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Ferrari F40 specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1270 kg (2800 lbs)
Dimensions 4.43 m (174 in) long, 1.99 m (78 in) wide, 1.13 m (44 in) high
Wheelbase 2.45 m (96 in)
Power / weight 377 ps (372 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 454 Nm (335 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 1987
Origin country Italy
Average fuel consumption 26.1 l/100 km (9 mpg US / 11 mpg UK)
Noise @ idle 78 dB
Noise @ 70 mph 89 dB
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Performance

Top speed 325 kph (202 mph)
0 - 100 kph 4.0 s
0 - 180 kph 9.8 s
0 - 200 kph 10.4 s
0 - 300 kph 31.0 s
0 - 30 mph 1.8 s
0 - 40 mph 2.5 s
0 - 50 mph 3.6 s
0 - 60 mph 3.8 s
0 - 70 mph 4.9 s
0 - 80 mph 5.7 s
0 - 90 mph 7.2 s
0 - 100 mph 8.0 s
0 - 110 mph 9.5 s
0 - 120 mph 11.0 s
0 - 130 mph 13.5 s
0 - 140 mph 15.6 s
0 - 150 mph 16.2 s
0 - 160 mph 21.3 s
0 - 170 mph 26.3 s
Est. 1/8 mile 7.9 s @ 96.9 mph
1/4 mile 11.8 s @ 124.5 mph
Est. 1/2 mile 17.9 s @ 159.1 mph
Est. 1 mile 28.7 s @ 180.2 mph
1000 m 20.8 s @ 263.0 kph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 6.4 s
0 - 100 mph - 0 13.8 s
60 mph - 0 36 m (119 ft)
70 mph - 0 66 m (218 ft)
Lateral acceleration 1.01 g (10 m/s²)

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Ferrari F40 acceleration graph

Powertrain

Engine type twin turbo V8, 32 valves
Displacement 2.9 l (179 ci)
Power 479 ps (472 bhp / 352 kw) @ 7000 rpm
Torque 577 Nm (426 lb-ft) @ 4000 rpm
Power / liter 163 ps (161 hp)
Efficiency 18 PS per l/100 km
Transmission 5 speed manual
Layout middle engine, rear wheel drive

Laptimes 9

F40 rivals

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Good Gamer  7m  

Ferrari F40 tsukuba battle
conditions damp
Lap time 1:06.46 (showed at 11:45)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XSmLpfhPcg


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fakekillerfour  1y  

it would have been better to compare the f50 with the diablo GT and not the diablo SV.


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FastestLaps  1y  

@AMG1 Those old BM Superbattles with F40, F50, Diablo, 993 GT2 etc. are something that I will always miss... I think BM played a role in creating the legend of F40 and the consequential huge price increase for F40 in used car market.


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Thiago_Lins  2y  

REMEMBER:
AUTO MOTOR UND SPORT (02/1989)

0-60 kph_2.6 sec.
0-100 kph_4.6 sec.
0-120 kph_5.6 sec.
0-160 kph_8.1 sec.
0-180 kph_9.3 sec.
0-200 kph_11.0 sec.
1 km start_21.0 sec




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uptownfunker  2y  

This car is very quick through a quartermile (for its age), but not THIS quick! I mean, 11.3? I don't know who came up with that number, but I surely found 11.8 (at 124.5mph) here....
http://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars/car-comparison-tests/reviews/a18686/extreme-machines-ferrari-f40/

....and 12.1 (at 122) here:
http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/ferrari-f40-archived-instrumented-test-review


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abcdeghi  2y  

https://youtube.com/watch?v=3MDTcXGsjuo
in this video chris harris compares ferrari f40 and ferrari f50


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BR2+  2y  

If anything, Ferrari is good at making V12s sound fantastic, There V8s are just Meh to me, Atleast moist of them.

Id also have an F50 over an F40 Hands down, Its just so Raw! its like a dainte very sensative mans expensive version of a Viper.


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FastestLaps  2y  

Agree 200% about the sound. Nothing sounds like 5 valve/cylinder Ferrari (F355, F50, 360 etc).


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phavyarden  2y  

well, at the Suzuka battle, the F40 was much faster than the F50 in te hands of Kurosawa. But at straight line the F50 beat it :). Also, Chris Harris in one of his videos also said that the F40 is ceternly faster.
Still, the sound of the F50 is most beautiful song ever.


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FastestLaps  2y  

In all Best Motoring races where were both F40 and F50 (and there ware not many, probably two or just one), F50 beat the F40.

I think the BM F50 had exhaust, but, it must be said, the F50 stock exhaust/tune is criminally restrictive.


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Mafalda  2y  

@fatsestlaps
F40 Euro specs no-kat produces >500ps, if you're lucky or not.
F40 is surely faster in stranghit than the F50.
F40 100-260 Kph 15.5s
F50 Best ever 100-257 Kph 16.9s (Sport Auto Fr)


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BR2+  2y  

...HUGELY underrated.

Also, Key word, "Probably"

That dude must be high as a mug with what he is saying.


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FastestLaps  2y  

F40 or F50 would never beat modern Turbo S in a drag race, no matter what tyres you put them on or what road surface you choose.

Rule of thumb - if it has a stick shifter and clutch pedal, it probably cannot beat a 991 Turbo :D


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FastestLaps  2y  

F40 produced 500 horsepower only when you've been lucky - have been flooring it for a few consecutive seconds.

Turbo lag is a horrible thing.

I agree that F40 probably is as fast as f50 in straight line, and is underrated in terms of official power figures.

But when I say F50 is faster than F40, I am talking about track.


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BR2+  2y  

...What the hell does that even mean?..


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uptownfunker  2y  

Don't let the high-11-low-12-sec times fool you! If the F40 was tested by a magazine today it would even beat the new 911 Turbo S, which did a 10.6 at 130 miles an hour.


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saxy  2y  

the F40 was probably faster than the F50 because the F40 actually produced over 500hp, had more torque than the F50, and probably was lighter too.


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FastestLaps  2y  

I am, of course, biased, because F50 is my favorite car.


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FastestLaps  2y  

F40 is not faster than F50. At least I don't believe it is.


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luckyluke  2y  

The F40 is faster than the F50, but never as fast as the carrera gt. The lap of the carrera gt on Suzuka is just really bad. On a fast track like Suzuka, the carrera gt should at least be as fast as the '10 911 gt3 rs (2:23).


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abcdeghi  2y  

it is a great track car.it even beats f50 on suzuka and tsukuba.it can still beat carrera gt(despite old tires) which is 15yrs newer than this car.i was surprised that it can beat a 2000s car despite being from 1980s


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Mr. I Drive A Motorcycle  3y  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ge08Io6pD8


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Karthick01  4y  

I Think The Jaguar XJ220 Would Beat This in Straight Line,But Not in The Track.


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Karthick01  4y  

Im Suprised It Beat The Corvette ZR1 in 0-300 Kph.


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Fangio Man  4y  

I have heard of a big turbo lag.


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Shaggy  4y  

@ monkeypop: I saw Gas Monkey's F40, it looked awesome, I like it better than an original F40.


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monkeypop  4y  

Gas monkey garage rebuilt a totalled f40 and went against the ferarri lovers. They painted it black, put on bigger turbos, larger wheels and lowered the car. As far as I know its the only black f40 out there and it looks pretty slick.


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CareBear  4y  

go-kart fiat makes you barf once the door is opened

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