1995 Ferrari F50

The Ferrari F50 is a targa top designed by Pininfarina with 2 doors and a mid mounted engine which transmits the power through the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a dry sumped naturally aspirated engine of 4.7 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 65 degree V 12 cylinder layout, and 5 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 513 bhp (520 PS/383 kW) of power at 8000 rpm, and maximum torque of 470 N·m (347 lb·ft/47.9 kgm) at 6500 rpm. Lubrication is of the dry sump-type. The engine drives the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a stated 1230 kg at the kerb. Maximum speed claimed is 325 km/h, which is 202 mph.

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Key facts

1995 Ferrari F50 information summary

What body style?
2 door targa top with 2 seats
How long?
4480 mm
How heavy?
1230 kg
What size engine?
4.7 litre, 4698 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
520 PS / 513 bhp / 383 kW @ 8000 rpm
How much torque?
470 Nm / 347 ft.lb / 47.9 kgm @ 6500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 3.7 s
How fast?
325 km/h, 202 mph

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1995 Ferrari F50 data
bodywork
Body type2 seater targa top
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2580 mm 101.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1620 mm 63.8 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1602 mm 63.1 inches
Length 4480 mm 176.4 inches
Width 1986 mm 78.2 inches
Height 1120 mm 44.1 inches
Ground clearance 99 mm 3.9 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1230 kg 2712 lb
Weight distribution 42 % front
fuel tank capacity 105 litres 23.1 UK Gal 27.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.372
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders V 12 in 65° vee
Capacity 4.7 litre
4698 cc
(286.69 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 85 × 69 mm
3.35 × 2.72 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.23
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
5 valves per cylinder
60 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
520 PS (513 bhp) (383 kW)
at 8000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
109.2 bhp/litre
1.79 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
470 Nm (347 ft·lb) (47.9 kgm)
at 6500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
100.04 Nm/litre
1.21 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction iron block & aluminium heads
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 11.3:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic 2.7 fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1257.2 kPa (182.3 psi)
Maximum RPM 8500 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 391.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 3.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 8.50 s
Standing quarter-mile 12.1 s
@ 124.5 mph
Standing kilometre 21.7 s
Maximum speed 325 km/h (202 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 422.87 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
311.01 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
417.07 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.19 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 3.22 kg/kW
5.37 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 mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 3.300
Turning circle 12.60 m
Front suspension I.DW.CS.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.
Wheel size front 8½ x 18
Wheel size rear 13.0 x 18
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-Fiorano P245/35 ZR 18
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-Fiorano P335/30 ZR 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter 356 mm
Rear brake diameter 335 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.9
Final drive ratio 3.70
general
Carfolio.com ID39787
Production total 349
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 53.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1995 Ferrari F50 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-03-04.