Image of Ferrari F40

Ferrari F40 specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1270-1369 kg (2800-3018 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)
Introduced 1987
Origin country Italy
Average fuel consumption 26.1 l/100 km (9 mpg US / 11 mpg UK)
Views 112.4k

Acceleration

0 - 100 kph4.0 s
0 - 180 kph9.8 s
0 - 200 kph10.4 s
0 - 300 kph31.0 s
0 - 30 mph1.8 s
0 - 40 mph2.5 s
0 - 50 mph3.6 s
0 - 60 mph3.8 s
0 - 70 mph4.9 s
0 - 80 mph5.7 s
0 - 90 mph7.2 s
0 - 100 mph8.0 s
0 - 110 mph9.5 s
0 - 120 mph11.0 s
0 - 130 mph13.5 s
0 - 140 mph15.6 s
0 - 150 mph16.2 s
0 - 160 mph21.3 s
0 - 170 mph26.3 s
Est. 1/8 mile8.1 s @ 106.3 mph
1/4 mile11.8 s @ 124.5 mph
Est. 1/2 mile18.5 s @ 161.6 mph
Est. 1 mile29.2 s @ 183.9 mph
1000 m20.8 s @ 263.0 kph

More acceleration times

Ferrari F40 acceleration graph

General performance

Top speed325 kph (202 mph)
Est. 100 - 200 kph6.4 s
Est. 200 - 300 kph20.6 s
0 - 100 mph - 013.8 s
Est. max acceleration0.75 g (7 m/s²)
Lateral acceleration1.01 g (10 m/s²)
60 mph - 036 m (119 ft)
70 mph - 066 m (218 ft)
Noise @ idle78 dB
Noise @ 70 mph89 dB

Powertrain

Engine type twin turbo V8, 32 valves
Displacement 2.9 l (179 ci / 2936 cc)
Power 478 ps (471 bhp / 352 kw) @ 7000 rpm
Torque 575 Nm (424 lb-ft) @ 4000 rpm
Power / liter 163 ps (161 hp)
Power / weight 362 ps (357 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 436 Nm (321 lb-ft) / t
Efficiency 18 PS per l/100 km
Transmission 5 speed manual
Layout middle engine, rear wheel drive
User avatar

User avatar

aaayy  1w ago

It’s true.
l2m3f34z74zv.jpg?550x800m


User avatar

dr. cosimo  2m ago

:)

The top 50 cars to drive before you die: And the winner is...

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/features/top-50-cars-drive-you-die-and-winner

4ttd6fnelf7l.jpg?550x800m


User avatar

dr. cosimo  3m ago

my fix, my alcohol for the week

 


User avatar

aaayy  3m ago

FUN FACT: No F40s ever actually hit 201 miles per hour. It’s been thought now that that was just a marketing ploy from Ferrari, making the first 200 mph car. The fastest ever reached in testing was about 197-199. So, basically it was almost tied with the Porsche 959 with a slower 0-60 and lower acceleration in general.


User avatar

dr. cosimo  8m ago

 


User avatar

hostboy  2y ago

Why would you want to compare a GT500 or a Hellcat to this spectacular twin-turbo track beast? Not even those beat icons like an F40 on the track.

 

User avatar

Sheed  3m ago

.... But the Camaro ZL1 1LE does. ????????????????


User avatar

Mike11  1w ago @Sheed

Keep your Camaro and i'll keep the F40 ????????


User avatar

hostboy  2y ago

I don't believe it could hit 133 mph in the quarter-mile. The slow 0-62 of 4.6 and fast 0-124 time of 11 flat were from a long-geared version of this car. It could hit 75 in first gear and 125 in second. I know a lot about the AMS test between the Ferrari F40 and the Porsche 959. But with the normal gear ratio, it would never go from 100-200 km/h in the same time as a McLaren F1 (which does it in 6.3-6.4, just like that F40, but maybe less than 6 if it hit 60 mph instead of 62 in first).


User avatar

Mafalda  2y ago

0-300 exist!" from AMuS ! It's about 32.0s
From volume "Ferrai F40 mit fotos von Wolfgang Wilhelm "


User avatar

hostboy  2y ago

0-30 mph: 1.6 s
0-40 mph: 2.2 s
0-50 mph: 2.8 s
0-70 mph: 4.6 s
0-80 mph: 5.4 s
0-90 mph: 6.7 s
http://up.autotitre.com/a0639a50cd.jpg (Road & Track 10/1991)

0-100 mph: 7.7 s
1/4-mile: 11.7 s/126.5
http://up.autotitre.com/d703120a36.jpg (Road & Track)

0-100 km/h: 3.9 s
0-160 km/h: 7.8 s
0-1000 m: 19.9 s
http://i.imgur.com/QLKzkuI.jpg (Fast Lane 8/1997)


User avatar

cosimo  3y ago

550x800m


User avatar

Fastedee  3y ago

Funny this has way more laps than many contempories or even the later F1. Something changed at Ferrari


User avatar

cosimo  3y ago

 


User avatar

Freakz  3y ago

FERRARI F40 VS 2JZ SWAPPED FORD CAPRI:

 


User avatar

Freakz  3y ago

F40 LM Massive POWER LAUNCH & Sounds at Goodwood!

 


User avatar

cosimo  3y ago

 


User avatar

Fastedee  3y ago

It's only weaknesses are brakes and launch which could be easily improved.


User avatar

Fastedee  3y ago

0-170mph does seem consistent with 0-300km/hr claim.


User avatar

cosimo  3y ago

the f40 is a serious machine and not every idiot can extract 50% of its power.

this ferrari back when they were dead serious when planning to build a race car for the streets

none of the manufacturers can build a car such as the f40 and by todays standards with sticky tires and a slight bump in power, it sure will rape them all with a blink of an eye.

this beast in every gear it accelerates sooooo fast, that it's capable of hitting 62 mph in first gear and doubled on every upshift. the f40 lm could do 230 mph without a sweat.

 


User avatar

FastestLaps  3y ago

@hostboy Unfortunately that 0-300 time is from ancient times and doesn't have any references to source.


User avatar

Fastedee  3y ago

Anonymous but 0-170 mph comes from Car and Driver 0-60 from Road & Track


User avatar

hostboy  3y ago

Where does the 0-300 km/h time come from?


User avatar

Fastedee  3y ago

Even better than a next gen F40 would be the XKSS Treatment. Use the exact dimensions but lighter.materials like Carbon Fibre. Use the ABS from a 360 and raise the compression a bit as well as raising the boost slightly to increase horsepower to about 520 -530. Use new tires of slightly greater width. Even with the ABS it should weigh no more than 1300kg. It would be awesomely balanced without relying on enormous power. I don't know if Ferrari makes factory parts for their older models like Mercedes and Jaguar but they should


User avatar

Fastedee  3y ago

Sports Auto had an even harder time with an old school manual than a newer one.


User avatar

fakekillerfour  3y ago

change this car's power and torque to 478PS and 424 Ib-ft.
http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/ferrari-f40-archived-instrumented-test-review


User avatar

Good Gamer  4y ago

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


User avatar

fakekillerfour  5y ago

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


User avatar

FastestLaps  5y ago

@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.


User avatar

Thiago_Lins  5y ago

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


User avatar

AMG1  5y ago

 


User avatar

AMG1  5y ago

It's the Super Battle 2000