Porsche 908 Coupé 

  • built in Germany
  • 1968-1969
  • 350 HP 3.0L
The new eight was ready at Monza in 1968 with 330 bhp and later “the best examples developed nearly 370 bhp.
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At Le Mans, Hans Herrmann and Gérard Larrousse had precisely this idea and raced a 908 Coupé alongside the two 917s which eventually retired.
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Data points Key details of the Porsche 908 Coupé


908 Coupé
350 HP
987 HP
750 HP

Engine size

908 Coupé
2,996 cc
7,993 cc
6,498 cc

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Porsche 908 Coupé

This new era began when the 908 Coupés supported the much smaller 907 mid way through the 1968 championship season.
It was loosely based of the Type 916, four-cylinder engine from the 914.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Porsche
Type of car Race car
Year 1968-1969


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.09 lb/hp
Maximum hp 350 HP @ 8,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 2,996 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.3:1
Bore/stroke 3.35 in / 2.6 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,433 lb
Width 67.7 in
Height 36.6 in
Length 190.5 in
Front track width 58.5 in
Wheelbase 90.6 in
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