Ferrari 208 GTB 

  • built in Italy
  • 1980
  • 155 HP 2.0L
  • 150 mph
The interior was identical to the one from its bigger brother, the 308 GTB: leather trimmed bucket seats, whilst the main instruments were contained in a hooded nacelle in front of the driver, who was provided with a three spoke leather rimmed steering wheel.
by Top Speed (Nov, 2009)
The 208 GTB could hit a top speed of 150 mph.
by Top Speed (Nov, 2009)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Ferrari 208 GTB

Top speed

208 GTB
150 mph
133 mph
944 Turbo
156 mph

Data points Key details of the Ferrari 208 GTB


208 GTB
155 HP
944 Turbo
217 HP
182 HP

Engine size

208 GTB
1,990 cc
944 Turbo
2,500 cc
1,994 cc

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1980 Ferrari 208 GTB - Top Speed
The clock and oil temperature gauge were mounted in a separate panel on the lower left edge of the dashboard.
Under the hood Ferrari placed a 1991cc V8 engine, in a 90 degree configuration, that delivered 155bhp at 6800rpm and was mated to a all synchromesh five speed transmission assembly, which was below, and to the rear of the engine’s sump.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Ferrari
Type of car Production car
Year 1980

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 17.52 lb/hp
Maximum hp 155 HP @ 6,800 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 1,990 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9:1
Bore/stroke 2.71 in / 2.8 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 150 mph


Drivetrain Mid Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,716 lb
Width 67.7 in
Height 44.1 in
Length 174.2 in
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