Model: 944 Turbo SE.
Maker: Porsche AG.
Importer: Porsche Cars GB Ltd.
Type: 2 + 2 sports coupé
Engine: 2479cc (100 x 78.9mm) all-alloy 4 in-line, sohc, twin balance shafts, two valves per cyl. KKK turbocharger, max boost 0.82 bar, Bosch L-Jetronic management with knock-sensors and electronic boost control. Power: 250 bhp at 6000 rpm. Torque: 258 lb ft at 4000 rpm.
Transmission: RWD, rear-mounted five-speed manual transaxle. limited slip diff.
Suspension: (Front): MacPherson struts with lower wishbone, coil springs, antiroll bar. (Rear): Semi-trailing arms. torsion bars, telescopic dampers, anti-roll bar.
Steering: Power-assisted rack and pinion.
Brakes: Servo-assisted, ABS. (Front): 12in ventilated discs. (Rear): 11.8in ventilated discs, integral handbrake drums.
Wheels and tyres: 16in forged alloy rims. 7in front. 9in rear. Goodyear Eagle tyres, 225/50 VR front. 245/45 VR rear.
Performance: 0-60 mph: 5.7 sec. Maximum speed: 161 mph (manufacturer’s figure).
Economy: 18.1 mpg overall.