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1989 Porsche Panamericana Concept Car


1989 Porsche Panamericana Concept Car Specifications
Though the 1989 Porsche Panamericana concept car never emerged from the realm of idea, it still captured the imagination of Porsche fans everywhere.
Though the 1989 Porsche Panamericana concept car never emerged from the realm of idea, it still captured the imagination of Porsche fans everywhere.
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Dr. Feryr Porsche earned the envy of car enthusiasts the world over when he received a 1989 Porsche Panamericana concept car as a birthday present. That envy only increased when people saw the 1989 Porsche Panamericana concept car specifications, detailed below.

Manufacturer: Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, West Germany

Body design: 2-passenger, 2-door coupe; glass/carbon fiber body, steel frame

Powertrain layout: rear-engine, 4-wheel drive

Wheelbase: 89.5 inches

Overall length: 164.4 inches

Overall width: 74.6 inches

Overall height: (with roof) 52.2 inches

Track, front: 54.3 inches

Track, rear: 54.1 inches

Weight: 3,197 pounds

Approximate price: not available

Engine type: sohc horizontally-opposed 6-cylinder

Displacement (liters/cubic inches): 3.6/220

Horsepower @ rpm: 247 @ 6100

Torque (lbs./ft.) @ rpm: 228 @ 4800

Fuel delivery: Bosch Motronic port fuel injection

Transmission: 5-speed manual

Suspension, front: independent struts with lower wishbones, coil springs, stabilizer bar

Suspension, rear: independent with semi-trailing arms, coil springs, stabilizer bar

Brakes: front/rear vented discs, anti-lock

1989 Porsche Panamericana Concept Car Performance

Top speed: approx. 160 mph

0-60 mph: less than 6.0 seconds

Quarter-mile: approx. 13.6 seconds

Speed @ quarter-mile: approx. 102 mph

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