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Key facts

2001 Porsche 911 Carrera 996 996 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4430 mm
How heavy?
1345 kg
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3596 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Flat
How much power?
319 PS / 315 bhp / 235 kW @ 6800 rpm
How much torque?
370 Nm / 273 ft.lb / 37.7 kgm @ 4250 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 4.60 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 5.00 s
How fast?
285 km/h, 177 mph
How economical?
17.5/34.8/25.5 UK mpg urban/extra-urban/combined

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2001 Porsche 911 Carrera technical specifications

Introduction

The 911 Carrera is a rear wheel drive coupé road car with a rear placed engine, from Porsche.
The 911 Carrera forms part of Porsche's 996 model series.
The 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 3.6 litres. This unit produces power and torque figures of 315 bhp (319 PS/235 kW) at 6800 rpm and 370 Nm (273 lbft/37.7 kgm) at 4250 rpm respectively. It features dry sump-type lubrication.
The engine drives the wheels by means of a 6 speed manual gearbox.
Quoted weight at the kerb is 1345 kg.
Maximum speed quoted is 285 km/h or 177 mph, officially stated fuel consumption figures are 17.5/34.8/25.5 UK mpg urban/extra-urban/combined.
2001 Porsche 911 Carrera data
2001 Porsche 911 Carrera 996 996 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2350 92.5
Track/tread (front) 1465 57.7
Track/tread (rear) 1500 59.1
Length 4430 174.4
Width 1770 69.7
Height 1305 51.4
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.89
Kerb weight 1345 kg 2965 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 64 litres 14.1 UK Gal 16.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.340
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Porsche
Engine code
Cylinders Flat 6
Capacity 3.6 litre
3596 cc
(219.441 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96 × 82.8 mm
3.78 × 3.26 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.16
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
319 PS (315 bhp) (235 kW)
at 6800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
87.6 bhp/litre
1.44 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
370 Nm (273 ft·lb) (37.7 kgm)
at 4250 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
102.89 Nm/litre
1.24 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & heads
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 11.3:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic ME7.8 fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1293 kPa (187.5 psi)
Maximum RPM 7200 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 599.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 3.50 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 4.60 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 5.00 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 10.10 s
Standing quarter-mile 12.90 s
@ 112.00 mph
Standing kilometre 22.70 s
@ 237.00 km/h
Maximum speed 285 km/h (177 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 237.46 PS/g
174.64 kW/g
234.2 bhp/ton
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.73 kg/kW
9.56 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 17.5/34.8/25.5 UK mpg urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km16.1/8.1/11.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre6.2/12.3/9.0 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG17.5/34.8/25.5 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG14.6/29.0/21.2 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
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 3.000
Turning circle 10.60 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.CS.
Wheel size front 8J x 18
Wheel size rear 10J x 18
Tyres front Pirelli P-Zero Rosso 225/40 ZR 18
Tyres rear Pirelli P-Zero Rosso 285/30 ZR 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 318 mm
Rear brake diameter 299 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.84
Final drive ratio 3.44
general
Carfolio.com ID87934
Production total
Model code 996
Model family 996
RAC rating 34.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2001 Porsche 911 Carrera added 2001-09-25.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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