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Ferrari 208 GT/4

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Ferrari 208 GT/4

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1991 cm3 / 121.5 cu in / 121.5 cu in, 117.8 kW / 158.0 hp / 158.0 hp @ 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm, 183.0 N·m / 135.0 lb·ft / 135.0 lb·ft @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 202 km/h / 126 mph / 126 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FerrariIssued from1979
Model208 GT/4Issued until
Serie208Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFerrariCountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerBertoneCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4300 mm / 169.3 in / 169.3 inTotal (curb) weight1267 kg / 2793 lb / 2793 lb
Width1790 mm / 70.5 in / 70.5 inDry weight
Height1210 mm / 47.6 in / 47.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2550 mm / 100.4 in / 100.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.84 m2 / 19.8 sq ft / 19.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeF106CTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerFerrariValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionlight alloy block & headBore66.8 mm / 2.63 in / 2.63 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke71.0 mm / 2.80 in / 2.80 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supply4 Weber 34 DCNF carburettorsEngine displacement1991 cm3 / 121.5 cu in / 121.5 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity248.88 cm3/cylinder / 15.188 cu in/cylinder / 15.188 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power117.8 kW / 158.0 hp / 158.0 hp at 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque183.0 N·m / 135.0 lb·ft / 135.0 lb·ft at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm7700 rpm / 7700 rpm / 7700 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)47.1 kW / 63.2 hp / 63.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output59.2 kW/l / 1.300 bhp/cu in / 1.300 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque91.9 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.88
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.6

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed202 km/h / 126 mph / 126 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio124.7 kW/ton / 94.5 bhp/ton / 94.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.3 m / 40.4 ft / 40.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front6.5 x 14Wheels rear6.5 x 14
Tyres frontMichelin XDX 195/70 VR 14Tyres rearMichelin XDX 195/70 VR 14
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front273 mm / 10.7 in / 10.7 inBrake diameter rear273 mm / 10.7 in / 10.7 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ferrari 208 GT/4

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