1960 Ferrari 400 Super America Prototype

Ferrari 400 Super America Prototype is a car that has a 2 door coupé body style styled by Pininfarina with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 4 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 12 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 320 bhp (324 PS/239 kW) of power at 7000 rpm, and maximum torque of 319 N·m (235 lb·ft/32.5 kgm) at 4500 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 4 speed manual with overdrive gearbox. Its claimed kerb weight is 1361 kg.

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1960 Ferrari 400 Super America Prototype information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4521 mm
How heavy?
1361 kg
What size engine?
4 litre, 3967 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
324 PS / 320 bhp / 239 kW @ 7000 rpm
How much torque?
319 Nm / 235 ft.lb / 32.5 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 9.2 s

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1960 Ferrari 400 Super America Prototype data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2413 mm 95 inches
Track/tread (front) 1372 mm 54 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1359 mm 53.5 inches
Length 4521 mm 178 inches
Width
Height
Ground clearance 140 mm 5.5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.87
Kerb weight 1361 kg 3000 lb
Weight distribution 52 % front
fuel tank capacity 119.3 litres 26.2 UK Gal 31.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders V 12
Capacity 4 litre
3967 cc
(242.081 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 77 × 71 mm
3.03 × 2.8 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.08
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE)
324 PS (320 bhp) (239 kW)
at 7000 rpm
Specific output
(SAE)
80.7 bhp/litre
1.32 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE)
319 Nm (235 ft·lb) (32.5 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE)
80.41 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 3 So carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1010.5 kPa (146.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 330.58 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 6.8 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 9.2 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 20.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 17 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 238.39 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
175.33 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
235.12 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.7 kg/kW
9.53 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
turns lock-to-lock 3.300
Turning circle 11.90 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Di
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area 3613 cm2
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.78
Final drive ratio 3.77
general
Carfolio.com ID28688
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 44.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1960 Ferrari 400 Super America Prototype added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-03-04.