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Country of origin:Germany
Produced in:1979
Numbers built:7
Internal name:930
Predecessor:Porsche 935/77A
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:July 10, 2007
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Engine
Configuration Type 930/79 B6
Location Rear, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 3,124 cc / 190.6 cu in
Bore / Stroke 97.0 mm (3.8 in) / 70.4 mm (2.8 in)
Compression 7.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed Bosch Fuel Injection
Aspiration Single KKK Turbo
Power 680 bhp / 507 KW @ 8,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 218 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis unitary steel with fibreglass body panels
Front suspension McPherson struts, lower wishbones, adjustable anti-roll bar
Rear suspension semi-trailing arms, coil springs over shock absorbers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) ventilated and cross-drilled discs
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,025 kilo / 2,260 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,271 mm (89.4 in) / 1,501 mm (59.1 in) / 1,557 mm (61.3 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.66 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1979 Daytona 24 Hours (Danny Ongais / Ted Field / Hurley Haywood in 930 990 0029)
1979 Road Atlanta 100 Mile (Dick Barbour in 930 990 0030)
1979 Riverside 6 Hours (Don Whittingdon / Bill Whittingdon in 930 990 0026)
1979 Laguna Seca 100 mile (Dick Barbour in 930 990 0030)
1979 Lime Rock Grand Prix (Dick Barbour in 930 990 0030)
1979 Brainerd 100 Mile (Dick Barbour in 930 990 0030)
1979 Mid-Ohio 250 Mile (Dick Barbour / Hurley Haywood in 930 990 0030)
1979 Sears Point 100 Mile (Dick Barbour in 930 990 0030)
1979 Portland Grand Prix (Dick Barbour in 930 990 0030)
1979 Road Atlanta 100 Mile (Dick Barbour in 930 990 0030)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Porsche, Excellence was expected, by Karl Ludvigsen
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