Porsche Carrera 4 Cam Engines


Peter Pohl


The Porsche 4 cam engine designed by Dr. Ernst Fuhrmann is one of the most interesting and technically demanding designs in the automotive industry of the 1950s and 60s.

In this book Peter Pohl summarises and shares his knowledge and practical experience he acquired over 35 years of repairing, rebuilding and operating these rare power plants.

The design of the engine type is analysed, classified and its weak points are identified. Ways to increase the engine’s performance are explained and the assembly of the Porsche 4-cam engine is described step by step.

Practical tips for the proper maintenance and the operation of this engine complete the book.

With forewords by Ulrich Trispel, Andy Prill and Dietrich Hatlapa.