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Porsche 911 Carrera Targa

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Porsche 911 Carrera Targa

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, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 275 km/h / 171 mph / 171 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from1996
Model911 Carrera TargaIssued 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) weight1475 kg / 3252 lb / 3252 lb
Width1735 mm / 68.3 in / 68.3 inDry weight
Height1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2272 mm / 89.4 in / 89.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1405 mm / 55.3 in / 55.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1444 mm / 56.9 in / 56.9 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)1.92 m2 / 20.6 sq ft / 20.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeM64.21Total 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)106.6 kW / 143.0 hp / 143.0 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 typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed275 km/h / 171 mph / 171 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio190.5 kW/ton / 144.3 bhp/ton / 144.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.40 s / 5.40 s / 5.40 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)12.30 s / 12.30 s / 12.30 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 emissions295 g/km / 475 g/mi / 475 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 16Wheels rear9J x 16
Tyres front205/55 ZR 16Tyres rear245/45 ZR 16
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 Targa

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