1964 Ferrari 500 Superfast

This vehicle has a 2 door coupé type body with a front located engine that delivers power to the rear wheels. The Ferrari 500 Superfast's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5 litre, single overhead camshaft 60 degree V 12 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant develops 395 bhp (400 PS/295 kW) of power at 6500 rpm, and maximum torque of 476 N·m (351 lb·ft/48.5 kgm) at 4750 rpm. Lubrication is of the dry sump-type. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed manual with overdrive gearbox. It weighs a claimed 1480 kg at the kerb.

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1964 Ferrari 500 Superfast information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4820 mm
How heavy?
1480 kg
What size engine?
5 litre, 4963 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
400 PS / 395 bhp / 295 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
476 Nm / 351 ft.lb / 48.5 kgm @ 4750 rpm

Ferrari 500 models

Ferrari 500 Superfast -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4963 cm3 400 PS 395 bhp 295 kW 1400 kg

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1964 Ferrari 500 Superfast data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2650 mm 104.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1400 mm 55.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1390 mm 54.7 inches
Length 4820 mm 189.8 inches
Width 1780 mm 70.1 inches
Height 1280 mm 50.4 inches
Ground clearance 120 mm 4.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.82
Kerb weight 1480 kg 3263 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 100 litres 22 UK Gal 26.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders V 12 in 60° vee
Capacity 5 litre
4963 cc
(302.861 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 68 mm
3.46 × 2.68 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.29
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
400 PS (395 bhp) (295 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
79.6 bhp/litre
1.3 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
476 Nm (351 ft·lb) (48.5 kgm)
at 4750 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
95.91 Nm/litre
1.16 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 6 Weber 40 DCN 3 carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1205.2 kPa (174.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 413.58 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
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 270.6 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
199.02 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
266.89 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.12 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.02 kg/kW
8.39 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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 205-15
Tyres rear 205-15
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter 314 mm
Rear brake diameter 298 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.78
Final drive ratio 3.77
general
Carfolio.com ID510807
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 57.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1964 Ferrari 500 Superfast added 2017-02-18.
Last modified 2017-02-18.