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Porsche 911 Carrera S Tiptronic

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Porsche 911 Carrera S Tiptronic

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve flat (horizontally opposed, boxer) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3600 cm3 / 219.7 cu in / 219.7 cu in, 209.5 kW / 280.9 hp / 280.9 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 340.0 N·m / 250.8 lb·ft / 250.8 lb·ft @ 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 270 km/h / 168 mph / 168 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from1997
Model911 Carrera S TiptronicIssued until
Serie911Number made
Model family993Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPorscheCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4245 mm / 167.1 in / 167.1 inTotal (curb) weight1500 kg / 3307 lb / 3307 lb
Width1795 mm / 70.7 in / 70.7 inDry weight
Height1285 mm / 50.6 in / 50.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2272 mm / 89.4 in / 89.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1405 mm / 55.3 in / 55.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1536 mm / 60.5 in / 60.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance110 mm / 4.3 in / 4.3 inFuel capacity74 l / 16.2 UK gal / 19.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.87  

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 CodeM64.22Total 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 supplySMPFiEngine 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 DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.3 : 1
SumpdryMax. output power209.5 kW / 280.9 hp / 280.9 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque340.0 N·m / 250.8 lb·ft / 250.8 lb·ft at 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)90.7 kW / 121.6 hp / 121.6 hp (est.)
CoolantairSpecific output58.2 kW/l / 1.279 bhp/cu in / 1.279 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque94.4 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed270 km/h / 168 mph / 168 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio187.3 kW/ton / 141.9 bhp/ton / 141.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.40 s / 6.40 s / 6.40 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)13.95 s / 13.95 s / 13.95 sFuel 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 emissions296 g/km / 476 g/mi / 476 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationrearEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.5Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strutSuspension rear
Wheels front7J x 17Wheels rear9J x 17
Tyres front205/50 ZR 17Tyres rear245/40 ZR 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front304 mm / 12.0 in / 12.0 inBrake diameter rear299 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 in
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Porsche 911 Carrera S Tiptronic

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