Key facts

1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 993 information summary

What body style?
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: 5.40 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 CO2 g/km

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1996 Porsche 911 Carrera technical specifications

Introduction

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 g/km.
1996 Porsche 911 Carrera data
1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 993 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2272 89.4
Track/tread (front) 1405 55.3
Track/tread (rear) 1444 56.9
Length 4245 167.1
Width 1735 68.3
Height 1300 51.2
Ground clearance 110 4.3
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
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 5.40 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/g
145.01 kW/g
194.46 bhp/ton
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 per 100km17.6/8.6/11.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per 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 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 rack & pinion PAS
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
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.

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