Porsche 917 ‘Interserie Spyder’ 

  • built in German
  • 1970
  • 580 HP 4.5L
 
Under the spyder body was essentially the same design which won the 1970 24 Hours of Le Mans outright.
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Since it was initially run under Group 7 regulations, Porsche could remove the roof and make the design even more potent.
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Data points Key details of the Porsche 917 ‘Interserie Spyder’

Number built

917 ‘Interserie Spyder’
3 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

Horsepower

917 ‘Interserie Spyder’
580 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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Porsche 917 ‘Interserie Spyder’

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Since it was initially run under Group 7 regulations, Porsche could remove the roof and make the design even more potent.
It won the Interserie championship outright for two years in a row before the model was replaced by the 917/10 of 1972.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Type of car Race car
Year 1970
Number built 3 cars

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/LSD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

engine

Displacement 4,494 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.35 in / 2.6 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

design

Chief designer Gerhard Schroeder

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.04 lb/hp
Maximum hp 580 HP @ 8,000 RPM
Maximum torque 415 ft-lb @ 6,400 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 381/? 228
Rear wheels 381/? 304

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,764 lb
Width 78 in
Height 36.2 in
Length 163 in
Front track width 58.58 in
Wheelbase 90.55 in
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