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Ferrari 355 Spider

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Ferrari 355 Spider

2-seater convertible (cabriolet), 8-cylinder 40-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3494 cm3 / 213.2 cu in / 213.2 cu in, 279.0 kW / 374.1 hp / 374.1 hp @ 8250 rpm / 8250 rpm / 8250 rpm, 363.4 N·m / 268.0 lb·ft / 268.0 lb·ft, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 294 km/h / 183 mph / 183 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FerrariIssued from1998
Model355 SpiderIssued until
Serie355Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFerrariCountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4670 l / 164.92 cu ft / 164.92 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4260 mm / 167.7 in / 167.7 inTotal (curb) weight1690 kg / 3726 lb / 3726 lb
Width1910 mm / 75.2 in / 75.2 inDry weight
Height1180 mm / 46.5 in / 46.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2460 mm / 96.9 in / 96.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity110 l / 24.2 UK gal / 29.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.92 m2 / 20.6 sq ft / 20.6 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 valves40
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore85.1 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
FuelStroke77.0 mm / 3.03 in / 3.03 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supplyEngine displacement3494 cm3 / 213.2 cu in / 213.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity437.97 cm3/cylinder / 26.727 cu in/cylinder / 26.727 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power279.0 kW / 374.1 hp / 374.1 hp at 8250 rpm / 8250 rpm / 8250 rpm
AspirationMax. torque363.4 N·m / 268.0 lb·ft / 268.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)134.4 kW / 180.2 hp / 180.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output79.8 kW/l / 1.755 bhp/cu in / 1.755 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque104.0 N·m/l / 0.91 lb·ft/cu in / 0.91 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed294 km/h / 183 mph / 183 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.60 s / 4.60 s / 4.60 sPower-to-weight ratio224.9 kW/ton / 170.4 bhp/ton / 170.4 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 front235/40-R18Tyres rear295/35-R18
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ferrari 355 Spider

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