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  Porsche 356 1500 Speedster
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1954 - 1955
Designed by:Erwin Komenda
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 15, 2008
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Engine
Configuration Lexus 4GR-FSE V6
Location Rear, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 2,499 cc / 152.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 83.0 mm (3.3 in) / 77.0 mm (3 in)
Compression 12.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Direct Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 204 bhp / 152 KW @ 6,400 rpm
Torque 252 Nm / 186 ft lbs @ 4,800 rpm
BHP/Liter 82 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis steel body on steel platform frame
Front suspension independent, transverse torsion bar, telescopic shock absorbers
Rear suspension independent, swing axles, transverse torsion bar, telescopic shock absorbers
Steering worm-and-nut
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 794 kilo / 1,751 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,100 mm (82.7 in) / 1,290 mm (50.8 in) / 1,250 mm (49.2 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.26 bhp / kg
Top Speed 153 km/h (95 mph)
0-60 mph 13.9 s

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  • Porsche, Excellence was expected, by Karl Ludvigsen
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