1966 Ferrari 365 California

The Ferrari 365 California is a rear wheel drive road car, with its engine positioned in the front, and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet bodyshell designed by Pininfarina. Its 4.4 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 12 cylinder that has an output of 316 bhp (320 PS/236 kW) of power at 6200 rpm, and maximum torque of 363 N·m (268 lb·ft/37 kgm) at 5000 rpm. A 5 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the wheels.

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Key facts

1966 Ferrari 365 California information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4928 mm
What size engine?
4.4 litre, 4390 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
320 PS / 316 bhp / 236 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
363 Nm / 268 ft.lb / 37 kgm @ 5000 rpm

Ferrari 365 models

Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4390 cm3 320 PS 316 bhp 236 kW 1462 kg

Similar models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 3996 cm3 330 PS 325 bhp 242 kW
1966 Ferrari 365 California data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2648 mm 104.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1435 mm 56.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1435 mm 56.5 inches
Length 4928 mm 194 inches
Width 1778 mm 70 inches
Height 1295 mm 51 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.86
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code F 245
Cylinders V 12 in 60° vee
Capacity 4.4 litre
4390 cc
(267.894 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 71 mm
3.19 × 2.8 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.14
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 320 PS (316 bhp) (236 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output 72 bhp/litre
1.18 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 363 Nm (268 ft·lb) (37 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque 82.69 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 3 Weber 40 DFI carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1039.1 kPa (150.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 365.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID1485
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 48.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1966 Ferrari 365 California added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.