Porsche 718 RSK Spyder 

  • $8k built in Germany
  • 1957
  • 142 HP 1.6L
  • 161 mph
 
A space frame of seamless steel tubing provides high rigidity at a very low weight; the suspension and the drum brakes have undergone optimisation.
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rburg Ring circuit, in the middle of the racing season, a well-kept secret concerning the 718 RSK was aired.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 718 RSK Spyder

Top speed

718 RSK Spyder
161 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Porsche 718 RSK Spyder

Price

718 RSK Spyder
$8k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Horsepower

718 RSK Spyder
142 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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Porsche 718 RSK Spyder

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A space frame of seamless steel tubing provides high rigidity at a very low weight; the suspension and the drum brakes have undergone optimisation.
The aerodynamics have been refined – for Le Mans the co-driver’s side is covered with an aluminium sheet.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Price $8,000
Type of car Race car
Year 1957

transmission

Drivetrain Rear Engine
Gearing Traditional

engine

Displacement 1,587 cc
Cylinders Flat 4
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.8:1

road tests

Top speed 161 mph

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.23 lb/hp
Maximum hp 142 HP @ 7,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,169 lb
Length 141.7 in
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