1974→1975 Porsche 911 Carrera


1974→1975 Porsche 911 Carrera

In 1974, Porsche’s performance version of the 911 was simply known as the 911 Carrera. It had new bumpers that complied to American regulations and the 2.7-liter engine from the Carrera RS 2.7.

Other new features for 1974 included new seats, a full-width rear taillight. The Carrera deleted all the chrome off the car in favor of black window frames, wipers, doorhandles, but chrome could be ordered as an option.

In 1976 Porsche replaced the Carrera with a new 3.0 liter variant that used the a version of the 911 Turbo engine and it’s larger wheel arches.

1974→1975 Porsche 911 Carrera

 

In Detail

submitted byRichard Owen
typeSeries Production Car
production years1974 – 1975
built atStuttgart, Germany
price $$13,575
engineFlat 6
valvetrainSOHC
displacement2687 cc / 164.0 in³
bore90.0 mm / 3.54 in
stroke70.4 mm / 2.77 in
compression8.5:1
power124.5 kw / 167.0 bhp @ 5800 rpm
specific output62.15 bhp per litre
bhp/weight147.92 bhp per tonne
torque227.8 nm / 168.0 ft lbs @ 5200 rpm
body / frameUnit Steel
driven wheelsRear Engine / RWD
front tires185/70VR-15
rear tires215/60VR-15
front brakesVented Discs
front wheelsF 38.1 x 15.2 cm / 15.0 x 6.0 in
rear wheelsR 38.1 x 17.8 cm / 15.0 x 7.0 in
steeringRack & Pinion
curb weight1129 kg / 2489 lbs
wheelbase2271 mm / 89.4 in
front track1372 mm / 54.0 in
rear track1394 mm / 54.9 in
length4290 mm / 168.9 in
width1651 mm / 65.0 in
height1321 mm / 52.0 in
transmission5-Speed Manual
gear ratios3.18:1, 1.83:1, 1.26:1, 0.93:1, 0.72:1
final drive4.43:1
top speed~231.7 kph / 144.0 mph
0 – 60 mph~7.5 seconds
0 – 100 mph~18.8 seconds
0 – 1/4 mile~15.1 seconds