356 B 2000 GS Carrera GT (1960)

356 B 2000 GS Carrera GT (1960)

Year of production: 1960
Engine: flat-four
Displacement: 1,966 cc
Power output: 175 HP (129 kW)
Top speed: 220 km/h (137 mph)

The 356 acquired not only a new look, but also innovative technology. The aluminium moving body components were just one example. Other pioneering developments were the safety steering with hydraulic dampers and the optimised brake cooling. The various transmission ratios were also new. From 1955 on, all models fitted with a race engine bore the “Carrera” suffix.

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