1983 Porsche 956 Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Mid
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Aluminum, Monocoque
Production Years for Series : 1982 - 1985
Weight : 1852 lbs | 840.053 kg

Performance

Top Speed : 221 mph | 355.589 km/h

Power

Twin-turbocharged Flat 6 | Type 935/76
Displacement : 2649 cc | 161.7 cu in. | 2.6 L.
Power : 620 BHP (456.32 KW) @ 8200 RPM
Torque :442 Ft-Lbs (600 NM) @ 5000 RPM
Bore : 92.3 mm | 3.634 in.
Stroke : 66.0 mm | 2.598 in.
Compression : 7.5:1
Valvetrain : 24 DOHC (4 valves per cylinder)
Bosch DME Fuel Injection
Redline : 8500 RPM
Crankshaft :Steel
Pistons :Forged-Alloy
Connecting rods :Titanium
Transmission:
5 Manual

Production Figures

956 Production (1982-1985) : 27
1983 Porsche 956

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 1
Exterior
Length : 189.0 in | 4800 mm.
Width : 78.7 in | 2000 mm.
Wheelbase : 104.3 in | 2650 mm.

Handling

Suspension
Front : Wishbones,

Rear : Wishbones, coil-springs, shock absorbers

1983 Averages

Avg. Household Income : $21,070
Avg. Home : $82,600

The 1983 Porsche 956 measures 78.74 inches in width, 188.98 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 104.33 inches.


Group C Vehicles

Concepts by Porsche

Porsche Monthly Sales Volume

December 2019
4,733
November 2019
6,326
October 2019
5,447
September 2019
5,213
August 2019
4,636
July 2019
4,956
June 2019
5,205
May 2019
5,010
April 2019
5,018
March 2019
4,779
February 2019
4,826
January 2019
5,419
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