Ferrari F40 vs Porsche 959

Picture of Porsche 959
Picture of Ferrari F40
Category Porsche 959Ferrari F40
Engine layout 2.8 l B62.9 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 449 / 443478 / 471
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 500 / 369575 / 424
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1450 / 31971320 / 2910
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 309 / 305362 / 357

Performance

Category Porsche 959Ferrari F40
0 - 100 kph 3.6 s4.0 s
0 - 200 kph 13.3 s10.4 s
1000 m 21.6 s20.8 s @ 263.0 kph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 9.7 s6.4 s
0 - 100 mph 8.5 s8.0 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.2 s @ 100.7 mph8.1 s @ 106.3 mph
1/4 mile 11.8 s11.8 s @ 124.5 mph
Est. 1/2 mile 19.4 s @ 145.4 mph18.5 s @ 161.6 mph
Est. 1 mile 32.0 s @ 170.9 mph29.2 s @ 183.9 mph
Top speed 319 kph (198 mph)325 kph (202 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.87 g (8 m/s²)0.75 g (7 m/s²)

Summary

Category Porsche 959Ferrari F40
Track Performance 00
Straight line speed 9031039
Total 9031039

Verdict

F40 is the fastest by a small margin.

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aaayy  11m ago

Keep in mind those acceleration stats are probably from Ferrari, meaning that the 0-200 kph time is probably off by 2 sec.


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Fastedee  3y ago

In those days Ferraris lapped everywhere and Porsche was reclusive.


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Shaggy  8y ago

I agree, The F40 won as I expected.


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Karthick01  8y ago

I Think This Comparison would be More Interesting with Lap Times


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Shaggy  8y ago

I thought you all might like this one, in the '80s, this was the clash of the titans.