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  Porsche 936
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1976 - 1980
Numbers built:3 - 5
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:July 06, 2015
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Engine
Configuration Type 935/73 B6
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 2,142 cc / 130.7 cu in
Bore / Stroke 87.0 mm (3.4 in) / 60.0 mm (2.4 in)
Compression 7.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed Bosch Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration KKK Turbo
Power 540 bhp / 403 KW @ 8,000 rpm
Torque 471 Nm / 347 ft lbs @ 6,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 252 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body three piece fibreglass body
Chassis multi-tubular aluminium spaceframe
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, variable rate coil springs, Bilstein telescopic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated and cross-drilled discs, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Clutch Dry, triple plate
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 700 kilo / 1,543 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,960 mm (195.3 in) / 1,920 mm (75.6 in) / 1,270 mm (50 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,410 mm (94.9 in) / 1,540 mm (60.6 in) / 1,515 mm (59.6 in)
Fuel tank 160 Litre (42.3 Gallon US / 35.2 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) 10.5 x 15 / 15 x 15
Tyres (fr/r) 265/565 - 15 / 340/600 - 15

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.77 bhp / kg
Top Speed 350 km/h (217 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1976 Monza 4 Hours (Jochen Mass / Jacky Ickx in 936-002)
1976 Imola 500 km (Jochen Mass / Jacky Ickx in 936-002)
1976 24 Hours of Le Mans (Gijs van Lennep / Jacky Ickx in 936-002)
1976 Coppa Florio Pergusa (Jochen Mass / Rolf Stommelen in 936-002)
1976 Dijon 500 km (Jochen Mass / Jacky Ickx in 936-001)
1976 Salzburgring 200 mile (Jochen Mass in 936-002)
1977 24 Hours of Le Mans (Jurgen Barth / Jacky Ickx / Hurley Haywood in 936-001)
1981 24 Hours of Le Mans (Derek Bell / Jacky Ickx in 936-003)

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