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  Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Lightweight
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1972 - 1973
Numbers built:200
Introduced at:1972 Paris Motor Show
Internal name:M471
Successor:Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:July 18, 2005
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Engine
Configuration 911/83 B6
Location Rear, longitudinally mounted
Construction magnesium alloy block and head
Displacement 2,687 cc / 164 cu in
Bore / Stroke 90.0 mm (3.5 in) / 70.4 mm (2.8 in)
Compression 8.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed Bosch Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 210 bhp / 157 kW @ 6,300 rpm
Torque 274 Nm / 202 ft lbs @ 5,100 rpm
BHP/Liter 78 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis unitary steel
Front suspension McPherson struts, lower wishbones, longitudinal torsion bars, Bilstein shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension trailing arms, torsion bars, tubular shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes (fr/r) ventilated discs
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,095 kilo / 2,414 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,102 mm (161.5 in) / 1,652 mm (65 in) / 1,320 mm (52 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,272 mm (89.4 in) / 1,372 mm (54 in) / 1,404 mm (55.3 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.19 bhp / kg
Top Speed 241 km/h (150 mph)
0-60 mph 5.7 s

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  • Porsche, Excellence was expected, by Karl Ludvigsen
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