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Also called Porsche 906 LE (LE=Lang Heck E=long tail E)
Chassis numbers here and here

Specifications

37 units built
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Type 901/21, Boxer 6 (180o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
1991cc, 80.0 x 66.0 mm
10.3:1
220 bhp / 164 KW @ 8100 rpm
206 Nm / 152 ft lbs @ 6400 rpm
magnesium alloy block, aluminium head with hemi combustion chamber
forged steel crankshaft with 8 plain main bearings 57mm diameter, 57mm big end journal diameter
titanium connecting rods, 130mm distance center to center, 61mm big end bearing diameter
SOHC chain driven, 2 valves / cylinder - 12 valves total, Hollow, sodium-filled exhaust valve
aspiration, natural with Bosch "pulsed injection" D-Jetronic mechanical Fuel Injection system using Kugelfischer PL Injection pump. Click here
twin plugs/cylinder
aircooled
5 speed manual gearbox
tubular steel frame chassis, 2 door coupe fiberglass bodyshell
f suspension Wishbones w/Coil Springs
r suspension Wishbones w/Coil Springs
ZF rack and pinion steering
disk brakes all around
Long tail version: Porsche 906 LE
Short tail version: Porsche 906 E
length 4113 (E) or 4600 (LE) mm
width 1680 mm
height 980 mm
wheelbase: 2300 mm
track f/r: 1338/1402 mm
front wheels: 5.5–15" to 7J × 15"
rear wheels: 6.0–15" to 9J × 15"
680kg (E), 710kg (LE)


Results in WSCC

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Dayt Sebring Monza Targa Florio Spa Nurb Le Man Mugelo CdE Hock Montagna Nurb Zeltweg
Team 24h 12h 1000km 1000km 1000km 24h Hill climb 500km 500km
Porsche, 906-112 #10, acci dent in practice
Porsche, 906-128 #17, 4th
Porsche, 906-137 #11, lost wheel
Porsche, 906-141 #16, drive shaft
Porsche, 906-143 #218, acci dent
Porsche, 906-151 #31, 5th #2, 2nd
Porsche, 906-152 #32, 6th #1, 1st
Porsche, 906-153 #30, 4th #3, 3rd
Porsche, 906-154 #15, acci dent
Total points
52
7 18 27
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 12/7 1/0 2/0 3/1 3/3 3/3
Driver Team entries and car number
Porsche System Engineering
Jo Bonnier 218
Gerhard Mitter 218 10 1
Peter Nöcker 10
Hans Herrmann 11 15 31 3
Dieter Glemser 11 15
Udo Schütz 16 32
Günther Klass 16 2
Bob Bondurant 17
Paul Hawkins 17
Jo Siffert 30
Colin Davis 30
Herbert Linge 31
Peter de Klerk 32

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Nurburgring '66
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Drawings

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Bosch Mechanical fuel injection system

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