Porsche 908/03 Spyder (1970)

Porsche 908/03 Spyder (1970)

Year of production: 1970
Engine: flat-eight
Displacement: 2,997 cc
Power output: 350 HP (257 kW)
Top speed: 275 km/h (171 mph)

Tipping the scales at just 545 kilograms, the Spyder took lightweight construction to the extreme. The foam-reinforced plastic body was an incredibly light twelve kilograms. The driver and engine were positioned further forward, to improve the weight distribution. The factory team only competed in the 908/3 Spyder on four occasions but notched up three wins, including on its debut in the 1970 Targa Florio in Sicily, with Jo Siffert and Brian Redman at the wheel.

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