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  Porsche 997 Carrera

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Country of origin:Germany
Introduced in:2008
Internal name:997
Successor:Porsche 911 Carrera
Source:Company press release
Last updated:June 06, 2008
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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 Direct Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 345 bhp / 257 KW
BHP/Liter 96 bhp / liter

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 PDK Twin Clutch 6 speed Automatic
Drive Rear wheel drive

Performance figures
0-60 mph 4.4 s

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