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Porsche 718 RS 60 Spyder – Specifications & Performance

Technical Specifications

Porsche 718 RS 60 Spyder

Porsche 718 RS 60 Spyder Specifications

type Racing Car
built at Germany
predecessor 1957 Porsche 718 RSK Spyder
successor 1961 Porsche 718 RS61 Spyder
engine Type 547/4 Flat-4
position Mid, Longitudinal
aspiration Natural
valvetrain DOHC, 2 Valves per Cyl
fuel feed Twin Weber 46 IDM1 Carburetors
displacement 1587 cc / 96.8 in³
compression 9.8:1
power 111.9 kw / 150 bhp @ 7800 rpm
specific output 94.52 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 258.18 bhp per tonne
torque -1.0 nm / -1.0 ft lbs @ 8000 rpm
body / frame
Aluminum Body over Steel Spaceframe
driven wheels RWD
front tires 5.5×15
rear tires 6.00×15
front brakes Magnesium Drums
rear brakes Magnesium Drums
front wheels F 38.1 x 10.2 cm / 15 x 4 in
rear wheels R 38.1 x 10.2 cm / 15 x 4 in
steering Worm & Nut
f suspension
Trailing Arms w/Koni Shock Absorbers, Coil Springs
r suspension
Double Wishbones w/Koni Shock Absorbers, Coil Springs
curb weight 581 kg / 1280 lbs
wheelbase 2200 mm / 86.6 in
front track 1290 mm / 50.8 in
rear track 1250 mm / 49.2 in
length 3700 mm / 145.7 in
transmission 5-Speed Manual
top speed ~230 kph / 142.9 mph
key drivers
Graham Hill, Jo Bonnier, Hans Herrmann
race victories
1960 Sebring 12 Hours 1OA, 1960 Targa Florio 1OA
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