In 1952 the Porsche 356 1500 was released with an increase in power that was quite impressive for the time. By today’s standards the 1952 Porsche 356 1500 may not seem inspiring with its upgraded 60hp power plant, but for the time a car capable of exceeding 100mph was truly impressive for the time. Along with its upgraded engine capacity the 1956 356 1500 had some additional upgrades such as; its previous 2 piece windscreen replaced with a one piece, new rubber bumpers and subtle upgraded interior styling. The 1952 Porsche 356 1500 began to pop up on the radar screen as a impressive sports car of the time.
1952 Porsche 356 1500 Specifications Specs:
Engine Capacity: 1488cc
Compression ratio: 7:1
Maximum Power: 60hp @ 5000rpm
Maximum Torque: 75 ft-lbs @ 3000rpm
Brakes: Front: 230x30mm drums; rear: 230x30mm drums
Suspension: Front: Double parallel arms with torsion bar springs, telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar; Rear: Swing axles with torsion bar springs and telescopic dampers
Wheels & Tires: Front: 30Dx16 with 5.00/16 tires 30Dx16 with 5.00/16 tires
Length: 152″ inches
Width: 65″ inches
Weight: 1698 lbs
0-60 mph: 15.5 seconds
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