Porsche 962C 

  • built in Germany
  • 1986
  • 620 HP 2.6L
  • 217 mph
 
The use of advanced fuel injection and ignition systems not only enabled the 2.6-litre engine to develop 630bhp, but combined this with low fuel consumption - a crucial advantage given the racing regulations of the time.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 962C

Top speed

Porsche 962C
217 mph
Roadster Base
119 mph
Roadster Sport
124 mph

Data points Key details of the Porsche 962C

Horsepower

Porsche 962C
620 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Engine size

Porsche 962C
2,649 cc
Veyron
7,993 cc
Veneno
6,498 cc

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Porsche 962C

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The use of advanced fuel injection and ignition systems not only enabled the 2.6-litre engine to develop 630bhp, but combined this with low fuel consumption - a crucial advantage given the racing regulations of the time.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Type of car Race car
Year 1986

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.92 lb/hp
Maximum hp 620 HP @ 8,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,649 cc
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 3.74 in / 2.77 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

Top speed 217 mph

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,808 lb
Width 78.7 in
Length 189 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in
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