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Porsche 911 Carrera Cup (964) (1990 – 1992)

Porsche 964 Carrera Cup (1991), chassis no. WP0ZZZ96ZM5409111, photographed at Oulton Park in March 2017
Porsche 911 Carrera Cup (964) Profile - Large
Model
Porsche 911 Carrera Cup (964)
Years
1990 – 1992
Production
~ 299 units
Engine
3.6 L Aircooled Flat 6 (M64/03)
Power
260 bhp @ 6100 rpm
Torque
240 ft lbs @ 4800 rpm
0 – 60 mph
N/A
Top Speed
N/A

(1990 – 1992) Porsche 911 Carrera Cup (964) – Ultimate Guide

A bit of history

It had long been Porsche’s goal to participate in motorsport at varying levels, and in an effort to nurture new talent from amongst its customer racing base, a new customer racing series was being planned. 1990 marked the birth of the one-make motor racing series which has today become the envy of the motoring industry, the Porsche Carrera Cup. This year marks the 28th anniversary of the world’s best known one-make race series, and our story involves a familiar race car that was a 1991 Carrera Cup contender.

Following the successful introduction of the roadgoing Porsche 944 Turbo in 1985, Porsche began the development of a race car based on the Type 951 which lead to the Porsche 944 Turbo Cup series. This, the first one-make race series in the company’s history, was run in Germany between 1986-1989 using the transaxle 944 Turbos, and at first consisted of seven races, rising to ten in its final year.

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