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Porsche 912 (1965 – 1969) – Specifications & Performance

1965 – 1969 Porsche 912 Technical Specifications

Base Price in U.S. Dollars
1965: (European Delivery Only)
1966: $4,700.00
1967: $4,790.00 Coupe / $5,140.00 Targa
1968: $4,950.00 Coupe / $5,350.00 Targa
1969: $5,235.00 Coupe / $5,615.00 Targa
Performance
Power / Weight Ratio (w/ Driver)
22.2 lbs. / HP SAE
Speed 0-60 11.6 Seconds
Speed 0-80 19.9 Seconds
Speed 0-90 24.7 Seconds
1/4 Mile 18.1 Seconds
Top speed 119 MPH
Lateral Acceleration N/A
Dimensions / Weights
Wheelbase
1965-68: 87” / 1969: 89.3”
Overall Length 163.9″
Overall Width 63.4″
Overall Height 51.97″
Ground Clearance 5.91″
Dry Weight 2,095 lbs.
Maximum Permissible Weight 2,870 lbs.
Maximum Front Axle Load 1,256 lbs.
Maximum Rear Axle Load 1,700 lbs.
Weight Distribution – Front / Rear 45% / 55%
Chassis / Suspension
Track – Front / Rear 53.7″ / 52.5″
Frontal Area 18.4′ Sq.
Drag Coefficient 0.38
Steering
ZF Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio 1:17.78
Turns – Lock-to-Lock N/A
Turning Circle 36.2′
Disc Brake Rotor Diameter – Front / Rear 9.26″ / 9.6″
Stopping from 60mph 160′
Stopping from 70mph N/A
Stopping from 80mph 235′
Wheel Size
1965-67: 15″ x 4.5″ / 1968-69: 15″ x 5.5″
Tires 165 HR 15
Fuel Tank
16.4 U.S. Gallons / 62 Liters
Tank Range (Highway) 450 Miles
Engine
Type Flat-4 Pushrod
Displacement 1,582cc
Stroke / Bore
74.0mm x 82.5mm
Engine Dry Weight 287 lbs. / 130kg
Charging System
1965-67: 300w Generator
1968-69: 420w Generator
Fuel Supply
Mechanical Pump
Fuel Intake System
2 Solex 40 PII-4 Dual-Throat Carburetors
Battery Rating 45 Ah
Ignition Bosch Coil
Crankshaft Forged
Compression 9.3:1
Lubrication System
Pressure System w/ By-Pass Oil Filter
Oil Capacity 4.25 Quarts
Horsepower
90 bhp @ 5800 RPM
Torque
98 ft lbs @ 3500 RPM
Redline 6,100 RPM
Milage
27.6 MPG Average
Transmission – General Information
Axle Ratio
1965-68: 7:31:1 / 1969: 6.29:1
Final Drive Ratio 4.428:1
Weight w/ Transmission Fluid 110 lbs.
Transmission Fluid Capacity 2.65 Quarts

 

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