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  Porsche 997 Carrera
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:2004 - 2008
Internal name:997
Source:Company press release
Last updated:May 12, 2005
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Engine
Configuration B6
Location Rear, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 3,596 cc / 219.4 cu in
Bore / Stroke 96.0 mm (3.8 in) / 82.8 mm (3.3 in)
Compression 11.3:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Sequential multi point Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 325 bhp / 242 KW @ 6,800 rpm
Torque 370 Nm / 273 ft lbs @ 4,250 rpm
BHP/Liter 90 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis unitary steel
Front suspension McPherson struts, lower control arms, coil springs, gas pressurized twin-tube shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension multi-link, coil springs, single sleeve gas pressurized shock absorbers
Steering rack-and-pinion, power assisted
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round, ABS
Gearbox 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,395 kilo / 3,075 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,461 mm (175.6 in) / 1,808 mm (71.2 in) / 1,310 mm (51.6 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,350 mm (92.5 in) / 1,486 mm (58.5 in) / 1,534 mm (60.4 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.23 bhp / kg
Top Speed 285 km/h (177 mph)
0-60 mph 4.8 s
0-100 mph 11.0 s

Resources
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  • Porsche, Excellence was expected, by Karl Ludvigsen
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