Porsche RS Spyder 

  • built in Germany
  • 2006
  • 480 HP
 
Similar to modern aircraft construction, the bodywork is comprised of carbon fiber reinforced by Kevlar composites.
by www.supercars.net
It features a completely new Porsche engine, transmission, and chassis, all incorporating the latest in Porsche automotive technology and created to conform to new 2006 rules and regulations of international sanctioning body Automobil Club de l’Ouest (ACO).
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Data points Key details of the Porsche RS Spyder

Horsepower

RS Spyder
480 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Torque

RS Spyder
272 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
Agera R
888 ft-lb

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

Porsche RS Spyder

www.supercars.net
Limited to 480 horsepower at 10,100 rpm by ACO air restrictor regulations, the power plant is lightweight with a very low center of gravity.
Similar to modern aircraft construction, the bodywork is comprised of carbon fiber reinforced by Kevlar composites.
29
Sep

2006 Porsche RS Spyder Le Mans Racer

AutomobileMag News
If the looks aren't enough to get your attention, try this: its 3.4-liter V-8 makes 480 horsepower at 10,100 rpm.
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Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Type of car Race car
Year 2006

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.44 lb/hp
Maximum hp 480 HP
Maximum torque 272 ft-lb @ 7,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Valvetrain DOHC

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,653 lb
Width 78.7 in
Height 42.8 in
Length 183.1 in
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