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Porsche 911 Carrera Tiptronic

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Porsche 911 Carrera Tiptronic

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head 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, 220.7 kW / 296.0 hp / 296.0 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, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 275 km/h / 171 mph / 171 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from1998
Model911 Carrera TiptronicIssued until
Serie911Number made
Model family996Body 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

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 clearance100 mm / 3.9 in / 3.9 inFuel capacity64 l / 14.1 UK gal / 16.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.89  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)1.94 m2 / 20.9 sq ft / 20.9 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.58 m2 / 6.2 sq ft / 6.2 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.4 kW / 19.3 hp / 19.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerPorscheValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore96.0 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.23
Fuel supplyDME fuel inj.Engine displacement3387 cm3 / 206.7 cu in / 206.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity564.50 cm3/cylinder / 34.448 cu in/cylinder / 34.448 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.3 : 1
SumpdryMax. output power220.7 kW / 296.0 hp / 296.0 hp at 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft at 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)87.2 kW / 116.9 hp / 116.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output65.2 kW/l / 1.432 bhp/cu in / 1.432 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque103.3 N·m/l / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.84
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.44

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed275 km/h / 171 mph / 171 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.00 s / 6.00 s / 6.00 sPower-to-weight ratio224.2 kW/ton / 169.9 bhp/ton / 169.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)13.00 s / 13.00 s / 13.00 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 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationrearEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Porsche 911 Carrera Tiptronic

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