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How the Porsche Carrera GT Works

        Auto | Porsche

Full Specifications

The Porsche Carrera GT costs more than $440,000 and is in limited supply following an initial production of just 1,500 worldwide. Here's why.

Engine

  • Cylinders: 10
  • Displacement: 5.7 liters
  • Maximum power (SAE): 605 hp @ 8,000 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 435 lb-ft @ 5,750 rpm
  • Maximum engine speed (revs): 8,400 rpm
  • Compression ratio: 12.0 : 1

Transmission

  • Layout: Rear-wheel drive
  • Gearbox: Six-speed manual
  • Clutch: Two-plate ceramic dry clutch

Running Gear

  • Front suspension: Double wishbones
  • Rear suspension: Double wishbones
  • Steering: Power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering
  • Brakes: Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)
  • Wheels: Front: 19 x 9.5 Rear: 20 x 12.5
  • Tires Front: 265/35/ZR 19 Rear: 335/30 ZR 20

Dimensions

  • Length: 181.61 inches (461.29 cm)
  • Width: 75.63 inches (192.10 cm)
  • Height: 45.91 inches (116.61 cm)
  • Wheelbase: 107.48 inches (273.0 cm)

Performance

  • Top track speed: 205 mph (330 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (0-97 kph): 3.8 seconds
  • 0-124 mph (0-200 kph): 9.9 seconds

Source: Porsche Cars North America Inc.

Gas Mileage

  • MPG (city): 10
  • MPG (highway): 16
  • MPG (combined): 12
  • Annual fuel cost:$2,799

Source: U.S. Department of Energy

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