1989 Porsche 911 Turbo Limited Edition
9/12/88 – We are pleased to confirm the details of the Porsche 911 Turbo Limited Edition available from March 1989 production. Each of the 50 examples will be built in Couple body style. Their specification offers a highly attractive combination of road-going performance with subtly distinctive exterior and interior enhancements.
Engine and Exterior Refinements.
The 911 Turbo Limited Edition comes equipped with the 330 bhp power unit normally only available in the 911 Turbo with Sport Equipment. In addition, the fitment of a limited slip differential as standard ensures the the increased engine performance can be used to it’s fullest extent.
This Limited Edition also adopts the rear wheel air intakes of the Sport Equipment version. However, the “Exclusive” front spoiler (with integral oil cooler) has not been available previously on a production car. Colour co-ordinated wheel centres are at no extra cost option and this model will be available in any of the current Exterior Colours.
The interior specification includes a 3-spoke steering wheel similar to that fitted to the original 911 Turbo. The leather horn boss will have a gold Porsche Crest, a will the leather gear knob on the shortened gear lever.
Any combination of the current Interior Colours for the leather upholstery is available as a no cost option, as is seat piping. The hand brake gaiter will also be covered in leather
Security and convenience are enhanced by the fitment of an Alarm System-1 as standard, while the standard audio specification is the Blaupunkt ‘Berlin’ radio/cassette player. In addition, each car will be fitted with a unique commerative plaque.
There interior refinements, allied to the facility to select an imaginative combination of colours, allows your customers the opportunity to specify their 911 Turbo Limited Edition to be both distinctive and individual.
Retail Price and Availability
The Total Retail Price for the 911 Turbo Limited edition will be $84,492.42. This represents excellent value, especially when compared with the cost of ordering this number of ‘high value’ options separately. As this is a strictly Limited Edition of only 50 models, initially each Centre will be allocated one vehicle. We are confident that the specifications of this special model will appeal to those Porsche drivers who appreciate the uniqueness of the classic 911 Turbo
|fuel feed||Bosch K-Jetronic Injection|
|displacement||3299 cc / 201.3 in³|
|bore||97 mm / 3.82 in|
|stroke||74.4 mm / 2.93 in|
|power||246.1 kw / 330 bhp @ 5750 rpm|
|specific output||100.03 bhp per litre|
|bhp/weight||253.85 bhp per tonne|
|torque||412.17 nm / 304 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm|
|body / frame||Unit Steel|
|driven wheels||RWD w/Limited Slip Differential|
|wheel type||Forged Light Alloy|
|front wheels||F 40.6 x 17.8 cm / 16 x 7 in|
|rear wheels||R 40.6 x 20.3 cm / 16 x 8 in|
|steering||Rack & Pinion|
|f suspension||MacPherson Struts w/Lower Wishbones, Torsion Bars, Shock Absorbers, Anti-Roll Bar|
|r suspension||Semi Trailing Arms w/Shock Absorbers, Anti-Roll Bar|
|curb weight||1300 kg / 2866 lbs|
|wheelbase||2272 mm / 89.4 in|
|front track||1432 mm / 56.4 in|
|rear track||1501 mm / 59.1 in|
|length||4291 mm / 168.9 in|
|width||1775 mm / 69.9 in|
|height||1310 mm / 51.6 in|
|gear ratios||2.25:1, 1.30:1, 0.89:1, 0.62:1|
|top speed||~273.6 kph / 170 mph|
|0 – 60 mph||~5.0 seconds|