Porsche 356B/2000GS Carrera GT 

  • $8k
  • 1962
  • 170 HP 2.0L
  • 130 mph
Net power was often listed at 155 horsepower but 170 gross bhp was actually available.
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Visually the Carrera 2 GT was distinct with its spartan interior, lack of bumper guards, missing front intake grills and lack of hubcaps.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 356B/2000GS Carrera GT

Top speed

356B/2000GS Carrera GT
130 mph
Agera R
260 mph
253 mph

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


356B/2000GS Carrera GT


356B/2000GS Carrera GT
170 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
987 HP

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Porsche 356B/2000GS Carrera GT

The first Type 578 engines were tested at the Targa Florio in 1961 where the cars nearly won their class.
Only two of these engines were produced in 1962, leaving the rest to be produced in 1963.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Porsche
Price $7,595
Type of car Production car
Year 1962


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.09:1
  2. 2: 1.77:1
  3. 3: 1.13:1
  4. 4: 0.85:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,000 lb
Width 65.8 in
Height 52.3 in
Length 158 in
Front track width 51.4 in
Wheelbase 82.7 in

road tests

Top speed 130 mph

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.76 lb/hp
Maximum hp 170 HP @ 6,600 RPM
Max RPM 7,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 1,966 cc
Cylinders Flat 4
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.8:1
Bore/stroke 3.62 in / 2.91 in
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