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Porsche 356B Carrera 2


Produced: 1960-1962, 380 produced.
Types: Coupe,2 doors,2 seats

Again the "Carrera" name spelt out performance to the buyers of the 356B Carrera 2, launched in 1960 after the launch of the standard 356B. This time the Carrera 2 came equipped with a larger petrol tank to improve cruising range as well as a four-cam, dry-sump, 1588cc engine.

The 356B Carrera 2 with its outdated drum brakes was replaced by the 356C version in 1962. Just 380 cars were built in the 2 year production run.


1588ccH4 4OHCPorsche Flat 4 (356 engines)
1966ccH4 4OHCPorsche Flat 4 (356 engines)

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension
R/RWormIndependent/Torsion barIndependent/Torsion bar


Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
123 mph9.2 s0 s0 mpg0 bhp 0

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