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Porsche 356 A 1500 GS Carrera Coupe (1956 – 1958) – Specifications & Performance

1956 – 1958 Porsche 356A/1500GS Carrera Coupe Technical Specifications

Type Series Production Car
Built At Germany
Coachbuilder Reutter Karosserie
Price $ $5,995
Engine
Type 547/1 Flat-4 w/Dry Sump Lubrication
Position Rear, Longitudinal
Aspiration Natural
Block Material Aluminum
Valvetrain DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl
Fuel Feed
2 Type 40PII Knecht-Filtered Twin-Throat Solex Carburetors
Displacement 1498 cc / 91.4 in³
Bore 85.09 mm / 3.35 in
Stroke 66.0 mm / 2.6 in
Compression 9.0:1
Power 108 bhp @ 6400 rpm
Torque 91 ft lbs @ 5200 rpm
Specific Output 72.1 bhp per litre
Bhp/weight 124.59 bhp per tonne
Body / Frame Unitary Steel Monocoque
Driven Wheels RWD
Front Tires 5.90-15 Super Sport
Rear Tires 5.90-15 Super Sport
Curb Weight 923 kg / 2035 lbs
Wheelbase 2101 mm / 82.7 in
Front Track 1306 mm / 51.4 in
Rear Track 1273 mm / 50.1 in
Transmission 4-Speed Manual
Top Speed 124 mph
0 – 60 Mph ~11.5 seconds
0 – 100 Mph ~33.5 seconds
0 – 1/4 Mile ~17.7 seconds
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