1996 Ferrari 550 Maranello

The Ferrari 550 Maranello is a 2 door coupé-bodied car styled by Pininfarina with a front positioned engine driving through the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.5 litre, double overhead camshaft 12 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. In this application it produces 485 bhp (492 PS/362 kW) of power at 7000 rpm, and maximum torque of 568 N·m (419 lb·ft/57.9 kgm) at 5000 rpm. Power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 6 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a claimed 1690 kg at the kerb. Its maximum speed claimed is 320 km/h, which is 199 mph, and carbon dioxide emissions are 530.0 g/km.

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Key facts

1996 Ferrari 550 Maranello information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4550 mm
How heavy?
1690 kg
What size engine?
5.5 litre, 5474 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
492 PS / 485 bhp / 362 kW @ 7000 rpm
How much torque?
568 Nm / 419 ft.lb / 57.9 kgm @ 5000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 4.6 s
How fast?
320 km/h, 199 mph
What carbon dioxide emissions?
530.0 CO2 g/km

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1996 Ferrari 550 Maranello data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2500 mm 98.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1633 mm 64.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1585 mm 62.4 inches
Length 4550 mm 179.1 inches
Width 1935 mm 76.2 inches
Height 1277 mm 50.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.82
Kerb weight 1690 kg 3726 lb
Weight distribution 50 % front
fuel tank capacity 114 litres 25.1 UK Gal 30.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.33
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders V 12
Capacity 5.5 litre
5474 cc
(334.044 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 75 mm
3.46 × 2.95 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.17
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
48 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
492 PS (485 bhp) (362 kW)
at 7000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
88.6 bhp/litre
1.45 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
568 Nm (419 ft·lb) (57.9 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
103.76 Nm/litre
1.25 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.8:1
Fuel system ESPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1303.9 kPa (189.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 456.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 4.6 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 10.10 s
Standing quarter-mile 12.9 s
@ 114 mph
Standing kilometre 22.6 s
@ 238 km/h
Maximum speed 320 km/h (199 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 290.97 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
214 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
286.98 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.13 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.67 kg/kW
7.81 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions 530.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 2.100
Turning circle 12.00 m
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 8½J x 18
Wheel size rear 10½J x 18
Tyres front 255/40 ZR 18
Tyres rear 295/35 ZR 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 330 mm
Rear brake diameter 310 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.76
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID1408
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 57.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Ferrari 550 Maranello added 1996-09-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.