1976 Ferrari 512 BB

The Ferrari 512 BB is a coupé designed by Pininfarina with 2 doors and a mid mounted engine which delivers the power to the rear wheels. Its 4.9 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 12 cylinder unit that produces 355 bhp (360 PS/265 kW) of power at 6200 rpm, and maximum torque of 450 N·m (332 lb·ft/45.9 kgm) at 4600 rpm. It features dry sump-type lubrication. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. Stated weight at the kerb is 1515 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 277 km/h (172 mph).

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Ferrari 512 BB -
Ferrari 512 BB
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Key facts

1976 Ferrari 512 BB information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4400 mm
How heavy?
1515 kg
What size engine?
4.9 litre, 4942 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, Flat
How much power?
360 PS / 355 bhp / 265 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
450 Nm / 332 ft.lb / 45.9 kgm @ 4600 rpm
How fast?
277 km/h, 172 mph

Ferrari 512 models

Ferrari 512 BBi -
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1976 Ferrari 512 BB data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2500 mm 98.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1501 mm 59.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1562 mm 61.5 inches
Length 4400 mm 173.2 inches
Width 1830 mm 72 inches
Height 1120 mm 44.1 inches
Ground clearance 125 mm 4.9 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1515 kg 3340 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 110 litres 24.2 UK Gal 29.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code F110 A000
Cylinders Flat 12
Capacity 4.9 litre
4942 cc
(301.579 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82 × 78 mm
3.23 × 3.07 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
360 PS (355 bhp) (265 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
71.8 bhp/litre
1.18 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
450 Nm (332 ft·lb) (45.9 kgm)
at 4600 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
91.06 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction light alloy block & head
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 4 Weber 40 IF3 C carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1144.2 kPa (166 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 411.83 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 24 s
Maximum speed 277 km/h (172 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 237.58 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
174.73 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
234.32 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.72 kg/kW
9.56 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 12.20 m
Front suspension I.W.CS.
Rear suspension I.W.CS.
Wheel size front 7½ x 15
Wheel size rear 9 x 15
Tyres front 215/70 VR 15
Tyres rear 215/70 VR 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter 288 mm
Rear brake diameter 297 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.91
Final drive ratio 3.21
general
Carfolio.com ID40491
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 50.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1976 Ferrari 512 BB added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.