Porsche 911 Carrera RSR 3.0 

  • $23k built in Germany
  • 1974
  • 280 HP 2.8L
  • 178 mph
In 1974 the factory made significant changes to the car including a new 3.0 liter engine, wider wheels with center lock hubs and improved aerodynamics.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 911 Carrera RSR 3.0

0-60mph

911 Carrera RSR 3.0
5.6 s
308 GTS
7.3 s
Renault Clio
6.3 s

Top speed

911 Carrera RSR 3.0
178 mph
Renault Clio
136 mph
944 Turbo
156 mph

0-100mph

911 Carrera RSR 3.0
12 s
308 GTS
19.8 s
944 Turbo
14.2 s

1/4 mile

911 Carrera RSR 3.0
13.2 s
308 GTS
15.8 s
Renault Clio
14.8 s

Data points Key details of the Porsche 911 Carrera RSR 3.0

Price

911 Carrera RSR 3.0
$23k
Cayman
$53k
308 GTS
$34k

Horsepower

911 Carrera RSR 3.0
280 HP
Renault Clio
172 HP

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Porsche 911 Carrera RSR 3.0

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In 1974 the factory made significant changes to the car including a new 3.0 liter engine, wider wheels with center lock hubs and improved aerodynamics.
For the privateer in the mid-1970s who wanted to go sports car racing, and in particular compete successfully at the famed 24 Hours of Le Mans, there was really only one viable option, the Porsche RSR.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Price $22,500
Type of car Race car
Year 1974

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 6.61 lb/hp
Maximum hp 280 HP @ 8,000 RPM
Maximum torque 215 ft-lb @ 6,300 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,806 cc
Cylinders Flat 6
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.3:1
Bore/stroke 3.62 in / 2.77 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,850 lb
Width 65 in
Height 52 in
Length 162.5 in
Front track width 55.2 in
Wheelbase 89.4 in

road tests

Top speed 178 mph
1/4 mile 13.2 s
0-60mph 5.6 s
0-100mph 12 s

transmission

Drivetrain Rear Engine / RWD
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/? 229
Rear wheels 381/? 279
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