1958 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé Speciale

The Ferrari 250 GT Coupé Speciale is a coupé designed by Pininfarina with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits the power through the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 3 litre capacity. This powerplant features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 12 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 256 bhp (260 PS/191 kW) of power at 7000 rpm, and maximum torque of 314 N·m (232 lb·ft/32 kgm) at 5000 rpm. With a stated kerb weight of 1315 kg, the Ferrari 250 GT Coupé Speciale manages to cover the 0-60 mph sprint in 7.1 seconds and the quarter mile from rest in 15.5 seconds. Its maximum speed stated is 203 km/h or 126 mph.

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Key facts

1958 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé Speciale information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4394 mm
How heavy?
1315 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2953 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
260 PS / 256 bhp / 191 kW @ 7000 rpm
How much torque?
314 Nm / 232 ft.lb / 32 kgm @ 5000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.1 s
How fast?
203 km/h, 126 mph

Ferrari 250 models

Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 2953 cm3 250 PS 247 bhp 184 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2953 cm3 240 PS 237 bhp 177 kW 1277 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 2953 cm3 240 PS 237 bhp 177 kW 1225 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2953 cm3 260 PS 256 bhp 191 kW 1080 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2953 cm3 240 PS 237 bhp 177 kW

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1958 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé Speciale data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2600 mm 102.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1354 mm 53.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1349 mm 53.1 inches
Length 4394 mm 173 inches
Width 1651 mm 65 inches
Height 1397 mm 55 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1315 kg 2899 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders V 12
Capacity 3 litre
2953 cc
(180.203 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 73 × 58.8 mm
2.87 × 2.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.24
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 260 PS (256 bhp) (191 kW)
at 7000 rpm
Specific output 86.7 bhp/litre
1.42 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 314 Nm (232 ft·lb) (32 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque 106.33 Nm/litre
1.29 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system 3 We carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1336.2 kPa (193.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 246.08 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.1 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 15.5 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 203 km/h (126 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 197.38 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
145.17 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
194.68 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.89 kg/kW
11.51 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
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.57
general
Carfolio.com ID69465
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 39.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1958 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé Speciale added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-03-14.