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Porsche 911 3.4 Carrera

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Porsche 911 3.4 Carrera

2-door 4-seater coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve flat (horizontally opposed, boxer) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3387 cm3 / 206.7 cu in / 206.7 cu in, 220.0 kW / 295.0 hp / 295.0 hp @ 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm, 350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft @ 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from1997
Model911 3.4 CarreraIssued until0
Serie996Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation996
ManufacturerPorscheCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platform996Number of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4430 mm / 174.4 in / 174.4 inTotal (curb) weight1320 kg / 2910 lb / 2910 lb
Width1765 mm / 69.5 in / 69.5 inDry weight
Height1305 mm / 51.4 in / 51.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2350 mm / 92.5 in / 92.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1455 mm / 57.3 in / 57.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.8851063829787  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.96 m2 / 21.1 sq ft / 21.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement3387 cm3 / 206.7 cu in / 206.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power220.0 kW / 295.0 hp / 295.0 hp at 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm
AspirationMax. torque350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft at 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)88.0 kW / 118.0 hp / 118.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output65.0 kW/l / 1.427 bhp/cu in / 1.427 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque103.3 N·m/l / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/50-255/40 R17Tyres rear205/50-255/40 R17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Porsche 911 3.4 Carrera

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