Porsche 356B/2000GS Carrera 2 

  • built in Germany
  • 1962
  • 130 HP 2.0L
  • 124 mph
 
The new engine offered much more increased low-end torque making it suitable for everyday driving.
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At 2200 lbs, Road & Track recorded a 0-60 time of 9.2 seconds and a top speed of 122.7 mph.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 356B/2000GS Carrera 2

0-60mph

356B/2000GS Carrera 2
9.2 s
Venom GT
2.5 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

356B/2000GS Carrera 2
124 mph
Venom GT
270 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Porsche 356B/2000GS Carrera 2

Horsepower

356B/2000GS Carrera 2
130 HP
Venom GT
1,200 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Torque

356B/2000GS Carrera 2
119 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
Venom GT
851 ft-lb

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The first Type 578 engines were used at the Targa Florio in 1961 where the cars nearly won their class.
The 2.0 Carrera used a variant of the Type 547 engine with a larger bore and stoke, having 1966cc.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Type of car Production car
Year 1962

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 13.96 lb/hp
Maximum hp 130 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Maximum torque 119 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM
Engine placement Rear
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,000 cc
Cylinders Flat 4
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.8:1
Bore/stroke 3.62 in / 2.91 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 124 mph
0-60mph 9.2 s

transmission

Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 381/? 114
Rear wheels 381/? 114

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,815 lb
Width 65.7 in
Length 156.7 in
Front track width 50.1 in
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