Porsche 904 Carrera GTS 

  • $7k
  • 1964
  • 153 HP 2.0L
  • 163 mph
To match the Ferrari, Porsche modified the 904 to include more horsepower, wider racing tires, larger brakes and lighter fiber glass.
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Another modification included larger cylinder fining as cooling to the engine was primarily executed with these fins and the large oil cooler.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 904 Carrera GTS

0-60mph

904 Carrera GTS
6.4 s

Top speed

904 Carrera GTS
163 mph
GT40 Mark I
200 mph

0-100mph

904 Carrera GTS
14 s

Data points Key details of the Porsche 904 Carrera GTS

Price

904 Carrera GTS
$7k

Number built

904 Carrera GTS
120 cars
GT40 Mark I
87 cars

In The News From around the web

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Porsche 904 Carrera GTS

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Since the six-cylinder unit was developed to slowly, a revision of the type 587/2 engine found in the Abarth Carrera was chosen.
After abandoning Grand Prix Racing in 1962, development was focused on sports car racing.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Price $7,425
Year 1964
Highest auction price 1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS, $253k, January 2003
Number built 120 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.22 lb/hp
Maximum hp 153 HP @ 6,900 RPM
Maximum torque 125 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

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
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 163 mph
0-60mph 6.4 s
0-100mph 14 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/LSD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.64:1
  2. 2: 1.55:1
  3. 3: 1.22:1
  4. 4: 1.04:1
  5. 5: 0.89:1
Axle ratio 4.43:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 10.83 in Disc
Rear brakes 11.22 in Disc
Front wheels 381/? 152
Rear wheels 381/? 152

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,410 lb
Width 60.6 in
Height 41.9 in
Length 161 in
Front track width 51.73 in
Wheelbase 90.6 in
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