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  Porsche 718 GTR
 

  Article 718-046 Specifications  
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Country of origin:Germany
Produced in:1962
Numbers built:One-Off
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 24, 2016
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Engine
Configuration Type 771 B8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 1,981 cc / 120.9 cu in
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 4 Carburettors
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 240 bhp / 179 KW
BHP/Liter 121 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium
Chassis steel tubular spaceframe
Front suspension twin parallel arms, torsion bars, telescopic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension unequal length wishbones, coil springs over dampers
Steering worm and nut
Brakes (fr/r) discs
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 720 kilo / 1,587 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,200 mm (86.6 in) / 1,290 mm (50.8 in) / 1,250 mm (49.2 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.33 bhp / kg
Top Speed 255 km/h (158 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1963 Targa Florio (Jo Bonnier / Carlo Mario Abate in 718-046)

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