1973 Ferrari 308 GT/4

Ferrari 308 GT/4 is a car that has a 2 door coupé type body designed by Bertone with a mid positioned engine driving through the rear wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 2.9 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 252 bhp (256 PS/188 kW) of power at 7600 rpm, and maximum torque of 283 N·m (209 lb·ft/28.9 kgm) at 5000 rpm. This power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox. Having a claimed kerb weight of 1265 kg, the Ferrari 308 GT/4 performs the 0-60 mph sprint in 6.7 seconds and the standing quarter mile in 14.5 seconds. It is claimed to achieve a maxiumum speed of 257 km/h or 160 mph.

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Ferrari 308 GT/4 -
Ferrari 308 GT/4
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Ferrari 308 GT/4 -
Ferrari 308 GT/4
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Key facts

1973 Ferrari 308 GT/4 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4300 mm
How heavy?
1265 kg
What size engine?
2.9 litre, 2927 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
256 PS / 252 bhp / 188 kW @ 7600 rpm
How much torque?
283 Nm / 209 ft.lb / 28.9 kgm @ 5000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6.7 s
How fast?
257 km/h, 160 mph

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1973 Ferrari 308 GT/4 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerBertone
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2550 mm 100.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1470 mm 57.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1460 mm 57.5 inches
Length 4300 mm 169.3 inches
Width 1740 mm 68.5 inches
Height 1180 mm 46.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1265 kg 2789 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 80 litres 17.6 UK Gal 21.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code F106 AL
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 2.9 litre
2927 cc
(178.616 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 71 mm
3.19 × 2.8 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.14
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
256 PS (252 bhp) (188 kW)
at 7600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
86.1 bhp/litre
1.41 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
283 Nm (209 ft·lb) (28.9 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
96.69 Nm/litre
1.17 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 4 Weber 40 DCNF carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1215 kPa (176.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 365.88 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 5.7 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 6.7 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 16.70 s
Standing quarter-mile 14.5 s
Standing kilometre 26 s
Maximum speed 257 km/h (160 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 201.98 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
148.55 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
199.21 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.73 kg/kW
11.24 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 transverse
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.CS.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 205/70 VR 14
Tyres rear 205/70 VR 14
Brakes F/R Di/Di
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.95
Final drive ratio 3.71
general
Carfolio.com ID41987
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1973 Ferrari 308 GT/4 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.