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Ferrari 456M GTA

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Ferrari 456M GTA

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 48-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 5474 cm3 / 334.0 cu in / 334.0 cu in, 324.4 kW / 435.0 hp / 435.0 hp @ 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm, 550.0 N·m / 405.7 lb·ft / 405.7 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 298 km/h / 185 mph / 185 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FerrariIssued from1998
Model456M GTAIssued until
Serie456Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFerrariCountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerPininfarinaCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)5030 l / 177.63 cu ft / 177.63 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4763 mm / 187.5 in / 187.5 inTotal (curb) weight1770 kg / 3902 lb / 3902 lb
Width1920 mm / 75.6 in / 75.6 inDry weight
Height1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2600 mm / 102.4 in / 102.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1585 mm / 62.4 in / 62.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1606 mm / 63.2 in / 63.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity110 l / 24.2 UK gal / 29.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.83  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders12
Engine TypeV engine (V12)Total number of valves48
Engine ManufacturerFerrariValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.0 mm / 2.95 in / 2.95 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.17
Fuel supplyBo Motronic ML2.7 fuel inj.Engine displacement5474 cm3 / 334.0 cu in / 334.0 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity456.17 cm3/cylinder / 27.837 cu in/cylinder / 27.837 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.6 : 1
SumpdryMax. output power324.4 kW / 435.0 hp / 435.0 hp at 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque550.0 N·m / 405.7 lb·ft / 405.7 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm7250 rpm / 7250 rpm / 7250 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)124.8 kW / 167.4 hp / 167.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output59.3 kW/l / 1.302 bhp/cu in / 1.302 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.5 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed298 km/h / 185 mph / 185 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)5.40 s / 5.40 s / 5.40 sPower-to-weight ratio245.8 kW/ton / 186.2 bhp/ton / 186.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.50 s / 5.50 s / 5.50 sFuel 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 locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front255/45 ZR 17Tyres rear285/40 ZR 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ferrari 456M GTA

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