Join The World's Fastest Growing Porsche Community >>

Porsche 718 RS 61 Spyder – Specifications & Performance

Technical Specifications

Porsche 718 RS 61 Spyder Specifications

Porsche 718 RS 61 Spyder Specifications

type Racing Car
built at Germany
coachbuilder Wendler
production 14
predecessor 1960 Porsche 718 RS60 Spyder
successor 1962 Porsche 718/8 W-RS 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
Become A Full Fledged Member
No Pesky Ads. Full Access to Featured Content. Awesome Discounts on Products