Ferrari F40 

  • $306k built in Italy
  • 1987-1992
  • 472 HP 3.0L
  • 201 mph
They also designed a lexan hood to reveal the twin-turbo V8 engine.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Ferrari F40

0-60mph

Ferrari F40
3.8 s
Testarossa
5.2 s

Top speed

Ferrari F40
201 mph
Venom GT
270 mph
McLaren F1
242 mph

0-100mph

Ferrari F40
8 s
Testarossa
11.6 s

1/4 mile

Ferrari F40
11.3 s
Testarossa
13.4 s

Fiorano lap time

Ferrari F40
1:29.60
288 GTO
1:36.0
Testarossa
1:36.0

Data points Key details of the Ferrari F40

Price

Ferrari F40
$306k
McLaren F1
$970k
Venom GT
$950k

Horsepower

Ferrari F40
472 HP
Venom GT
1,200 HP
F40 LM
760 HP

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the car

In The News From around the web

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Ferrari F40

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The F40 shape was developed by Pininfarina to reduce frontal area, drag and lift.
'90s. It explored the limits of performance and what could be achieved.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ferrari
Price $306,000
Type of car Production car
Year 1987-1992

design

Body style Coupe

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.92 lb/hp
Maximum hp 472 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Maximum torque 426 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Max RPM 7,750 RPM
Engine placement Mid
Steering system rack&pinion

engine

Displacement 3,000 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor Twin turbocharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 7.7:1
Bore/stroke 3.23 in / 2.74 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

Top speed 201 mph
1/4 mile 11.3 s
0-60mph 3.8 s
0-100mph 8 s
0-200kph 10.4 s
Fiorano track time 1:29.60
Tsukuba circuit time 1:03.95
Drag coefficient 0.34

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.77:1
  2. 2: 1.71:1
  3. 3: 1.23:1
  4. 4: 0.96:1
  5. 5: 0.77:1
Axle ratio 2.73:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 12.99 in Disc
Rear brakes 12.99 in Disc
Front wheels 432/? 17
Rear wheels 432/? 17

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,794 lb
Width 78 in
Height 44.5 in
Length 174.4 in
Front track width 62.8 in
Ground clearance 4.9 in
Wheelbase 96.5 in
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