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  Porsche 906
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced in:1966
Numbers built:65 (including 9 prototypes with Fuel Injection and 4 flat eights)
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:February 06, 2006
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Engine
Configuration 901/20 B6
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction magnesium alloy block and head
Displacement 1,991 cc / 121.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 80.0 mm (3.1 in) / 66.0 mm (2.6 in)
Compression 10.3:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed 2 Weber 46 IDA 3C Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 210 bhp / 157 KW @ 8,000 rpm
Torque 196 Nm / 145 ft lbs @ 6,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 105 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis tubular chassis, plastic body
Suspension (fr/r) wishbones, coil springs
Steering ZF rack-and-pinion
Brakes discs, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 617 kilo / 1,360 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,113 mm (161.9 in) / 1,680 mm (66.1 in) / 980 mm (38.6 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,300 mm (90.6 in) / 1,338 mm (52.7 in) / 1,402 mm (55.2 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.34 bhp / kg
Top Speed 280 km/h (174 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1966 Targa Florio (Willy Mairesse / Herbert Muller in 128)

Auctions
Past sales

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