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Ferrari F40 2.9

(1987 model)

Brief specs of 1987 Ferrari F40 2.9

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2936 cm3 / 179.2 cu in / 179.2 cu in, 352.0 kW / 472.0 hp / 472.0 hp @ 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm, 575.0 N·m / 424.1 lb·ft / 424.1 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, consumption 9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FerrariIssued from1987
ModelF40 2.9Issued until
SerieF40Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFerrariCountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
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

Length4440 mm / 174.8 in / 174.8 inTotal (curb) weight1104 kg / 2434 lb / 2434 lb
Width1980 mm / 78.0 in / 78.0 inDry weight
Height1130 mm / 44.5 in / 44.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2650 mm / 104.3 in / 104.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance320 mm / 12.6 in / 12.6 inFuel capacity120 l / 26.4 UK gal / 31.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.90 m2 / 20.5 sq ft / 20.5 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 valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke69.5 mm / 2.74 in / 2.74 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.18
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement2936 cm3 / 179.2 cu in / 179.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity367.03 cm3/cylinder / 22.398 cu in/cylinder / 22.398 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio7.7 : 1
SumpdryMax. output power352.0 kW / 472.0 hp / 472.0 hp at 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque575.0 N·m / 424.1 lb·ft / 424.1 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)138.0 kW / 185.0 hp / 185.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output119.9 kW/l / 2.635 bhp/cu in / 2.635 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque195.8 N·m/l / 1.71 lb·ft/cu in / 1.71 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)3.00 s / 3.00 s / 3.00 sPower-to-weight ratio435.5 kW/ton / 330.0 bhp/ton / 330.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)19.2 l/100km / 14.7 mpg-UK / 12.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.7 l/100km / 29.1 mpg-UK / 24.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions220 g/km / 354 g/mi / 354 g/mi (est.)
  Range1277 km / 793 mi / 793 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front255/45-ZR17Tyres rear335/80-35ZR17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ferrari F40 2.9

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