Porsche 356B 1600 Super 90 Roadster


The top of the range Roadster with the 90bhp engine of the Super 90, making it a fun and fast car in its day.
In other ways, it was identical to the 1600 Roadster, with the 356B body body updates, plus a lightweight hood and simpler, race-orientated interior.

Engine: Rear-mounted, air-cooled flat-four with two Solex 40 PII-4 twin-choke downdraft carburettors
Capacity: 1582cc
Compression ratio: 7.5:1
Bore and stroke: 82.5x74mm
Maximum power: 90bhp at 5500rpm
Maximum torque: 121Nm at 4300rpm
Transmission: Four speed manual driving the rear axle
Brakes: Front: 280x40mm drums; rear: 280x40mm drums
Suspension: Front: Two swinging arms with two transvers torsion bar springs, telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar; Rear: Swing axles with radius arms, two torsion bar springs and telescopic dampers. Compensating spring.
Wheels & tyres: Front: 4.5Jx15 with 5.60/15 tyres; Rear: 4.5Jx15 with 5.60/15 tyres (optional radial tyres: 165/15)
Length: 4010mm
Width 1670mm
Weight: 870kg
0-60mph: 13.5 sec
Top speed: 112mph