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Porsche 356 B Carrera 2 Cabriolet (1962 – 1963) – Specifications & Performance

1962 – 1963 Porsche 356B/2000GS Carrera 2 Cabriolet Technical Specifications

Type Series Production Car
Built At Germany
Engine Type 548 Boxer-4
Position Rear, Longitudinal
Aspiration Natural
Valvetrain DOHC, 2 Valves Cyl
Fuel Feed
Twin Solex 2 Solex 40 PII-4 Carburetors
Displacement 1996 cc / 121.80 in³
Bore 92 mm / 3.62 in
Stroke 74 mm / 2.91 in
Compression 9.8:1
Power 96.9 kw / 130 bhp @ 6200 rpm
Specific Output 65.13 bhp per litre
Bhp/weight 157.58 bhp per tonne
Torque 161.3 nm / 119 ft lbs @ 4600 rpm
Body / Frame Unit Steel
Driven Wheels RWD
Front Brakes ATE Disc Brakes
Rear Brakes ATE Disc Brakes
Front Wheels F 38.1 x 11.4 cm / 15 x 4.5 in
Rear Wheels R 38.1 x 11.4 cm / 15 x 4.5 in
Steering Worm & Nut
F Suspension
Transverse Torsion Bar w/Telescopic Shock Absorbers, Anti-Roll Bar
R Suspension
Swing Axles w/Telescopic Shock Absorbers, Anti-Roll Bar
Curb Weight 825 kg / 1819 lbs
Front Track 1272 mm / 50.1 in
Rear Track 1306 mm / 51.4 in
Length 3980 mm / 156.7 in
Width 1670 mm / 65.7 in
Transmission 4-Speed Manual
Top Speed 130 mph
0 – 60 Mph 9.2 seconds
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