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928 (1977 - 1982)

928 Dimensions

Wheel base 98.43"
Track width front 60.80"
Track width rear 59.60"
Overall length 175.10"
Overall width 72.28"
Height 51.70"
Ground clearance 4.72"
Turning circle 38.4'
 

 
  • 928-Hi17
  • 928-Hi18
  • 928-Hi19
  • 928-Hi20

928 Changes/Upgrades by Model Year

1977 928  VIN Range - 9288200001 - 1139

  • 928 introduced
  • Wins "Car of the Year" in Europe
  • 4.5L 16 valve SOHC V8 rated at 219 bhp & 245 ft/lbs
  • Front engine rear transaxle layout provides nearly 50/50 weight distribution
  • Curb weight = 3,373(auto)/3,285(5-spd)
  • Wheels were 7x15 phone dials offset 65mm with 215/60 15 tires
  • Optional wheels were 7x16 phone dials with an offset of 65mm with 225/50 16 tires

  

1978 928  VIN Range - 9288200001 - 1139

  • Base MSRP: $28,500
  • No changes in specs

 

1979 928  VIN Range - 9289200001 - 2285

  • No Changes

 

1980 928  VIN Range - 92A0810011 - 1649

  • Base MSRP up to: $38,500
  • Power increased to 220 bhp & 265 ft/lbs
  • Curb weight = 3,385(auto)/3351(5-spd)

 

1981 928  VIN Range - WP0JA092_BS820011- 1668

  • Competition Package included upgraded suspension, wheels and spoilers from Euro 928 S

1982 928   VIN Range - WP0JA092_CS820001 - 2701

  • Special 928 Weissach edition was available and featured champagne gold metallic paint, matching brushed gold alloy wheels, two-tone interior and the extremely collectible three-piece Porsche luggage set. Officially, only 205 such cars were produced although there is evidence that more were built.

 

 

Model Year

Engine Size/Type

BHP/Torque

Compression Ratio

Final Drive Ratio

0-60

Top Speed

1977 928 - 3-speed Automatic 4.5L-16v M28/04 219/245 8.5:1 2.75 8.5 140
1977 928 - 5-speed Manual 4.5L-16v M28/03 219/245 8.5:1 2.75 7.5 143
1978 928 - 3-speed Automatic 4.5L-16v M28/04 219/245 8.5:1 2.75 8.5 140
1978 928 - 5-speed Manual 4.5L-16v M28/03 219/245 8.5:1 2.75 7.5 143
1979 928 - 3-speed Automatic 4.5L-16v M28/04 219/245 8.5:1 2.75 8.5 140
1979 928 - 5-speed Manual 4.5L-16v M28/03 219/245 8.5:1 2.75 7.5 143
1980 928 - 3-speed Automatic 4.5L-16v M28/14 220/265 9.0:1 2.75 8.5 140
1980 928 - 5-speed Manual 4.5L-16v M28/13 220/265 9.0:1 2.75 7.5 143
1981 928 - 3-speed Automatic 4.5L-16v M28/16 220/265 9.0:1 2.75 8.5 140
1981 928 - 5-speed Manual 4.5L-16v M28/15 220/265 9.0:1 2.75 7.5 143
1982 928 - 3-speed Automatic 4.5L-16v M28/16 220/265 9.0:1 2.75 8.5 140
1982 928 - 5-speed Manual 4.5L-16v M28/15 220/265 9.0:1 2.75 7.5 143

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