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  Porsche 917/10K
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced in:1972
Numbers built:13 (All 917/10s)
Predecessor:Porsche 917 PA Spyder
Successor:Porsche 917/30
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:April 04, 2011
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Engine
Configuration 912.51 180º V12
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction magnesium alloy block, aluminium alloy head
Displacement 4,494 cc / 274.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 85.0 mm (3.3 in) / 66.0 mm (2.6 in)
Compression 6.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Gear driven
Fuel feed Bosch Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Twin Turbos
Power 1,000 bhp / 746 KW @ 7,800 rpm
Torque 931 Nm / 687 ft lbs @ 4,600 rpm
BHP/Liter 223 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass reinforced plastic body panels
Chassis aluminium tubular space frame
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs, shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) ventilated discs
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 767 kilo / 1,691 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,740 mm (147.2 in) / 2,080 mm (81.9 in) / 1,145 mm (45.1 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,316 mm (91.2 in) / 1,620 mm (63.8 in) / 1,584 mm (62.4 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 1.3 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1972 Can-Am Road Atlanta (George Follmer in 917/10-003)
1972 Can-Am Mid-Ohio (George Follmer in 917/10-003)
1972 Can-Am Road America (George Follmer in 917/10-003)
1972 Can-Am Edmonton (Mark Donohue in 917/10-005)
1972 Can-Am Laguna Seca (George Follmer in 917/10-003)
1972 Can-Am Riverside (George Follmer in 917/10-003)
1973 Can-Am Mosport (Charlie Kemp in 917/10-005)
1973 Can-Am Road Atlanta (George Follmer in 917/10-005)

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Resources
Suggested reading
  • Porsche, Excellence was expected, by Karl Ludvigsen
  • Porsche 917 Profile, by John Allen
  • Can-Am, by Pete Lyons
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