Porsche 356C 2000 GS Carrera 2


This short-lived successor to the 356B 2000 GS Carrera 2 was essentially the same car, albeit with minor changes to the body, interior and suspension, in line with the rest of the range. As with the rest of the range, disc brakes were fitted as standard.

Engine: Rear-mounted, air-cooled flat-four with two Solex 40 PII-4 twin-choke downdraft carburettors, and double overhead camshafts
Capacity: 1966cc
Compression ratio: 9.5:1
Bore and stroke: 92x74mm
Maximum power: 130bhp at 6200rpm
Maximum torque: 162Nm at 4600rpm
Transmission: Four speed manual driving the rear axle
Brakes: Front: 274.5×10.5mm discs; rear: 285x10mm discs
Suspension: Front: Two swinging arms with two transvers torsion bar springs, telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar; Rear: Swing axles with radius arms, two torsion bar springs and telescopic dampers. Compensating spring
Wheels & tyres: Front: 4.5Jx15 with 165/15 tyres; Rear: 4.5Jx15 with 165/15 tyres
Length: 3980mm
Width 1670mm
Weight: 1010kg
0-60mph: 9.0 sec
Top speed: 124mph

The 356C 2000 GS Carrera 2 was offered in Coupe, Cabriolet, and Hardtop/Cabriolet (Cabriolet with a removable hardtop) forms.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]