Ferrari 308 GT/4, 1979 MY

This vehicle has a 2 door coupé body style designed by Bertone with a mid mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 2.9 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It produces 227 bhp (230 PS/169 kW) of power at 6600 rpm, and maximum torque of 275 N·m (203 lb·ft/28 kgm) at 4600 rpm. This power is transferred to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. The Ferrari 308 GT/4 is claimed to manage a maxiumum speed of 236 km/h which is 147 mph.

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Ferrari 308 GT/4, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4300 mm
What size engine?
2.9 litre, 2927 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
230 PS / 227 bhp / 169 kW @ 6600 rpm
How much torque?
275 Nm / 203 ft.lb / 28 kgm @ 4600 rpm
How fast?
236 km/h, 147 mph

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1979 Ferrari 308 GT/4 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerBertone
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2550 mm 100.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1460 mm 57.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1460 mm 57.5 inches
Length 4300 mm 169.3 inches
Width 1790 mm 70.5 inches
Height 1210 mm 47.6 inches
Ground clearance 120 mm 4.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 80 litres 17.6 UK Gal 21.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code F106 AL
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 2.9 litre
2927 cc
(178.616 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 71 mm
3.19 × 2.8 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.14
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
230 PS (227 bhp) (169 kW)
at 6600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
77.6 bhp/litre
1.27 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
275 Nm (203 ft·lb) (28 kgm)
at 4600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
93.95 Nm/litre
1.14 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & heads
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 4 Weber 40 DCNF carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1180.6 kPa (171.2 psi)
Maximum RPM 7700 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 365.88 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 14.8 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 236 km/h (147 mph)
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 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.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 205/70 VR 14
Tyres rear 205/70 VR 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.95
Final drive ratio 3.71
general
Carfolio.com ID164197
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Ferrari 308 GT/4 added 2007-11-23.
Last modified 2013-02-28.