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Fade-Proof Brakes, The 1964 Porsche 356. Facts & Specs.

When the Porsche 356 was introduced in 1948 the original sticker price was $3,750 USD, which is about $40,000 after adjusted for inflation. With the introduction of their first production car, Porsche established itself as a true sports car enthusiasts car. With extremely nimble handling, and a light weight, it easily outmaneuvered competing cars of the era. Finally with the introduction of disc brakes in 1964 they earned their reputation for incredible stopping power as well, creating a truly fully rounded sport car.

 

Performance

  • Power: 87.0 bhp
  • Torque: 91.0 lb ft
  • MPG: 26.4 mpg
  • Top speed: 109.0 mph
  • 0-60mph: 12.4 secs

Engine

  • Configuration: Flat 4
  • Aspiration: Natural
  • Fuel:¬†Gasoline
  • Fuel delivery: 2 carburetors
  • Valves per cylinder: 2

    Other

    • Transmission type: manual
    • Number of gears: 5
    • Drive train:
      Rear-Engine RWD
    • Curb weight: 2061 lbs
    • Production period: July 1963 to March 1965


         

        September 25, 2018 — Peter Modzelewski