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Key facts

2008 Ferrari California F1 information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4563 mm
How heavy?
1735 kg
What size engine?
4.3 litre, 4297 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
460 PS / 454 bhp / 339 kW @ 7750 rpm
How much torque?
485 Nm / 358 ft.lb / 49.5 kgm @ 5000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.10 s
How fast?
310 km/h, 193 mph
How economical?
19.4/9.4/13.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
299 CO2 g/km

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2008 Ferrari California F1 technical specifications

Introduction

This automobile has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels.
Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 4.3 litre naturally aspirated dry-sumped 8 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 454 bhp (460 PS/339 kW) at 7750 rpm and 485 N·m (358 lb·ft/49.5 kgm) at 5000 rpm respectively. Lubrication is of the dry sump-type.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 7 speed automatic transmission.
With a claimed weight at the kerb of 1735 kg, the Ferrari California F1 manages to cover the 0-100 km/h sprint in 4.10 seconds and the standing kilometre in 22.1 seconds.
Top quoted speed is 310 km/h or 193 mph, officially stated fuel consumption figures are 19.4/9.4/13.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 299 g/km.
2008 Ferrari California F1 data
2008 Ferrari California F1 data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2670 105.1
Track/tread (front) 1630 64.2
Track/tread (rear) 1605 63.2
Length 4563 179.6
Width 1902 74.9
Height 1308 51.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1735 kg 3825 lb
Weight distribution 53.60 % front
fuel tank capacity 78 litres 17.2 UK Gal 20.6 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.320
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.3 litre
4297 cc
(262.219 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 94 × 77.37 mm
3.7 × 3.05 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.21
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 460 PS (454 bhp) (339 kW)
at 7750 rpm
Specific output 105.7 bhp/litre
1.73 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 485 Nm (358 ft·lb) (49.5 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque 112.87 Nm/litre
1.36 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 12.2:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1418.4 kPa (205.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 537.13 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 3.00 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.10 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 9.20 s
Standing quarter-mile 12.30 s
@ 195.00 mph
Standing kilometre 22.10 s
Maximum speed 310 km/h (193 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 265.31 PS/g
195.13 kW/g
261.67 bhp/ton
0.12 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.12 kg/kW
8.56 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 19.4/9.4/13.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km19.4/9.4/13.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre5.2/10.6/7.6 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG14.6/30.1/21.6 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG12.1/25.0/18.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 299 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 303.92 g/km
VED band (UK) M
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 245/40 ZR 19
Tyres rear 285/40 ZR 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 390 mm
Rear brake diameter 360 mm
Gearbox 7 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.65
Final drive ratio 4.44
general
Carfolio.com ID189266
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 43.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 Ferrari California F1 added 2008-10-02.
Last modified 2013-10-06.

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