Technical Information

Engine

Engine CodeM44.52
Engine TypeInline 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft (SOHC), 2 valves per cylinder
Displacement2479 cc / 2,5 l
Stroke78,9 mm
Bore100 mm
Compression Ratio8:0:1
Fuel SystemBosch L-Jetronic
TurbochargerKKK K26 26/70
Max Boost1,82 bar

Transmission

Transmission Type / CodeG016R / AOR
1st Gear*3.500:1
2nd Gear*2.059:1
3rd Gear1.400:1
4th Gear1.034:1
5th Gear0.829:1
Reverse3.500:1
Axle Ratio3.375:1

Limited slip differential with 40% lockup (option code 220) as standard with reinforced inner plates and molybdenum coated differential shafts.

*1st and 2nd gears on drive shaft blasted for extra strength.

Dimensions

Wheelbase2400 mm / 94.5 in
Length4230 mm / 166.5 in
Width1735 mm / 68.3 in
Height1275 mm / 48.6 in
Curb Weight1400 kg / 3087 lb

Chassis

Height adjustable Koni suspension.

Front Tires225 / 60 VR 16
Rear Tires245 / 45 VR 16
Front Wheel Size7J x 16
Rear Wheel Size9J x 16

Performance

Top Speed260 kmh / 162 mph
Acceleration 0-100 kmh / 0.62 mph  5,9 s
Power247 hp / 184 kW @ 6000 rpm
Torque350 Nm / 250 ft-lb @ 4000 rpm

Additional Information

Designer: Harm Lagaay.
Soft top were built by ASC - American Sunroof Company.
Manufactured between Feb 1991 - Apr 1991 in Neckarsulm factory, Germany.
VIN numbers: WP0ZZZ95ZMN130061 - WP0ZZZ95ZMN130625 (total of 565 cars, unconfirmed).
Compared to the Coupe model, Cabriolet's windshield is lowered about 6 cm (2.4 in) and raked back to reduce the wind noise when the top is down.
Only RoW (Rest of World) models were made, none imported to the USA markets.
Price in 1991: 103,725 DM (Deutsche Mark).