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  Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced in:1974
Numbers built:53
Predecessor:Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:August 11, 2016
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Engine
Configuration B6
Location Rear, longitudinally mounted
Construction magnesium alloy block and head
Displacement 2,993 cc / 182.6 cu in
Bore / Stroke 95.0 mm (3.7 in) / 70.4 mm (2.8 in)
Compression 9.8:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed Bosch Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 230 bhp / 172 KW @ 6,200 rpm
Torque 275 Nm / 203 ft lbs @ 5,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 77 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body steel and fibreglass panels
Chassis unitary steel
Front suspension McPherson struts, wishbones, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension trailing arms, torsion bars, tubular shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) ventilated discs
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,095 kilo / 2,414 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,242 mm (167 in) / 1,778 mm (70 in) / 1,321 mm (52 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,272 mm (89.4 in) / 1,443 mm (56.8 in) / 1,473 mm (58 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.21 bhp / kg
Top Speed 238 km/h (148 mph)
0-60 mph 5.2 s
0-100 mph 13.7 s

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  • Porsche, Excellence was expected, by Karl Ludvigsen
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