Porsche 911 (997) 3,8 Carrera 4S (385 hp, petrol, 2008) - Technical data, specifications, characteristics

coupe (fixed-head coupé), 2 doors, 2 + 2 seats, dimensions: 4435.00 mm x 1852.00 mm x 1300.00 mm, weight: 1555 kg, engine displacement: 3824 cc, double overhead camshaft (DOHC), 6 cylinders, 4 valves per cylinder, max power: 385 hp @ 6500 rpm, max torque: 420 Nm @ 4400 rpm, acceleration (0-100): 4.70 s, max speed: 297 km/h, gears (manual/automatic): 6 / -, fuel type: petrol, fuel consumption (urban/extra urban/combined): 16.5 l / 7.7 l / 11.0 l, rims: 8J X 19 11J X 19, tyres: 235/35 R19ZR, 305/30Z R19ZR
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Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

Model(997) 3,8 Carrera 4S
First year of production2008
Last year of production-

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typecoupe (fixed-head coupé)
Number of doors2 (two)
Number of seats2 + 2
Wheelbase2350.00 mm (millimeters)
7.71 ft (feet)
92.52 in (inches)
2.3500 m (meters)
Front track1488.00 mm (millimeters)
4.88 ft (feet)
58.58 in (inches)
1.4880 m (meters)
Rear track1548.00 mm (millimeters)
5.08 ft (feet)
60.94 in (inches)
1.5480 m (meters)
Length4435.00 mm (millimeters)
14.55 ft (feet)
174.61 in (inches)
4.4350 m (meters)
Width1852.00 mm (millimeters)
6.08 ft (feet)
72.91 in (inches)
1.8520 m (meters)
Height1300.00 mm (millimeters)
4.27 ft (feet)
51.18 in (inches)
1.3000 m (meters)
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity135.0 l (liters)
4.77 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.14 m3 (cubic meters)
135000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity-
Curb weight1555 kg (kilograms)
3428.19 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight1880 kg (kilograms)
4144.69 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank67.0 l (liters)
14.74 UK gal (UK gallons)
17.70 US gal (US gallons)


Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine locationlongitudinal, rear
Engine displacement3824 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typedouble overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspirated
Compression ratio-
Arrangement of the cylindersboxer/flat engine
Number of cylinders6 (six)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)-
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)-

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power385 hp (horse power)
287.1 kW (kilowatts)
390.3 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at6500 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque420 Nm (newton meters)
42.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
309.8 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at4400 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h4.70 s (seconds)
Maximum speed297 km/h (kilometers per hour)
184.55 mph (miles per hour)

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)16.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.63 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
4.36 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
14.26 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.77 mpl (miles per liter)
6.06 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)7.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.69 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.03 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
30.55 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.07 mpl (miles per liter)
12.99 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)11.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.42 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.91 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
21.38 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.65 mpl (miles per liter)
9.09 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO IV

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Type of transmissionmanual
Number of manual gears6 (six)
Drive typerear wheel drive (RWD)


Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinion
Type of power steeringhydraulic
Turning circle diameter10.90 m (meters)
35.76 ft (feet)
429.13 in (inches)


Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - coil springs
Type of rear suspension - coil springs


Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discs
Type of rear brakesventilated discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)Yes


Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size8J X 19 11J X 19
Tyre code235/35 R19ZR, 305/30Z R19ZR

Compared to average values

The difference in percent between the values of some of the vehicle's characteristics and their average values.

Wheelbase- 12%
Front track- 2%
Rear track+ 3%
Length- 1%
Width+ 4%
Height- 13%
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity- 70%
Curb weight+ 9%
Maximum weight- 4%
Capacity of the fuel tank+ 9%
Engine displacement+ 70%
Maximum power+ 142%
Maximum torque+ 58%
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h- 54%
Maximum speed+ 47%
Fuel consumption (urban)+ 64%
Fuel consumption (extra urban)+ 25%
Fuel consumption (combined)+ 48%