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Ferrari 308 GTS

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Ferrari 308 GTS

2-door 2-seater, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2927 cm3 / 178.6 cu in / 178.6 cu in, 179.0 kW / 240.0 hp / 240.0 hp @ 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm, 260.0 N·m / 191.8 lb·ft / 191.8 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FerrariIssued from1979
Model308 GTSIssued until
Serie308Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFerrariCountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4020 l / 141.96 cu ft / 141.96 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4390 mm / 172.8 in / 172.8 inTotal (curb) weight1280 kg / 2822 lb / 2822 lb
Width1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inDry weight
Height1130 mm / 44.5 in / 44.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2350 mm / 92.5 in / 92.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity74 l / 16.3 UK gal / 19.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.87  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.66 m2 / 17.9 sq ft / 17.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke71.0 mm / 2.80 in / 2.80 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.14
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement2927 cm3 / 178.6 cu in / 178.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity365.86 cm3/cylinder / 22.326 cu in/cylinder / 22.326 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power179.0 kW / 240.0 hp / 240.0 hp at 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque260.0 N·m / 191.8 lb·ft / 191.8 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)59.2 kW / 79.4 hp / 79.4 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output61.1 kW/l / 1.344 bhp/cu in / 1.344 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque88.8 N·m/l / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)7.80 s / 7.80 s / 7.80 sPower-to-weight ratio190.1 kW/ton / 144.0 bhp/ton / 144.0 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 alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front220/55-390Tyres rear220/55-390
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ferrari 308 GTS

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