Technical Information

Engine

Engine Code: M44.52
Engine Type: Inline 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft (SOHC), 2 valves per cylinder
Displacement: 2479 cc / 2,5 l
Stroke: 78,9 mm
Bore: 100 mm
Compression Ratio: 8:0:1
Power: 247 hp / 184 kW @ 6000 rpm
Torque: 350 Nm / 250 ft-lb @ 4000 rpm
Fuel System: Bosch L-Jetronic
Turbocharger: KKK K26 26/70
Max Boost: 1,82 bar

Transmission

Transmission Type / Code: G016R / AOR
1st Gear: 3.500:1
2nd Gear: 2.059:1
3rd Gear: 1.400:1
4th Gear: 1.034:1
5th Gear: 0.829:1
Reverse: 3.500:1
Axle Ratio: 3.375:1
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

Wheelbase: 2400 mm / 94.5 in
Length: 4230 mm / 166.5 in
Width: 1735 mm / 68.3 in
Height: 1275 mm / 48.6 in
Curb Weight: 1400 kg

Chassis

Height adjustable Koni suspension
Front Tires: 225/60 VR 16
Rear Tires: 245/45 VR 16
Front Wheel Size: 7J x 16
Rear Wheel Size: 9J x 16

Performance

Top Speed: 260 kmh / 162 mph
Acceleration 0-100 kmh / 0.62 mph: 5,9 s

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 (Deutche Mark)