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Porsche 356 1100 “Pre-A” Coupe (1952 – 1954) – Specifications & Performance

1952 – 1954 Porsche 356/1100 Coupe (Pre-A) Technical Specifications

Type Series Production Car
Production Years 1952 – 1954
Built At Stuttgart, Germany
Body Stylist Erwin Komenda
Price $ $2,000
Engine
Type 369 VW Air Cooled Flat-4 w/Porsche Cylinder Head
Position Rear, Longitudinal
Aspiration Natural
Valvetrain Pushrod OHV
Fuel Feed
Dual Solex 26 VFJ Downdraft
Displacement 1086 cc / 66.27 in³
Stroke 64 mm / 2.5 in
Compression 7.00:1
Power 40 bhp @ 4200 rpm
Torque 52 ft lbs @ 3300 rpm
Bhp/weight 50.38 bhp per tonne
Body / Frame
Steel Body over Steel Tub Chassis
Driven Wheels RWD
Wheel Type Steel Discs
Front Tires 5.00-16
Rear Tires 5.00-16
Steering VW Worm & Nut
F Suspension
VW Parallel Trailing Arms, Tubular Dampers
R Suspension
VW Leading Arms w/Torsion Bars, Hydraulic Lever-Arm Shock Absorbers
Curb Weight 794 kg / 1750 lbs
Wheelbase 2101 mm / 82.7 in
Front Track 1290 mm / 50.8 in
Rear Track 1250 mm / 49.2 in
Length 3950 mm / 155.5 in
Transmission VW 4-Speed Manual
Top Speed ~160 kph / 99.4 mph
0 – 60 Mph ~13.9 seconds
0 – 1/4 Mile ~19.2 seconds
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