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Porsche 917 K-69
Premiere: May 11, 1969 Spa 1000 km
Official specs (March 1969)
Engine: 4494 cc flat-12, 382 kW @8000 rpm, 331 lb-ft/450 Nm @6800 rpm
Gearbox: 5-speed, ratios according to race track
Size: 4290 x 1880 x 920 mm, wheelbase 2300 mm
Weight with fuel: 896 kg / 1975 lb
Price: 140.000 DM
Although the longtail 917 was introduced first, it was meant only for the Le Mans. This meant, the shorttail 917 K ("Kurz" in German for short) was raced first. The only engine available in 1969 was the 4.5-litre.
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