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  Porsche 935/78 'Moby Dick'
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced in:1978
Numbers built:Two (one never raced)
Internal name:930
Predecessor:Porsche 935/77 'Works'
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 19, 2014
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Engine
Configuration Type 935/71 B6
Location Rear, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 3,211 cc / 195.9 cu in
Bore / Stroke 95.8 mm (3.8 in) / 74.4 mm (2.9 in)
Compression 7.0:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Bosch Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Twin KKK Turbos
Power 845 bhp / 630 KW @ 8,200 rpm
Torque 784 Nm / 578 ft lbs @ 6,600 rpm
BHP/Liter 263 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass body
Chassis steel monocoque centre section with front and rear subframes
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 Type 930/50 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,025 kilo / 2,260 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,890 mm (192.5 in) / 1,990 mm (78.3 in) / 1,200 mm (47.2 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,279 mm (89.7 in) / 1,624 mm (63.9 in) / 1,575 mm (62 in)
Wheels (fr/r) 11 x 16 / 15 x 19

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.82 bhp / kg
Top Speed 365 km/h (227 mph)
0-60 mph 2.6 s

Race history
Major wins
1978 Silverstone 6 Hours (Jochen Mass / Jacky Ickx in 935-006)

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