2000 Ferrari 550 Barchetta

The Ferrari 550 Barchetta is a rear wheel drive motor vehicle, with its engine placed in the front, and a 2 door roadster bodyshell designed by Pininfarina. The 5.5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 12 cylinder that produces 485 bhp (492 PS/362 kW) of power at 7000 rpm, and maximum torque of 568 N·m (419 lb·ft/57.9 kgm) at 5000 rpm. The engine drives the wheels through a 6 speed manual transmission. The claimed weight at the kerb is 1690 kg. Its maximum speed quoted is 300 km/h or 186 mph.

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Key facts

2000 Ferrari 550 Barchetta information summary

What body style?
2 door roadster with 2 seats
How long?
4550 mm
How heavy?
1690 kg
What size engine?
5.5 litre, 5474 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
492 PS / 485 bhp / 362 kW @ 7000 rpm
How much torque?
568 Nm / 419 ft.lb / 57.9 kgm @ 5000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.4 s
How fast?
300 km/h, 186 mph

Ferrari 550 models

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2000 Ferrari 550 Barchetta data
bodywork
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2500 mm 98.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1632 mm 64.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1586 mm 62.4 inches
Length 4550 mm 179.1 inches
Width 1935 mm 76.2 inches
Height 1258 mm 49.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.82
Kerb weight 1690 kg 3726 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 114 litres 25.1 UK Gal 30.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders V 12
Capacity 5.5 litre
5474 cc
(334.044 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 75 mm
3.46 × 2.95 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.17
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
48 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
492 PS (485 bhp) (362 kW)
at 7000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
88.6 bhp/litre
1.45 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
568 Nm (419 ft·lb) (57.9 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
103.76 Nm/litre
1.25 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.8:1
Fuel system ESPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1303.9 kPa (189.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 456.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 12.5 s
Standing kilometre 22.6 s
Maximum speed 300 km/h (186 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 290.97 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
214 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
286.98 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.13 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.67 kg/kW
7.81 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 I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.76
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID83303
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 57.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2000 Ferrari 550 Barchetta added 2001-07-17.
Last modified 2013-02-28.