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The Porsche 968 was manufactured from 1992 through 1995 and proved to be a formidable sports car for the entry-level Porsche market after replacing the Porsche 944. The two-door 968 had a 16-valve, 3-litre inline four-cylinder engine with a six-speed manual transmission and an optional four-speed automatic transmission available. Another option was an 8-valve, 3-litre inline four-cylinder engine with turbo boost.
The Porsche 968 had a curb weight of 3,086 pounds with a 94.5 inch wheelbase and 4.9 inches of ground clearance. The 968 was a popular club car at various race tracks and could do 0-60 mph in 5.9 seconds with a top speed of nearly 159 mph in its stock configuration. The stock version of the 968 also generated 240 horsepower at 6,200 rpm and 225 foot-pounds of torque at 4,100 rpm, which made it the most powerful normally aspirated four-cylinder vehicle of its time. The rear-wheel-drive sports car had 17-inch wheels that delivered its power to the ground