Porsche 944 facts for kids
|Layout||Front mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive|
|Wheelbase||2,400 mm (94.5 in)|
|Width||1,735 mm (68.3 in)|
|Height||1,275 mm (50.2 in)|
|Designer||Harm Lagaay (Porsche AG)|
The Porsche 944 is a sports car manufactured by German automobile manufacturer Porsche from 1982 to 1991. A front-engine, rear-wheel drive mid-level model based on the 924 platform, the 944 was available in coupé or cabriolet body styles, with either naturally aspirated or turbocharged engines.
The 944 was to continue production in the 1990s but major revisions planned for a 944 "S3" model eventually morphed into the 968, which became its replacement. Over 163,000 cars were produced in total, making it the most successful sports car in Porsche's history until the introductions of the Boxster and 997 Carrera.
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