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Porsche 906/8 Coupe – Specifications & Performance

Technical Specifications

Porsche 906/8 Specifications

Four factory 906s received an air-cooled eight-cylinder boxer engine of the type 771, which was already used in the 904/8. The engine had a displacement of 2.2 liters with a compression of 10.2: 1 and vertical shafts that drove the two overhead camshafts per cylinder bank. The maximum output was 198 kW (270 hp) at 8600 rpm.

Engine: 8-cylinder boxer engine (four-stroke)
Displacement: 2195 cc
Bore × stroke: 80.0 x 54.6 mm
Performance at 1 / min: 198 kW (270 hp) at 8600
Max. Torque at 1 / min: 230 Nm at 7000
Compression: 10.2: 1
Valve control: Two overhead camshafts each, vertical shaft control
Cooling: Air cooling (fan)
Transmission: 5-speed gearbox and limited slip differential; Rear wheel drive
Brakes: Dual circuit disc brakes
Front suspension: Double wishbones with stabilizer
Rear suspension: Inclined wishbones with stabilizer and guidance through longitudinal struts
Front suspension: Coil springs with telescopic shock absorbers
Rear suspension: Coil springs with telescopic shock absorbers
Body: Plastic body with tubular space frame
Track width front / rear: 1338/1402 mm
Wheelbase : 2300 mm
Tires rim: VA: 5.50 / 15.00-15 on 7J × 15
HA: 6.00 / 15.00-15 on 9J × 15
Dimensions L × W × H: 4113 × 1680 × 980 mm
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