1986 Ferrari 208 Turbo IT

The Ferrari 208 Turbo is a 2 door coupé-bodied car designed by Pininfarina with a mid located engine supplying power to the rear wheels. Its 2 litre engine is a turbocharged, double overhead camshaft, 8 cylinder that develops 251 bhp (254 PS/187 kW) of power at 6500 rpm, and maximum torque of 328 N·m (242 lb·ft/33.4 kgm) at 4100 rpm. A 5 speed manual transmission delivers the power to the driven wheels. Having a stated kerb weight of 1132 kg, the Ferrari 208 Turbo can dispense with the 0-60 mph sprint in 6.3 seconds and the quarter mile from rest in 14.3 seconds. Maximum claimed speed is 253 km/h, which equates to 157 mph.

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Ferrari 208 Turbo -
Ferrari 208 Turbo
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Key facts

1986 Ferrari 208 Turbo IT information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4255 mm
How heavy?
1132 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1991 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
254 PS / 251 bhp / 187 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
328 Nm / 242 ft.lb / 33.4 kgm @ 4100 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6.3 s
How fast?
253 km/h, 157 mph

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1986 Ferrari 208 Turbo data
Applicable to the Italian domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2350 mm 92.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1485 mm 58.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1460 mm 57.5 inches
Length 4255 mm 167.5 inches
Width 1720 mm 67.7 inches
Height 1120 mm 44.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1132 kg 2496 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 74 litres 16.3 UK Gal 19.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.36
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code F106 N
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 2 litre
1991 cc
(121.498 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 66.8 × 71 mm
2.63 × 2.8 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.94
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 254 PS (251 bhp) (187 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output 126.1 bhp/litre
2.07 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 328 Nm (242 ft·lb) (33.4 kgm)
at 4100 rpm
Specific torque 164.74 Nm/litre
1.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction light-alloy head & block
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 7.5:1
Fuel system Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2070.2 kPa (300.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 248.88 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 1 IHI turbocharger
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 6.3 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 14.3 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 253 km/h (157 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 224.81 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
165.35 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
221.73 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.05 kg/kW
10.1 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position mid
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 205/55 VR 16
Tyres rear 225/50 VR 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID1331
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 22.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1986 Ferrari 208 Turbo added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-09-01.