The Specifications Of The Ferrari F50

The Ferrari F50 is an ultra-exclusive supercar from the Italian automaker and was the top-performing Ferrari upon its introduction as a 1995 example. Both front and rear look stabilizer bars. A limited-slip differential helps with efficacy delivery to the means, expressly when exiting close corners. The braking action employs ventilated and cross-drilled rotors measuring 14 inches in the front and 13.2 inches in the rear.

The F50's V-12 engine is derived from a powerplant used in the Italian partnership's Formula 1 efforts. The iron block, aluminium intellect unit displaces 4.7 litres, relatively compact for a Engine with so many cylinders. With dual overhead cams and 60 valves, compression ratio is tuned to a aerial 11.3-to-1. Muzzle and stroke come in at 3.35-by-2.72 inches. Tons of bent is on tap for a van from the mid-1990s, extended true 513 horsepower at 8,500 rpm and 347 foot-pounds of torque at 6,500 rpm.

Drivetrain and Chassis

The F50's V-12 engine is mounted latest the Chauffeur on the contrary in front of the rear axle, creating a right mid-engine configuration. The drivetrain powers the rear wheels. The supercar's Individual transmission Election was a six-speed textbook with a 3.33 to 1 Ending guide ratio. The exotic Ferrari employs dual wishbone suspension front and rear with pushrod-actuated coilovers and electronically controlled variable damping rates. The F50 was offered in an exceptionally regional flow of individual 349 vehicles wound up a complicated lease-to-buy development that was designed to guidance prevent immediate resale at jacked-up prices. The F50 outperformed almost everything on the way in its lifetime and features styling combining classic Ferrari and modern aerodynamics.


Styling and Dimensions

With its great rear deck, prominent spoiler and detachable roof intersect, the F50 cuts a in reality striking double, all the more when compared with less-expensive Ferrari models. Riding on its 101.6-inch wheelbase, the vehivle measures 176.4 inches lenghty, 78.2 inches Broad and 44.1 inches high. Curb weight is kept in check at 3,080 lbs. in large part because of extensive use of carbon fiber. Weight is distributed 42 percent in the front and 58 percent in the rear. Wide wheels, sized 18 by 8.5 inches in the front and 18 by 13 inches in the rear, help the Ferrari hug the road with ferocious grip. Inside is seating for two.


To obtain an F50 for instrumented testing, "Car and Driver" contacted a third-party owner as Ferrari would not make the car available to the press. Zero to 60 mph came in 3.8 seconds with the quarter mile blazing by in 12.1 seconds at 123 mph. Top speed attained was a drag-limited 194 mph. Braking from 70 to 60 mph was achieved in 176 feet with the car pulling .95 g of lateral acceleration on the 300-foot skidpad. The EPA estimates fuel economy at eight mpg in the city and 11 mpg on the highway.