2001 Porsche 911 Carrera Tiptronic 996

The Porsche 911 Carrera is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with the engine positioned in the rear, and a 2 door coupé body. It forms part of Porsche's 996 series. Its 3.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder unit that has an output of 315 bhp (319 PS/235 kW) of power at 6800 rpm, and maximum torque of 370 N·m (273 lb·ft/37.7 kgm) at 4250 rpm. It features dry sump-type lubrication. This power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 5 speed automatic gearbox. Stated kerb weight is 1400 kg. Maximum stated speed is 280 km/h (174 mph).

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2001 Porsche 911 Carrera Tiptronic 996 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4430 mm
How heavy?
1400 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?
0-100 km/h: 5.5 s
How fast?
280 km/h, 174 mph

Porsche 996 models

Porsche 911 Turbo S -
2 door fixed-head coupé RA 6M 3600 cm3 450 PS 444 bhp 331 kW 324.0 CO2 1665 kg
Porsche 911 Turbo S -
2 door fixed-head coupé RA 5A 3600 cm3 450 PS 444 bhp 331 kW 345.0 CO2 1705 kg
Porsche 911 Anniversary -
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 6M 3596 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 274.0 CO2 1370 kg
Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RA 6M 3600 cm3 420 PS 414 bhp 309 kW 309.0 CO2 1660 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RA 5A 3600 cm3 420 PS 414 bhp 309 kW 339.0 CO2 1700 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RA 6M 3600 cm3 450 PS 444 bhp 331 kW 324.0 CO2 1660 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RA 5A 3600 cm3 450 PS 444 bhp 331 kW 345.0 CO2 1700 kg
Porsche 911 Carrera -
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 6M 3596 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW 1345 kg
Porsche 911 Carrera 4 -
2 door fixed-head coupé RA 6M 3596 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW 1405 kg
Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RA 6M 3596 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW 1485 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RA 5A 3596 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW 1540 kg
Porsche 911 Carrera 4 -
2 door fixed-head coupé RA 5A 3596 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW 1465 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 6M 3596 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW 1425 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 5A 3596 cm3 319 PS 315 bhp 235 kW 1480 kg
Porsche 911 GT3 -
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 6M 3600 cm3 360 PS 355 bhp 265 kW 320.0 CO2 1350 kg
Porsche 911 Turbo -
2 door fixed-head coupé RA 6M 3600 cm3 420 PS 414 bhp 309 kW 309.0 CO2 1540 kg
Porsche 911 Turbo -
2 door fixed-head coupé RA 5A 3600 cm3 420 PS 414 bhp 309 kW 339.0 CO2 1585 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 6M 3387 cm3 300 PS 296 bhp 221 kW 1320 kg
Porsche 911 Carrera 4 -
2 door fixed-head coupé RA 6M 3387 cm3 300 PS 296 bhp 221 kW 1375 kg
Porsche 911 Carrera 4  -
2 door fixed-head coupé RA 5A 3387 cm3 300 PS 296 bhp 221 kW 1420 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 6M 3387 cm3 300 PS 296 bhp 221 kW 1395 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 5A 3387 cm3 300 PS 296 bhp 221 kW 1440 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé RR 5A 3387 cm3 300 PS 296 bhp 221 kW 1365 kg
2001 Porsche 911 Carrera Tiptronic data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
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 1400 kg 3086
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 64 litres 14.1 UK Gal 16.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.34
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
Valve gear 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
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
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)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 5.5 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 12.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre 24.6 s
Maximum speed 280 km/h (174 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 228.13 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
167.78 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
225 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.96 kg/kW
9.96 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 3.37
general
Carfolio.com ID87978
Production total
Model code
Model family 996
RAC rating 34.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2001 Porsche 911 Carrera Tiptronic added 2001-09-25.
Last modified 2013-02-28.