Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring 

  • $25k built in Germany
  • 1973
  • 210 HP 2.7L
  • 152 mph
The lightweight version was substantially lighter with thin-gauge body panels, lighter windows and a stripped out interior.
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And with a taller 4th and 5th gear, the top speed was increased to 152mph.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring

0-60mph

911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring
5.2 s

Top speed

911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring
152 mph

0-100mph

911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring
13.7 s

1/4 mile

911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring
14 s

Data points Key details of the Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring

Price

911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring
$25k

Horsepower

911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring
210 HP

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With the use of a Nikasil coating on the cylinder walls, the 2.4 unit could be bored out to a capacity of 2687 cc, but the standard valve train was retained.
Compared to the standard Carrera, the 2.7 RS featured a larger engine, wider flares to accommodate the Fuchs alloy wheels, stiffened suspension, larger brakes and a ducktail rear spoiler.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Price $25,000
Type of car Production car
Year 1973
Highest auction price 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS Touring, $506k, April 2013

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.48 lb/hp
Maximum hp 210 HP @ 6,300 RPM
Maximum torque 188 ft-lb @ 5,100 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,687 cc
Cylinders Flat 6
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)

road tests

Top speed 152 mph
1/4 mile 14 s
0-60mph 5.2 s
0-100mph 13.7 s

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.18:1
  2. 2: 1.83:1
  3. 3: 1.26:1
  4. 4: 0.93:1
  5. 5: 0.72:1
Axle ratio 4.43:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 381/? 203
Rear wheels 381/? 229

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,410 lb
Width 70 in
Height 52 in
Length 163.3 in
Front track width 56.8 in
Wheelbase 89.4 in
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