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Porsche 906 LH Coupé – Specifications & Performance

Technical Specifications

1966 4th: 906 LH (906-153, 2.0F6) #30 Jo Siffert/Colin Davis
1966 4th: 906 LH (906-153, 2.0F6) #30 Jo Siffert/Colin Davis. © Porsche Design

Porsche 906 LH Coupé Specifications

The 906 LH was capable of achieving 174 mph/280 km/h with its 2-litre engine (906 K: 165 mph/265 km/h). At high speed the long tail started to create lift (opposite to downforce), which made the car go fast on the straight, but was dangerous to drive.

Engine:
6-cylinder boxer engine (four-stroke)
Displacement: 1991 cc
Bore × stroke: 80.0 x 66.0 mm
Performance at 1 / min: 162 kW (220 PS) at 8000
Max. Torque at 1 / min: 206 Nm at 6400
Compression: 10.3: 1
Valve control:
One overhead camshaft each , chain 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: 4600 × 1680 × 980 mm
Empty Weight 710 kg (1562 lbs)
Top Speed 174 mph (280 km / h)
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