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  Porsche 911 Carrera RSR
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced in:1973
Numbers built:8
Successor:Porsche 911 Carrera RSR Turbo 2.1
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 02, 2014
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Engine
Configuration 911/74 B6
Location Rear, longitudinally mounted
Construction magnesium alloy block and head
Displacement 2,996 cc / 182.8 cu in
Bore / Stroke 95.0 mm (3.7 in) / 70.4 mm (2.8 in)
Compression 11.2:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed Bosch Fuel Injection
Ignition Twin Spark
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 330 bhp / 246 KW @ 8,000 rpm
Torque 314 Nm / 232 ft lbs @ 6,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 110 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body steel and fibreglass panels
Chassis unitary steel
Front suspension McPherson struts, lower wishbones, coil springs over Bilstein shock absorbers
Rear suspension trailing arms, coil springs over telescopic Bilstein dampers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) ventilated discs
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,271 mm (89.4 in) / 1,467 mm (57.8 in) / 1,545 mm (60.8 in)
Fuel tank 120 Litre (31.7 Gallon US / 26.4 Gallon Imperial)

Race history
Major wins
1973 Daytona 24 Hours (Peter Gregg / Hurley Haywood in 911 360 0328)
1973 Targa Florio (Gijs van Lennep / Herbert Muller in 911 360 0588)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Porsche, Excellence was expected, by Karl Ludvigsen
  • From R to GT2 - The Racing Porsches 911 & 930, by John Starkey
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