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1952 Porsche 356 1500 America Roadster

Information

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Quick Facts

Chassis Code: Type 540

Build Start: 1952

Specifications

General
  • 1952
  • Type 540
  • Type 540
Dimensions
  • 2100mm
  • 1248mm
  • 1660mm
  • 52litres
  • 1306mm
  • 3850mm
  • 1250mm
  • 605kg
Body Details
  • 2 seater roadster
Engine Details
  • 4 speed manual
  • 4.43
  • Porsche
  • Flat 4
  • 80 × 74mm
  • 72.58Nm/litre
  • 8.2:1
  • N
  • rear
  • 0.8
  • naturally aspirated petrol
  • 528
  • 1.5 litre (1488cc)
  • 1.08
  • 34.6 kW/litre47 ps/litre, 46.4 0.76bhp/litre
  • wet sumped
  • Air
  • Normal
  • longitudinal
Performance
  • 108 Nmlb/ft
  • 115.63 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
  • rear wheel drive
  • 70 @ 5000 rpm
  • 180km/h
  • 11.76kg/kW
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Fuel Consump.
  • 2 Solex 40 PBIC carburettors
Chassis & Geomtry
  • 1.83
Brakes
  • 230mm
  • 912.1kPa
  • Dr/Dr
  • 230mm
Wheels & Tyres
  • 16x3¼D
  • 5.25-16
  • 16x3¼D
  • 5.25-16
Other
  • overhead valve (OHV), 2 valves per cylinder, 8 valves in total
  • 372cc
  • 2
  • 15.9
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