The Porsche 944 Turbo is the turbocharged and intercooled model of the Porsche 944.
Porsche made the Turbo the first car to use a ceramic port liner and produce identical power with or without a catalytic converter. Visually, it boasted 16 inch wheels, an altered rear spoiler, different front and rear bumpers, and a lower rear skirt.
Starting from the 1989 model year it received the same engine as the S model, upgrading the engine power from 220 hp up to 250 hp, and as of 1990 it featured a bow-shaped black rear wing. In the last model year, 1991, the 944 was also available as a Cabriolet.
Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed
The Porsche 944 Turbo appears in Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed, having a higher top speed and quicker acceleration over the base model.
In the PlayStation release it is featured as a Class 2 Golden Era car, and can be acquired in Evolution as new for 103,725 CR.
The 1990 coupé variant appears in the PlayStation release, and is featured as a Class 2 Golden Era car. It can be acquired in Evolution as new for 102,800 CR.
Need for Speed (Film)
A yellow Porsche 944 Turbo coupé appears in the illegal street race at the beginning of Need for Speed.
- Website: Porsche (2021) Porsche 944 Turbo. Available at: https://www.porsche.com/international/accessoriesandservice/classic/models/944/944-turbo/