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1970 Porsche 917 K Specs

General Specifications

Production years:1970 - 1971
Released at:1969 Geneva Motorshow
Built at:Germany
Numbers Built:12
Body stylist:Gerhard Schroeder
Race victories:1OA Le Mans 1970, 1OA Le Mans 1971
Price:DM140,000

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:Air Cooled 912.10 180º Flat-12 w/Dry Sump Lubrication
Position:Stressed Mid Longitudinal
Aspiration:Natural
Block material:Light Metal w/Hard Chromed Cylinders
Valvetrain:Gear Driven DOHC, 2 Valves per Cyl
Fuel feed:Bosch Fuel Injection
Displacement:4494 cc / 274.24 cu in
Bore:85 mm / 3.35 in
Stroke:66 mm / 2.60 in
Compression:10.5:1
Power:432.51 kw / 580 bhp @ 8000 rpm
Specific output:129.06 bhp per litre
Bhp/Weight:725.0 bhp per tonne
Torque:562.66 nm / 415 ft lbs @ 6400 rpm

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Polyester & Fiberglass Panels over Aluminum Spaceframe
Driven wheels:RWD w/LSD
Front tires:4.75/11.30-15 Dunlop
Rear tires:6.0/13.50-15 Dunlop
Front brakes:Internally Vented Discs w/Dual-Circuit Calipers
Rear brakes:Internally Vented Discs w/Dual-Circuit Calipers
Front wheels:F 38.10 x 22.86 cm / 15 x 12 in
Rear wheels:R 38.10 x 30.48 cm / 15 x 12 in
Steering:Rack & Pinion
Front suspension:Arms w/Coil Springs, Bilstein Shocks
Rear suspension:Arms w/Coil Springs, Bilstein Shocks

Drivetrain

Transmission:5-Speed Manual

Car dimensions

Weight:800 kg / 1764.00 lbs
Wheelbase:2300 mm / 90.55 in
Front track:1488 mm / 58.58 in
Rear track:1457 mm / 57.36 in
Length:4140 mm / 162.99 in
Width:1980 mm / 77.95 in
Height:920 mm / 36.22 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:340 kph / 211.14 mph

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