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Monteverdi 400 SS

(1969 model)

Brief specs of 1969 Monteverdi 400 SS

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 7206 cm3 / 439.7 cu in / 439.7 cu in, 292.3 kW / 392.0 hp / 392.0 hp @ 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm, 657.0 N·m / 484.6 lb·ft / 484.6 lb·ft @ 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 270 km/h / 168 mph / 168 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MonteverdiIssued from1969
Model400 SSIssued until
Serie400Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMonteverdiCountrySwitzerland

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4560 mm / 179.5 in / 179.5 inTotal (curb) weight1575 kg / 3472 lb / 3472 lb
Width1791 mm / 70.5 in / 70.5 inDry weight
Height1232 mm / 48.5 in / 48.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2508 mm / 98.7 in / 98.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1461 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1419 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity130 l / 28.6 UK gal / 34.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.82  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.88 m2 / 20.2 sq ft / 20.2 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 valves16
Engine ManufacturerChryslerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore109.7 mm / 4.32 in / 4.32 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke95.3 mm / 3.75 in / 3.75 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.15
Fuel supply2 Ca carbsEngine displacement7206 cm3 / 439.7 cu in / 439.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity900.75 cm3/cylinder / 54.967 cu in/cylinder / 54.967 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power292.3 kW / 392.0 hp / 392.0 hp at 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm / 4600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque657.0 N·m / 484.6 lb·ft / 484.6 lb·ft at 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)111.7 kW / 149.8 hp / 149.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output40.6 kW/l / 0.891 bhp/cu in / 0.891 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque91.2 N·m/l / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in / 0.80 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.88

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed270 km/h / 168 mph / 168 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio248.9 kW/ton / 188.6 bhp/ton / 188.6 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 & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.9 m / 39.0 ft / 39.0 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearde Dion axle, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Monteverdi 400 SS

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