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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1954 - 1955
Internal name:356
Designed by:Erwin Komenda
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 15, 2008
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Engine
Configuration B4
Location Rear, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 1,488 cc / 90.8 cu in
Bore / Stroke 80.0 mm (3.1 in) / 74.0 mm (2.9 in)
Compression 7.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 2 Solex 32 PBI Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 55 bhp / 41 kW @ 4,400 rpm
Torque 106 Nm / 78 ft lbs @ 3,200 rpm
BHP/Liter 37 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body steel body
Chassis steel platform
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 (fr/r) drums
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 0.07 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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