1992 Ferrari 456 GT F116

The Ferrari 456 GT is a rear wheel drive automobile, with its powerplant placed in the front, and a 2 door coupé body designed by Pininfarina. It forms part of Ferrari's F116 series. Powering the Ferrari 456 GT is a double overhead camshaft, 5.5 litre naturally aspirated dry-sumped 12 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 436 bhp (442 PS/325 kW) at 6250 rpm and 550 N·m (406 lb·ft/56.1 kgm) at 4500 rpm respectively. It features dry sump-type lubrication. The engine transmits power to the wheels compliments of a 6 speed manual transmission. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1690 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 300 km/h or 186 mph.

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Key facts

1992 Ferrari 456 GT F116 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4730 mm
How heavy?
1690 kg
What size engine?
5.5 litre, 5474 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
442 PS / 436 bhp / 325 kW @ 6250 rpm
How much torque?
550 Nm / 406 ft.lb / 56.1 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 5.1 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 5.2 s
How fast?
300 km/h, 186 mph

Ferrari F116 models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5474 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW 1690 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4A 5474 cm3 442 PS 436 bhp 325 kW 1770 kg

Similar models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 6M 5727 cm3 411 PS 405 bhp 302 kW 1589 kg
1992 Ferrari 456 GT data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2600 mm 102.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1585 mm 62.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1606 mm 63.2 inches
Length 4730 mm 186.2 inches
Width 1920 mm 75.6 inches
Height 1300 mm 51.2 inches
Ground clearance 119 mm 4.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.82
Kerb weight 1690 kg 3726 lb
Weight distribution 51 % front
fuel tank capacity 110 litres 24.2 UK Gal 29.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.345
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code F116
Cylinders V 12 in 65° vee
Capacity 5.5 litre
5474 cc
(334.044 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 75 mm
3.46 × 2.95 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.17
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
48 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
442 PS (436 bhp) (325 kW)
at 6250 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
79.6 bhp/litre
1.31 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
550 Nm (406 ft·lb) (56.1 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
100.47 Nm/litre
1.21 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 10.6:1
Fuel system Bosch Motronic ML2.7 fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1262.6 kPa (183.1 psi)
Maximum RPM 7250 rpm
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 456.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 3.9 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 5.1 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 5.2 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 11.60 s
Standing quarter-mile 13.3 s
Standing kilometre 23.3 s
Maximum speed 300 km/h (186 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 261.57 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
192.38 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
257.99 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.12 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.2 kg/kW
8.68 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 power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.600
Turning circle 11.60 m
Front suspension I.DW.CS.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.
Wheel size front 8½ x 17
Wheel size rear 10 x 17
Tyres front 255/45 ZR 17
Tyres rear 285/40 ZR 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 315 mm
Rear brake diameter 310 mm
Braked area 3355 cm2
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.82
Final drive ratio 3.64
general
Carfolio.com ID32010
Production total
Model code
Model family F116
RAC rating 57.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1992 Ferrari 456 GT added before December 1995.
Last modified 2015-01-04.