1968 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

The Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona is a rear wheel drive road car, with the engine located in the front, and a 2 door coupé bodyshell designed by Pininfarina. Its 12 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated powerplant has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 4.4 litres. It develops power and torque figures of 347 bhp (352 PS/259 kW) at 7500 rpm and 431 Nm (318 lbft/44 kgm) at 5500 rpm respectively. It features dry sump-type lubrication. This power is delivered to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. The quoted kerb weight is 1280 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 278 km/h or 173 mph.

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Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona
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Key facts

1968 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4425 mm
How heavy?
1280 kg
What size engine?
4.4 litre, 4390 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
352 PS / 347 bhp / 259 kW @ 7500 rpm
How much torque?
431 Nm / 318 ft.lb / 44 kgm @ 5500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 5.9 s
How fast?
278 km/h, 173 mph

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1968 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2400 mm 94.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1440 mm 56.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1425 mm 56.1 inches
Length 4425 mm 174.2 inches
Width 1760 mm 69.3 inches
Height 1245 mm 49 inches
Ground clearance 130 mm 5.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 1280 kg 2822 lb
Weight distribution 52 % front
fuel tank capacity 120 litres 26.4 UK Gal 31.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area 1.60
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code F 251
Cylinders V 12 in 60° vee
Capacity 4.4 litre
4390 cc
(267.894 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
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
352 PS (347 bhp) (259 kW)
at 7500 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
79 bhp/litre
1.3 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
431 Nm (318 ft·lb) (44 kgm)
at 5500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
98.18 Nm/litre
1.19 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction light alloy block & head
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 9.3:1
Fuel system 6 Weber 40 DCN 20 carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1233.7 kPa (178.9 psi)
Maximum RPM 7700 rpm
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 365.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 4.3 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 5.9 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 12.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 13.7 s
@ 104 mph
Standing kilometre 24.3 s
@ 224 km/h
Maximum speed 278 km/h (173 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 274.86 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
202.15 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
271.09 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.12 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.95 kg/kW
8.26 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
turns lock-to-lock 3.500
Turning circle 13.40 m
Front suspension I.DW.CS.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.
Wheel size front 7.0 x 15
Wheel size rear 7.0 x 15
Tyres front 215/70 x 15
Tyres rear 215/70 x 15
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter 290 mm
Rear brake diameter 297 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.96
Final drive ratio 3.30
general
Carfolio.com ID42592
Production total 1350
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 48.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.