Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Coupé (1973)

Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Coupé (1973)

Year of production: 1973
Engine: flat-six
Displacement: 2,687 cc
Power output: 210 HP (154 kW)
Top speed: 240 km/h (149 mph)

The defining feature of the fastest production-built German car of its time was the rear spoiler, popularly referred to as the “duck tail”. Porsche established a trend in introducing aerodynamic aids. With its spartan specification, the coupé uncompromisingly demonstrated the principle of “more output through more displacement and less weight”. The RS 2.7 was the first 911 model to sport the “Carrera” suffix, inspired by the classic road race Carrera Panamericana.

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