Porsche 911 Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on Porsche 911 clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 88 mm (3.5 in)
    • Offroad abilities: poor
    • Ride height per person: 44 mm (1.7 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 56 — 68 mm (2.2 — 2.7 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
    • Clearance to tire height: 88 mm / 86 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 88 mm / 508 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 100 mm
    • Difference with world average: -73 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • GT3 4.0 — 5.7 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • GT3 4.0 — 5.2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • GT3 4.0 — 7 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    GT3 4.0 88 mm
    (3.5 in)
    22 mm/L 55 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -83% 6.9
    Vehicle GT3 4.0
    Clearance 88 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 22 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 55 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -83%
    Ride height to car height 6.9%

    Quick notes on Porsche 911 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 100 mm (3.9 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 50 mm (2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 68 — 80 mm (2.7 — 3.1 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
      • Clearance to tire height: 100 mm / 103 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 100 mm / 432 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 112 mm
      • Difference with world average: -61 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • Carrera 4 3.4 — 3 hp/mm
  • Carrera 3.4 — 3 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • Carrera 4 3.4 — 3.5 Nm/mm
  • Carrera 3.4 — 3.5 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    Carrera 4 3.4 100 mm
    (3.9 in)
    29 mm/L 67 mm
    (2.6 in)
    -61% 7.7
    Carrera 3.4 100 mm
    (3.9 in)
    29 mm/L 67 mm
    (2.6 in)
    -61% 7.7
    Vehicle Carrera 4 3.4
    Clearance 100 mm (3.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 29 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 67 mm (2.6 in)
    Difference from world average -61%
    Ride height to car height 7.7%
    Vehicle Carrera 3.4
    Clearance 100 mm (3.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 29 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 67 mm (2.6 in)
    Difference from world average -61%
    Ride height to car height 7.7%

    Quick notes on Porsche 911 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 105 mm (4.1 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 52.5 mm (2.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 73 — 85 mm (2.9 — 3.3 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
      • Clearance to tire height: 105 mm / 102 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 105 mm / 432 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 117 mm
      • Difference with world average: -56 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • Carrera 3.6 — 2.3 hp/mm
  • Carrera RS 3.8 — 3.3 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • Carrera 3.6 — 2.8 Nm/mm
  • Carrera RS 3.8 — 3.9 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • Carrera RS 3.8 — 7 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    Carrera 3.6 120 mm
    (4.7 in)
    33 mm/L 87 mm
    (3.4 in)
    -34% 9.1
    Carrera RS 3.8 90 mm
    (3.5 in)
    24 mm/L 57 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -79% 7.1
    Vehicle Carrera 3.6
    Clearance 120 mm (4.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 33 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 87 mm (3.4 in)
    Difference from world average -34%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle Carrera RS 3.8
    Clearance 90 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 24 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 57 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -79%
    Ride height to car height 7.1%

    Quick notes on Porsche 911 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 110 mm (4.3 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 55 mm (2.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 78 — 90 mm (3.1 — 3.5 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
      • Clearance to tire height: 110 mm / 103 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 110 mm / 432 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 122 mm
      • Difference with world average: -51 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • Carrera 4 3.6 — 2.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • Carrera 4 3.6 — 3 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    Carrera 4 3.6 110 mm
    (4.3 in)
    31 mm/L 77 mm
    (3 in)
    -46% 8.5
    Vehicle Carrera 4 3.6
    Clearance 110 mm (4.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 31 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 77 mm (3 in)
    Difference from world average -46%
    Ride height to car height 8.5%

    Quick notes on Porsche 911 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 120 mm (4.7 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 60 mm (2.4 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 88 — 100 mm (3.5 — 3.9 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: high
      • Clearance to tire height: 120 mm / 103 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 120 mm / 406 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 132 mm
      • Difference with world average: -41 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • Carrera 2 3.6 — 2.1 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • Carrera 2 3.6 — 2.6 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    Carrera 2 3.6 120 mm
    (4.7 in)
    33 mm/L 87 mm
    (3.4 in)
    -34% 9.2
    Vehicle Carrera 2 3.6
    Clearance 120 mm (4.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 33 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 87 mm (3.4 in)
    Difference from world average -34%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%

    Quick notes on Porsche 911 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 150 mm (5.9 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 75 mm (3 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 118 — 130 mm (4.6 — 5.1 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 150 mm / 130 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 150 mm / 381 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 162 mm
      • Difference with world average: -11 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 2.3 S — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 2.0 S — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 2.3 E — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 2.0 E — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 2.0 T — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 2.0 — 0.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 2.3 S — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 S — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 2.3 E — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 E — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 T — 1.2 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 — 1.2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 2.0 S — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 E — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 T — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    2.3 S 150 mm
    (5.9 in)
    64 mm/L 117 mm
    (4.6 in)
    -7% 11.4
    2.0 S 150 mm
    (5.9 in)
    75 mm/L 117 mm
    (4.6 in)
    -7% 11.4
    2.3 E 150 mm
    (5.9 in)
    64 mm/L 117 mm
    (4.6 in)
    -7% 11.4
    2.0 E 150 mm
    (5.9 in)
    75 mm/L 117 mm
    (4.6 in)
    -7% 11.4
    2.0 T 150 mm
    (5.9 in)
    75 mm/L 117 mm
    (4.6 in)
    -7% 11.4
    2.0 150 mm
    (5.9 in)
    75 mm/L 117 mm
    (4.6 in)
    -7% 11.4
    Vehicle 2.3 S
    Clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 64 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 117 mm (4.6 in)
    Difference from world average -7%
    Ride height to car height 11.4%
    Vehicle 2.0 S
    Clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 75 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 117 mm (4.6 in)
    Difference from world average -7%
    Ride height to car height 11.4%
    Vehicle 2.3 E
    Clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 64 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 117 mm (4.6 in)
    Difference from world average -7%
    Ride height to car height 11.4%
    Vehicle 2.0 E
    Clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 75 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 117 mm (4.6 in)
    Difference from world average -7%
    Ride height to car height 11.4%
    Vehicle 2.0 T
    Clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 75 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 117 mm (4.6 in)
    Difference from world average -7%
    Ride height to car height 11.4%
    Vehicle 2.0
    Clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 75 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 117 mm (4.6 in)
    Difference from world average -7%
    Ride height to car height 11.4%