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Porsche 911 Carrera RS

(1990 model)

Brief specs of 1990 Porsche 911 Carrera RS

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve flat (horizontally opposed, boxer) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 3600 cm3 / 219.7 cu in / 219.7 cu in, 193.9 kW / 260.0 hp / 260.0 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 313.0 N·m / 230.9 lb·ft / 230.9 lb·ft @ 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 259 km/h / 161 mph / 161 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from1990
Model911 Carrera RSIssued until
Serie911Number made
Model family964Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPorscheCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4250 mm / 167.3 in / 167.3 inTotal (curb) weight1195 kg / 2635 lb / 2635 lb
Width1651 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1320 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2268 mm / 89.3 in / 89.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.87  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)1.85 m2 / 19.9 sq ft / 19.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.59 m2 / 6.4 sq ft / 6.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.7 kW / 19.8 hp / 19.8 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerPorscheValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore100.0 mm / 3.94 in / 3.94 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke76.4 mm / 3.01 in / 3.01 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.31
Fuel supplyEngine displacement3600 cm3 / 219.7 cu in / 219.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings8Unitary capacity600.00 cm3/cylinder / 36.614 cu in/cylinder / 36.614 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio11.3 : 1
SumpdryMax. output power193.9 kW / 260.0 hp / 260.0 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque313.0 N·m / 230.9 lb·ft / 230.9 lb·ft at 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm / 4800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)96.9 kW / 130.0 hp / 130.0 hp (est.)
CoolantairSpecific output53.9 kW/l / 1.184 bhp/cu in / 1.184 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque86.9 N·m/l / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed259 km/h / 161 mph / 161 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.90 s / 4.90 s / 4.90 sPower-to-weight ratio217.6 kW/ton / 164.8 bhp/ton / 164.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationrearEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Lower wishbone, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7.5J x 17Wheels rear9J x 17
Tyres front205/50 ZR 17Tyres rear225/40 ZR 17
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter front322 mm / 12.7 in / 12.7 inBrake diameter rear299 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 in
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Porsche 911 Carrera RS

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