1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0


1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0

In 1974 the roadworthy motorsport 911 series continued its run. With a bore/stroke ratio of 95 x 70.4 mm the car had a displacement of 2,993. With its systematic lightweight construction the RS 3.0 only weighed in at 900 kg.

This low weight was achieved by using thin-gauge sheet parts and an emaciated equipment level. The braking system on the 911 provided steadfast deceleration even under the highest stresses. — Porsche

1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0

In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
engine Air-Cooled Flat-6
displacement 2993 cc / 182.6 in³
bore 90.5 mm / 3.56 in
stroke 70.4 mm / 2.77 in
compression 9.8:1
power 171.5 kw / 230.0 bhp @ 6200 rpm
specific output 76.85 bhp per litre
bhp/weight bhp per tonne
driven wheels Rear Engine / RWD
f brake size mm / in
r brake size mm / in
length 4235 mm / 166.7 in
gear ratios :1
top speed ~245 kph / 152.2 mph

Auction Sales History

1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0
1975 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 RS 006 0001 – sold for $605,000 An Exceptionally Successful and Historic Carrera 3.0 RS. Outstanding Racing Record with Top 10 Finishes at Le Mans and the Tour de France Automobile. Provenance Documented by Porsche Historian John Starkey. Recent Mechanical Attention and Preparation by Heritage Motorsport. Auction Source: The 2015 Amelia Island Auction by Gooding & Company

1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.0

1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0 RS 9114609026 – sold for $1,001,000 Widely Regarded as the Ultimate Dual-Purpose 911. One of Only 56 Examples Built. Extensive Period Competition History. Presented in Defnitive White and Gold Livery. Eligible for the Finest Historic Races and Rallies. Auction Source: 2014 Pebble Beach Auctions by Gooding & Company