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Ferrari 348GTB specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1470 kg (3241 lbs)
Dimensions 4.00 m (157 in) long, 1.00 m (39 in) wide, 1.00 m (39 in) high
Wheelbase 2.00 m (79 in)
Introduced 1993
Origin country Italy
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0 - 100 kph5.4 s
Top speed280 kph (174 mph)

Powertrain specs

Engine type Ferrari Dino V8 Tipo F119
Displacement 3.0 l (183 ci)
Power 320 ps (316 bhp / 235 kw) @ 7200 rpm
Torque 324 Nm (239 lb-ft) @ 5000 rpm
Power / liter 107 ps (105 hp)
Power / weight 218 ps (215 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 220 Nm (163 lb-ft) / t
Transmission 5 speed manual
Layout middle engine, rear wheel drive
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Cauf40f50  4m ago

This lost to a pick up truck Lol


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FastestLaps  4m ago

Not Ferrari's fault that Americans put overpowered engines in pickup trucks. You don't need more than 150 PS in a pickup truck. Maybe only if you live in hilly area.

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Cauf40f50  4m ago @FastestLaps

Say that to a raptor lol

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benedekpuskas  4m ago @Cauf40f50


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FastestLaps  4m ago @Cauf40f50

For offroad racing type car I get it. It has to be fast. But thats niche thing, low volume production. For normal workhorse pickup truck I want something:

A) Durable and reliable
B) Fuel efficient to offset the high wind drag and high weight
C) That can move the truck down the road at speed limit with little stress and effort

Which means moderately sized diesel engine.

All European commercial vehicles - vans, mini-vans etc, have small diesel engines. You don't need anything more.

American manufacturers didn't have diesel technology for longest time so they could only satisfy A and C and did it with large displacement V8 engines. But fuel efficiency was dreadful.

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benedekpuskas  4m ago @FastestLaps

Also, you need lots of torque in a pickup, and diesel engines have that.

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FastestLaps  4m ago @benedekpuskas

That is implied by C. "little stress & effort" = low rpms = high torque.

Americans achieved this by simply resorting to big displacement gasoline engines (V8 etc), Europeans by long stroke compression ignition engines with turbochargers. Which are still small displacement and high efficiency due to diesel fuel energy density, lower friction etc.

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196ss  8y ago

Ferrari claim Fiorano is 1:37,0