1976 Ferrari 400 GTS

The Ferrari 400 GTS is a rear wheel drive motor car, with its engine placed in the front, and a 2 door coupé body designed by Pininfarina. The 12 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 4.8 litres. It musters power and torque figures of 335 bhp (340 PS/250 kW) at 6500 rpm and 422 Nm (311 lbft/43 kgm) at 4600 rpm respectively. A 5 speed manual gearbox supplies the power to the wheels. The stated weight at the kerb is 1884 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 245 km/h, which is 152 mph.

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Ferrari 400 GTS -
Ferrari 400 GTS
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Key facts

1976 Ferrari 400 GTS information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 4/5 seats
How long?
4801 mm
How heavy?
1884 kg
What size engine?
4.8 litre, 4823 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
340 PS / 335 bhp / 250 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
422 Nm / 311 ft.lb / 43 kgm @ 4600 rpm
How fast?
245 km/h, 152 mph

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1976 Ferrari 400 GTS data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2692 mm 106 inches
Track/tread (front) 1470 mm 57.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1500 mm 59.1 inches
Length 4801 mm 189 inches
Width 1798 mm 70.8 inches
Height 1321 mm 52 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight 1884 kg 4154 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 120 litres 26.4 UK Gal 31.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code F 101 C.000
Cylinders V 12 in 60° vee
Capacity 4.8 litre
4823 cc
(294.318 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 78 mm
3.19 × 3.07 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
340 PS (335 bhp) (250 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
69.5 bhp/litre
1.14 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
422 Nm (311 ft·lb) (43 kgm)
at 4600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
87.5 Nm/litre
1.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 6 Weber 38 DCOE 59/60 carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1099.5 kPa (159.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 401.92 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 245 km/h (152 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 180.28 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
132.6 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
177.81 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.54 kg/kW
12.6 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 rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.
Rear suspension I.W.CS.
Wheel size front 7½ x 15
Wheel size rear 7½ x 15
Tyres front 215/70 VR 15
Tyres rear 215/70 VR 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter 302 mm
Rear brake diameter 297 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.82
Final drive ratio 4.30
general
Carfolio.com ID1650
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 48.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1976 Ferrari 400 GTS added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.