1975 Ferrari 308 GTB

This car has a 2 door coupé body style designed by Pininfarina with a mid located engine driving through the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a dry sumped naturally aspirated engine of 2.9 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 251.5 bhp (255 PS/188 kW) of power at 7600 rpm, and maximum torque of 284 N·m (209 lb·ft/29 kgm) at 5000 rpm. Lubrication is of the dry sump-type. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1090 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 249 km/h or 155 mph.

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Ferrari 308 GTB
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Key facts

1975 Ferrari 308 GTB information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4216 mm
How heavy?
1090 kg
What size engine?
2.9 litre, 2927 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
255 PS / 251.5 bhp / 188 kW @ 7600 rpm
How much torque?
284 Nm / 209 ft.lb / 29 kgm @ 5000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6.7 s
How fast?
249 km/h, 155 mph

Ferrari 308 models

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2 door fixed-head coupé MR 5M 2927 cm3 240 PS 237 bhp 177 kW 1275 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé MR 5M 2927 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1506 kg
2 door targa top MR 5M 2927 cm3 240 PS 237 bhp 177 kW 1286 kg

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1975 Ferrari 308 GTB data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2339 mm 92.1 inches
Track/tread (front) 1460 mm 57.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1460 mm 57.5 inches
Length 4216 mm 166 inches
Width 1720 mm 67.7 inches
Height 1118 mm 44 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.8
Kerb weight 1090 kg 2403 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 140 litres 30.8 UK Gal 37 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code F106 AB
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)
255 PS (251.5 bhp) (188 kW)
at 7600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
85.9 bhp/litre
1.41 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
284 Nm (209 ft·lb) (29 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
97.03 Nm/litre
1.17 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction light alloy block & head
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 4 Weber 40 DCNF carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1219.3 kPa (176.8 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)
Acceleration 0-60mph 6.7 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 14.8 s
Standing kilometre 26.9 s
Maximum speed 249 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 233.94 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
172.06 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
230.73 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.81 kg/kW
9.71 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 3.280
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.CS.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.
Wheel size front 6½ x 14
Wheel size rear 6½ x 14
Tyres front 205/70 VR 14
Tyres rear 205/70 VR 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi
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 ID41998
Production total 808
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1975 Ferrari 308 GTB added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-03-14.