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Porsche 908/01 LH Coupé – Specifications & Performance

Technical Specifications

Porsche 908/01 LH Coupé

Porsche 908/01 LH Coupé Specifications

type Racing Car
production years 1968 – 1969
built at Zuffenhausen, Germany
predecessor 1968 Porsche 907
successor 1969 Porsche 917
engine Air-Cooled Boxer-8
position Mid Longitudinal
aspiration Natural
ignition Twin Plug
valvetrain SOHC, 2 Valves per Cyl
fuel feed Bosch Mechanical Injection
displacement 2996 cc / 182.8 in³
bore 85 mm / 3.35 in
stroke 66 mm / 2.6 in
compression 10.3:1
engine designer Hans Mezger
power 261.0 kw / 350 bhp @ 8500 rpm
specific output 116.82 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 538.46 bhp per tonne
body / frame Fiberglass Body over Aluminum Tubular Frame
driven wheels RWD
front brakes Dunlop Discs
rear brakes Dunlop Discs
steering Rack & Pinion
f suspension
Double Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Shock Absorbers, Anti-Roll Bar
r suspension
Upper & Lower Links w/Coil Springs, Shock Absorbers, Anti-Roll Bar
curb weight 650 kg / 1433 lbs
wheelbase 2300 mm / 90.6 in
front track 1486 mm / 58.5 in
rear track 1453 mm / 57.2 in
length 4839 mm / 190.5 in
width 1720 mm / 67.7 in
height 930 mm / 36.6 in
transmission 5-Speed Manual
key drivers
Jo Siffert, Vic Elford, Ludovico Scarfiotti, Hans Hermann, Jacky Ickx, Brian Redman
race victories
1968 Nürburgring 1000km, 1968 SPA-Franchorchamps 1000km, 1969 Monza 1000km, 1969 SPA-Franchorchamps 1000km
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