1981 Ferrari 308 GTBi US

Ferrari 308 GTBi is an automobile that has a 2 door coupé body style styled by Pininfarina with a mid located engine powering the rear wheels. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 2.9 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It develops 205 bhp (208 PS/153 kW) of power at 6600 rpm, and maximum torque of 245 N·m (181 lb·ft/25 kgm) at 5000 rpm. The power is transmitted to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. Its claimed kerb weight is 1505 kg. Maximum stated speed is 236 km/h (147 mph).

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1981 Ferrari 308 GTBi US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4230 mm
How heavy?
1505 kg
What size engine?
2.9 litre, 2927 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
208 PS / 205 bhp / 153 kW @ 6600 rpm
How much torque?
245 Nm / 181 ft.lb / 25 kgm @ 5000 rpm
How fast?
236 km/h, 147 mph

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1981 Ferrari 308 GTBi data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2340 mm 92.1 inches
Track/tread (front) 1460 mm 57.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1460 mm 57.5 inches
Length 4230 mm 166.5 inches
Width 1720 mm 67.7 inches
Height 1120 mm 44.1 inches
Ground clearance 120 mm 4.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.81
Kerb weight 1505 kg 3318 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
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)
208 PS (205 bhp) (153 kW)
at 6600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
70 bhp/litre
1.15 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
245 Nm (181 ft·lb) (25 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
83.7 Nm/litre
1.01 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction light alloy block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system Bo K-Jet fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1051.8 kPa (152.6 psi)
Maximum RPM 7700 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 365.88 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
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 236 km/h (147 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 138.11 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
101.57 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
136.21 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.85 kg/kW
16.44 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
Turning circle 12.00 m
Front suspension I.DW.CS.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.
Wheel size front 7½ x 14
Wheel size rear 7½ x 14
Tyres front Michelin 205/70 VR 14 XWX
Tyres rear Michelin 205/70 VR 14 XWX
Brakes F/R SAEnet
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 ID85613
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 32.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1981 Ferrari 308 GTBi added 2001-08-07.
Last modified 2013-02-28.