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Country of origin:Germany
Produced in:1962
Numbers built:4
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:June 04, 2009
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Engine
Configuration Type 753 B8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-aluminium block, aluminium alloy head
Displacement 1,494 cc / 91.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 66.0 mm (2.6 in) / 54.6 mm (2.1 in)
Compression 10.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 4 Weber 38 DCNL4 Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 184 bhp / 137 KW @ 9,300 rpm
BHP/Liter 123 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on steel tubular frame
Front suspension double wishbones, longitudinal torsion bars, in-board mounted shock absorbers
Rear suspension double wishbones, torsion tube, in-board mounted shock absorbers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes discs, all-round
Gearbox 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 452 kilo / 997 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,600 mm (141.7 in) / N/A / N/A
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,300 mm (90.6 in) / 1,295 mm (51 in) / 1,285 mm (50.6 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.41 bhp / kg
Top Speed 270 km/h (168 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1962 French Grand Prix (Dan Gurney in 804-1)

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