1971 Ferrari Modulo Concept

The Modulo is a rear wheel drive Pininfarina designed coupé motor vehicle with a mid positioned engine, from Ferrari. The power is produced by a dry sumped naturally aspirated engine of 5 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 60 degree V 12 cylinder layout,. It has an output of 542 bhp (550 PS/404 kW) of power at 8000 rpm. Lubrication is of the dry sump-type. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.


Ferrari Modulo -
Ferrari Modulo
Image courtesy of Pininfarina
Ferrari Modulo -
Ferrari Modulo
Image courtesy of Pininfarina

Key facts

1971 Ferrari Modulo Concept information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4480 mm
What size engine?
5 litre, 4994 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
550 PS / 542 bhp / 404 kW @ 8000 rpm
How much torque?

Ferrari Concept models

2 door fixed-head coupé MR 5M 4994 cm3 550 PS 542 bhp 404 kW
1971 Ferrari Modulo data
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2400 mm 94.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1518 mm 59.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1511 mm 59.5 inches
Length 4480 mm 176.4 inches
Width 2048 mm 80.6 inches
Height 834 mm 32.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.87
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders V 12 in 60° vee
Capacity 5 litre
4994 cc
(304.753 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87 × 70 mm
3.43 × 2.76 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.24
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
maximum power output 550 PS (542 bhp) (404 kW)
at 8000 rpm
Specific output 108.5 bhp/litre
1.78 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction light alloy block & head
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system Lu fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 416.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
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)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.
Rear suspension I.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
Carfolio.com ID1573
Production total 1
Model code
Model family Concept
RAC rating 56.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1971 Ferrari Modulo added before December 1995.
Last modified 2016-05-02.