Porsche 901 

  • built in Germany
  • 1963
  • 130 HP 2.0L
  • 130 mph
 
Compared to the 356 it had a longer wheelbase, a more compact suspension setup and much more power from the flat-6 engine.
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In 1963 Porsche introduced their seminal 901 at the 911 at the Frankfurt Motor Show which would be renamed 911 for the 1964 model year.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 901

0-60mph

Porsche 901
8.3 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Porsche 901
130 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Porsche 901
24.3 s
Veyron
5.1 s

Data points Key details of the Porsche 901

Horsepower

Porsche 901
130 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Torque

Porsche 901
119 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
Agera R
888 ft-lb

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Porsche 901

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In 1963 Porsche introduced their seminal 901 at the 911 at the Frankfurt Motor Show which would be renamed 911 for the 1964 model year.
By 1961 the first clay models were being made and in July of 1964 the first prototypes were being made.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Type of car Production car
Year 1963

design

Chief designer Ferdinand

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,381 lb
Width 63.4 in
Height 52 in
Length 163.9 in
Front track width 52.5 in
Wheelbase 87 in

road tests

Top speed 130 mph
0-60mph 8.3 s
0-100mph 24.3 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 18.32 lb/hp
Maximum hp 130 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Maximum torque 119 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM
Engine placement Mid
Steering system rack&pinion

engine

Displacement 1,991 cc
Cylinders Flat 6
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.15 in / 2.6 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 2 valves
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