1972 Porsche 916 Concept


1972 Porsche 916 Concept

The 916 takes over the raw body from the 914/6. The roof is permanently welded to the body. The fenders must be widened to make enough room for the 7-inch wide light alloy wheels. The 916 is also fitted with the brakes and 2.4 litre motor from the 911 S. – Porsche

In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
price $ $ Prototype
engine Flat 6
valvetrain SOHC
displacement 2341 cc / 142.9 in³
bore 84.0 mm / 3.31 in
stroke 70.4 mm / 2.77 in
compression 8.5:1
power 141.7 kw / 190.0 bhp @ 6500 rpm
specific output 81.16 bhp per litre
bhp/weight bhp per tonne
torque 215.6 nm / 159.0 ft lbs @ 5200 rpm
body / frame Unit Steel
front tires 185/70-15
rear tires 185/70-15
front brakes Vented Discs w/ Vacuum Assist
f brake size x 282 mm / x 11.1 in
r brake size x 290 mm / x 11.4 in
front wheels F 38.1 x 17.8 cm / 15.0 x 7.0 in
rear wheels R 38.1 x 17.8 cm / 15.0 x 7.0 in
steering Rack & Pinion
curb weight 907 kg / 2000 lbs
wheelbase 2449 mm / 96.4 in
front track 1387 mm / 54.6 in
rear track 1481 mm / 58.3 in
length 3985 mm / 156.9 in
width 1735 mm / 68.3 in
height 1219 mm / 48.0 in
transmission 5-Speed Manual
gear ratios 3.18:1, 1.83:1, 1.26:1, 0.962:1, 0.759:1, :1
final drive 4.43:1