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Ferrari F-40

Ferrari F-40

Ferrari F40

Ferrari F40

Year 1987-1992
Engine 2936 cc V-8 twin turbo
Transmission 5-speed, manual
Max speed 201 mph
0-60 mph 3.8 seconds
Horsepower 478 hp @ 7,000 rpm
weight 1350 kg, 2976 lbs

The Ferrari F40 is remembered as one of the purest,

The F40 was a pure drivers car
driver orientated supercars of all time. Over 1000 F40's were produced during it's lifespan. Built to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the company, the Ferrari F40 was, at the time, the fastest road going Ferrari ever produced.

The story goes that Enzo Ferrari himself wanted the F40 to have 500 horsepower, he ended up with 478 hp found @ 7000 rpm. The 2936 cc V8 was a derivation of the engine found in the Ferrari 288 GTO, complimented by larger twin turbochargers and an increase in boost pressure.

A traditional steel spaceframe chassis is covered by carbonfibre and Kevlar panels. Styled by Ferrari's traditional designers, Pininfarina, the F40 was unveiled in July 1987 at the Maranello factory.

To this day few supercars command as much respect from enthusiasts, experts and the general public as the Ferrari F40.


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- Ferrari F50
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