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Porsche 911 Carrera

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Porsche 911 Carrera

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), 3596 cm3 / 219.4 cu in / 219.4 cu in, 234.9 kW / 315.0 hp / 315.0 hp @ 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm, 370.0 N·m / 272.9 lb·ft / 272.9 lb·ft @ 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 285 km/h / 177 mph / 177 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from2001
Model911 CarreraIssued until
Serie911Number made
Model family996Body construction
Model code996Body designation
ManufacturerPorscheCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4130 l / 145.85 cu ft / 145.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4430 mm / 174.4 in / 174.4 inTotal (curb) weight1345 kg / 2965 lb / 2965 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1305 mm / 51.4 in / 51.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2350 mm / 92.5 in / 92.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1465 mm / 57.7 in / 57.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity64 l / 14.1 UK gal / 16.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.89  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.34Frontal area (A)1.96 m2 / 21.1 sq ft / 21.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.67 m2 / 7.2 sq ft / 7.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.6 kW / 22.2 hp / 22.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) (Boxer, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerPorscheValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionaluminium block & headsBore96.0 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.8 mm / 3.26 in / 3.26 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.16
Fuel supplyBo Motronic ME7.8 fuel inj.Engine displacement3596 cm3 / 219.4 cu in / 219.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity599.33 cm3/cylinder / 36.573 cu in/cylinder / 36.573 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.3 : 1
SumpdryMax. output power234.9 kW / 315.0 hp / 315.0 hp at 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque370.0 N·m / 272.9 lb·ft / 272.9 lb·ft at 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm7200 rpm / 7200 rpm / 7200 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)114.1 kW / 153.0 hp / 153.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output65.3 kW/l / 1.435 bhp/cu in / 1.435 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque102.9 N·m/l / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.84
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.44

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)3.50 s / 3.50 s / 3.50 sTop (maximal) speed285 km/h / 177 mph / 177 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.60 s / 4.60 s / 4.60 sPower-to-weight ratio234.2 kW/ton / 177.4 bhp/ton / 177.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.00 s / 5.00 s / 5.00 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)10.10 s / 10.10 s / 10.10 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time12.90 s / 12.90 s / 12.90 s (top 112 km/h / 70 mph / 70 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time22.70 s / 22.70 s / 22.70 s CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationrearEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3Turning circle10.6 m / 34.8 ft / 34.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs
Wheels front8J x 18Wheels rear10J x 18
Tyres frontPirelli P-Zero Rosso 225/40 ZR 18Tyres rearPirelli P-Zero Rosso 285/30 ZR 18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front318 mm / 12.5 in / 12.5 inBrake diameter rear299 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Porsche 911 Carrera

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