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Road and Track Road Test No. F-8-52 Porsche Coupe, 356-4 Specifications Cylinders 4, horiz. opposed Valves inclined ohv, pushrod Horsepower 65 at 4800 rpm Bore and stroke 80 x 74 mm (3.14 x 2.91 in.) Displacement 1488 cc (90.7 cu in.) Compression ratio 7.2:1 Mph per 1000 rpm 20,7 Steering lock to lock 2 1/8 turns Turning circle 33 ft. 8 in. Tire size 5.00 x 16 Transmission 4 speed non-syncromesh; center shift 1st gear (overall) 15.93:1 2nd gear (overall) 9.16:1 3rd gear (overall) 5.54:1 4th gear (overall) (o'drive) 3.54:1 Curb weight 1850 lbs Weight, front 844 lbs Weight, rear 1006 lbs Weight as tested 2150 lbs Track, front 50 3/4 in. Track, rear 49 1/4 in. Overall length 152 1/2 in. Overall width 63 1/4 in. Seating cap. 2, occasional 3 List price $4208 (East) $4350 (West) Tapley Readings Pulling power lbs per ton Gear Mph Acceleration Thru Gears Mph-Secs. Deceleration Rate (Coasting) lbs per ton at-mph Shifting Points From gear-at mph Performance Test conditions- sea leval, calm, dry night, 85 degrees F, premium fuel Flying 1/4 mile 103.4 mph Fastest one way 104.6 mph Standing 1/4 mile 18.35 secs. Speedometer Correction Speedometer mph-actual mph Fuel Consumption City driving 27 mpg Open road 35 mpg Fuel capacity 13 gal. 1 1/3 gal. reserve Oil capacity 2 1/2 qt.
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