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The Beck 904 replica has the following features:

Description
Carrera GTS
Beck 904
Body:
   Category
   Material
   Fabrication method
   Method of attachment

coupe
fiberglass
hand-laid
frame bonded

coupe
fiberglass
hand-laid
frame bonded
Brakes:
   Type
   Caliper material
   Pistons per caliper
   Rotor diameter, front, in
   Rotor diameter, rear, in

4-wheel disc
Aluminum
2
Ø10.8
Ø11.2

4-wheel disc
Aluminum
2
Ø12.0
Ø12.0
Chassis:
   Construction
   Box section dimensions, in
   Fabrication method
   Floor pan material
   Frame material
   Nose cone stiffener
   Roll bar
   Roll cage

boxed ladder
3 x 6
welded
fiberglass
steel
n/a
integral
n/a

boxed/tubular
3 x 8
welded
stainless-steel
stainless-steel
standard
integral
optional
Dimensions:
   Length, in
   Width, in
   Height, in
   Wheelbase, in

161
61
41.9
90.6

165
64
42
91
Drivetrain:
   Power delivery
   Number of gears
   Transaxle type

rwd
5
manual

rwd
5
manual
Engine:
   Type
   Cylinders
   Cylinder arrangement
   Compression ratio
   Displacement, liter
   Gross power, hp
   Torque, ft-lb
   Net Power, hp

air-cooled
6
boxer
9.8:1
1.966
180
148
164

air-cooled
6
boxer
12:1
3.164
275
240
250
Suspension, Front:
   Linkage

   Anti-roll bar
   Shocks
   Uprights

double
wishbone
adjustable
coil-over

dual tubular
A-arms

coil-over
billet aluminum
Suspension, Rear:
   Classification

   Linkage



   Anti-roll bar
   Shocks
   Uprights

independent,
rear wheel drive
double wishbone,
top apex inboard,
forward-mounted
radius rods
adjustable
coil-over

independent,
rear wheel drive
four-link with parallel trailing arms, bottom- mounted A-frame


coil-over
billet aluminum
Tires:
   Front tire size
   Rear tire size

165 – 185/HR15
165 – 185/HR15

225/50ZR-16
255/50ZR-16
Wheels:
   Front wheel size, in
   Rear wheel size, in

5.5J – 6J x 15
5.5J – 6J x 15

8J x 16
9J x 16
Weight:
   Curb weight, lb
   Distribution, front/rear

1,433
42/58

1,720
Performance:
   Drag coefficient
   Lateral acceleration, g
   Specific power, hp/ton
   Time, 0 to 60 mph, sec
   Time in mile, sec
   Top speed, mph

0.33

228
5.6
13.7
158

0.33
1.14
290
3.6

The performance numbers cited above were recorded at Road Atlanta by the staff of "Dream Car Garage" with the 904 test mule utilizing a 250 hp (at the wheels) 3.2 liter Carrera engine and Kumho® VR tires. The Beck 904 has recorded lap times comparable to race prepared GT3s at Willow Springs, Road Atlanta, and Sebring.

 

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