1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 993

This car has a 2 door coupé body style with a rear mounted engine powering the rear wheels. It forms part of Porsche's 993 model series. The 3.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder unit that has an output of 281 bhp (285 PS/210 kW) of power at 6100 rpm, and maximum torque of 340 N·m (251 lb·ft/34.7 kgm) at 5250 rpm. Lubrication is of the dry sump-type. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 6 speed manual set of gears. The claimed weight at the kerb is 1445 kg. The Porsche 911 Carrera is said to be able to attain a maxiumum speed of 275 km/h (171 mph), officially quoted fuel consumption figures are 17.6/8.6/11.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 295.0 g/km.

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1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 993 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4245 mm
How heavy?
1445 kg
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3600 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Flat
How much power?
285 PS / 281 bhp / 210 kW @ 6100 rpm
How much torque?
340 Nm / 251 ft.lb / 34.7 kgm @ 5250 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 5.4 s
How fast?
275 km/h, 171 mph
How economical?
17.6/8.6/11.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
295.0 CO2 g/km

Porsche 993 models

2 door fixed-head coupé RA 6M 3600 cm3 450 PS 444 bhp 331 kW 1500 kg
Porsche 911 Carrera S -
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 6M 3600 cm3 285 PS 281 bhp 210 kW 296.0 CO2 1475 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 4A 3600 cm3 285 PS 281 bhp 210 kW 296.0 CO2 1500 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé RA 6M 3600 cm3 285 PS 281 bhp 210 kW 299.0 CO2 1495 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RA 6M 3600 cm3 285 PS 281 bhp 210 kW 299.0 CO2 1495 kg
Porsche 911 Carrera 4 S -
2 door fixed-head coupé RA 6M 3600 cm3 285 PS 281 bhp 210 kW 301.0 CO2 1525 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 6M 3600 cm3 285 PS 281 bhp 210 kW 295.0 CO2 1445 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 4A 3600 cm3 285 PS 281 bhp 210 kW 303.0 CO2 1470 kg
Porsche 911 Carrera Targa -
2 door targa top RR 6M 3600 cm3 285 PS 281 bhp 210 kW 295.0 CO2 1475 kg
2 door targa top RR 4A 3600 cm3 285 PS 281 bhp 210 kW 303.0 CO2 1500 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 4A 3600 cm3 285 PS 281 bhp 210 kW 303.0 CO2 1470 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé RA 6M 3600 cm3 430 PS 424 bhp 316 kW 368.0 CO2 1500 kg
Porsche 911 Carrera RS -
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 6M 3746 cm3 300 PS 296 bhp 221 kW 1270 kg
Porsche 911 GT2 -
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 6M 3600 cm3 436 PS 430 bhp 321 kW 1215 kg
Porsche 911 Turbo -
2 door fixed-head coupé RA 6M 3600 cm3 408 PS 402 bhp 300 kW 1500 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé RA 6M 3600 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 1420 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RA 6M 3600 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 1420 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 4A 3600 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 1370 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 4A 3600 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 1395 kg
Porsche 911 Carrera -
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 6M 3600 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 1370 kg
Porsche 911 Carrera -
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 4A 3600 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 1395 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 5M 3299 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW 1335 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 5M 3164 cm3 231 PS 228 bhp 170 kW 1280 kg
Porsche 911 SC/RS Coupé -
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 5M 2994 cm3 250 PS 247 bhp 184 kW 1057 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 5M 3164 cm3 231 PS 228 bhp 170 kW 1260 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 5M 2994 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 1160 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 5M 2994 cm3 174 PS 172 bhp 128 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 5M 2994 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 1120 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 4M 3299 cm3 300 PS 296 bhp 221 kW 1300 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 5M 2687 cm3 165 PS 163 bhp 122 kW 1120 kg

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2 door fixed-head coupé MR 5M 2174 cm3 289 PS 285 bhp 213 kW 1347 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé MR 5M 2174 cm3 304 PS 300 bhp 224 kW 1315 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé MR 5M 2174 cm3 268 PS 264 bhp 197 kW
1996 Porsche 911 Carrera data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2272 mm 89.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1405 mm 55.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1444 mm 56.9 inches
Length 4245 mm 167.1 inches
Width 1735 mm 68.3 inches
Height 1300 mm 51.2 inches
Ground clearance 110 mm 4.3 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.87
Kerb weight 1445 kg 3186 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 73.5 litres 16.2 UK Gal 19.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Porsche
Engine code M64.21
Cylinders Flat 6
Capacity 3.6 litre
3600 cc
(219.685 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 100 × 76.4 mm
3.94 × 3.01 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.31
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 285 PS (281 bhp) (210 kW)
at 6100 rpm
Specific output 78.1 bhp/litre
1.28 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 340 Nm (251 ft·lb) (34.7 kgm)
at 5250 rpm
Specific torque 94.44 Nm/litre
1.14 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 11.3:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1186.8 kPa (172.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 8
Engine coolant Air
Unitary capacity 600 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 5.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 12.30 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 275 km/h (171 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 197.17 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
145.01 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
194.46 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.9 kg/kW
11.52 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 17.6/8.6/11.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km17.6/8.6/11.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre5.7/11.6/8.4 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG16.1/32.8/23.7 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG13.4/27.4/19.8 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 295.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 276.08 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position rear
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.500
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7J x 16
Wheel size rear 9J x 16
Tyres front 205/55 ZR 16
Tyres rear 245/45 ZR 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-ABS
Front brake diameter 304 mm
Rear brake diameter 299 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID170489
Production total
Model code
Model family 993
RAC rating 37.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Porsche 911 Carrera added 2008-03-24.
Last modified 2013-02-28.