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Porsche 928 (1982) – Specifications & Performance

1982 Porsche 928 Technical Specifications

The Porsche Model 928 was launched in 1977 and was powered by a water-cooled V-8 engine. Porsche upgraded the engine from mechanical to electronic fuel injection in 1980 for US models, although power remained the same. Below are the specifications and performance for the 1982 model year 928.

Model Year & Variant 1982 928
Model Year 1982
Model Variant 928
Type V8
Induction Normally-aspirated
Cooling Water-cooled
Valvetrain Single overhead camshafts
Injection Port injection
Bore & Stroke 3.74 in/95.0 mm x 3.12 in/78.9 mm
Displacement 272.91 ci/4,474 cc
Power 231 @ 5500 rpm
Torque 265 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Max RPM 6000 rpm
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Transmission 5-speed manual, 3-speed auto
Layout Front-engined, rear-wheel drive
Curb Weight 3,197 lbs. manual/3,285 lbs. auto
Height 51.61 in/1,311 mm
Ground Clearance 4.69 in/119 mm
Length 175.67 in/4,462 mm
Wheelbase 98.43 in/2,500 mm
Width 72.28 in/1,836 mm
Track Front 61.06 in/1,551 mm
Track Rear 60.24 in/1,530 mm
Drag Coefficient 0.38
Wheel Size Front 16 x 7
Wheel Size Rear 16 x 7
Tire Size Front 225/50VR-16
Tire Size Rear 225/50VR-16
Brake Caliper Front Floating 1-piston
Brake Caliper Rear Floating 1-piston
Brake Disc Type Front Ventilated discs
Brake Disc Type Rear Ventilated discs
Brake 11.10 in/282 mm x .81 in/20.6 mm
Brake Disc Size Rear 11.42 in/290 mm x .81 in/20.6 mm
0 to 60 mph time N/A
Top Speed (Automatic) 143 mph manual/140 mph automatic
Top Speed (Manual)
MPG City N/A
MPG Highway N/A
MPG Combined N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity 22.7 U.S. gallons
Required Octane Premium unleaded (91+)