1993 Porsche 968 Turbo S


1993 Porsche 968 Turbo S

The top model of the 968 series is the Turbo S, which also forms the basis for the 968 Turbo RS. Optically the Turbo S is distinguished by two additional air inlets in the engine bonnet, an additional spoiler lip on the nose section and a larger, adjustable rear wing. The body is lowered by 20 mm. The braking system originates from the Turbo S. — Porsche

1993 Porsche 968 Turbo S 1993 Porsche 968 Turbo S

In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
engine Water Cooled, Turbocharged Inline 4
valvetrain SOHC 2 valves / cyl
displacement 2990 cc / 182.5 in³
bore 103.9 mm / 4.09 in
stroke 87.9 mm / 3.46 in
compression 8.0:1
power 227.4 kw / 304.9 bhp @ 5400 rpm
specific output 101.97 bhp per litre
bhp/weight bhp per tonne
torque 500.0 nm / 368.8 ft lbs @ 3000 rpm
front tires F 235/40ZR18
rear tires R 265/35ZR18
front brakes Cross Drilled Discs w/Power Assist & ABS
f brake size mm / in
rear brakes Cross-Drilled Discs w/ Power Assist
r brake size mm / in
front wheels F 45.7 x 20.3 cm / 18.0 x 8.0 in
rear wheels R 45.7 x 25.4 cm / 18.0 x 10.0 in
steering Rack & Pinion w/Force Sensitive Hydrailc Assist
curb weight 1300 kg / 2866 lbs
wheelbase 2400 mm / 94.5 in
front track 1478 mm / 58.2 in
rear track 1450 mm / 57.1 in
length 4320 mm / 170.1 in
width 1735 mm / 68.3 in
height 1275 mm / 50.2 in
transmission 6-Speed Manual
gear ratios :1
top speed ~281.6 kph / 175.0 mph
0 – 60 mph ~4.5 seconds
0 – 1/4 mile ~13.0 seconds