1998 Ferrari 456M GT F116M

The Ferrari 456M GT is a rear wheel drive vehicle, with its engine mounted in the front, and a 2 door coupé body designed by Pininfarina. The 456M GT is part of Ferrari's F116M series. Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 5.5 litre naturally aspirated dry-sumped 12 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 435 bhp (441 PS/324 kW) at 6250 rpm and 550 N·m (406 lb·ft/56.1 kgm) at 4500 rpm respectively. It features dry sump-type lubrication. A 6 speed manual transmission transmits the power to the wheels. Its stated kerb weight is 1690 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 300 km/h (186 mph).

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Ferrari 456M GT -
Ferrari 456M GT
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Key facts

1998 Ferrari 456M GT F116M information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4763 mm
How heavy?
1690 kg
What size engine?
5.5 litre, 5474 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
441 PS / 435 bhp / 324 kW @ 6250 rpm
How much torque?
550 Nm / 406 ft.lb / 56.1 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 5.1 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 5.2 s
How fast?
300 km/h, 186 mph

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1998 Ferrari 456M GT data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2600 mm 102.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1585 mm 62.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1606 mm 63.2 inches
Length 4763 mm 187.5 inches
Width 1920 mm 75.6 inches
Height 1300 mm 51.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.83
Kerb weight 1690 kg 3726 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 110 litres 24.2 UK Gal 29.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders V 12 in 65° vee
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)
441 PS (435 bhp) (324 kW)
at 6250 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
79.5 bhp/litre
1.3 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
550 Nm (406 ft·lb) (56.1 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
100.47 Nm/litre
1.21 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 10.6:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic ML2.7 fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1262.6 kPa (183.1 psi)
Maximum RPM 7250 rpm
crankshaft bearings 7
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 5.1 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 5.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 13.4 s
Standing kilometre 23.3 s
Maximum speed 300 km/h (186 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 260.97 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
191.94 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
257.4 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.11 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.21 kg/kW
8.7 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 front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.CS.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 255/45 ZR 17
Tyres rear 285/40 ZR 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID1419
Production total
Model code
Model family F116M
RAC rating 57.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Ferrari 456M GT added 1999-07-13.
Last modified 2015-01-04.