The Ferrari 328 GTB

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Ferrari 328 GTB – Key Details

The Ultimate Guide to the Ferrari 328 GTB

Ferrari 328 GTB – Photo Gallery

Ferrari 328 GTB – Technical Specifications

Ferrari 328 GTB – Registry & Videos

Ferrari 328 GTB – Key Details

Ferrari 328 GTBDetail
Launched: 1985
Engine: V8 – Rear Engine
Power: 199 kW (270 hp) at 7000 rpm
Torque: 304 Nm (31 kgm) at 5500 rpm
Top Speed: 263 km/h
0-62 mph (0-100 kmh): 6.4 sec
Replaces: TBC
Fiorano Lap time: TBC
Did you know: TBC

The Ultimate Guide to the Ferrari 328 GTB

When it made its debut in 1985, the Ferrari 328 GTB was more of an evolution of its predecessor, the 308 GTB, than a new model in its own right. Surprising, since the 308 had been on the market for nearly 10 years at that point. Chalk it up to the amazing popularity of the now iconic 308, you know, the Magnum, P.I. car. Don’t mess with a good thing, right? Still, in a time where performance and technology are progressing by leaps and bounds every few years, it’s hard to imagine a model soldiering on for 14 years with so few changes.

So, what exactly were those changes? Well, the headliner is the increase in engine displacement, from the 308’s 2.9 litres up to 3.2 for the new model. Thanks to the bump in size and a new Marelli electronic ignition system, power was rated at 270 bhp, while the torque rating came in at 231 lb-ft. Matched against a kerb weight of only 1325 kg, the 328 was able to reach 62 mph in only 6.4 seconds on its way to a top speed of 263 kilometres per hour. The sole gearbox fitted to the 328 was a 5-speed manual unit.

Stylistically, the 328 can be hard to distinguish from the 308 if you are not intimately familiar with these two models. The most striking change made to the exterior is the rounded off, body-coloured front and rear bumpers. Whereas the 308 had those razor-sharp edges, the 328 has a softer countenance with much less black cladding involved. Thankfully, the interior updates were more thorough than a minor face-lift; seats, door panels, and switchgear were all new, giving the entry-level Ferrari a sleeker, more modern appearance.

With a reputation as one of the more reliable and easily-maintained used Ferraris out there, the 328 has remained a popular model. Between the GTB and its Spider sibling, the 328 GTS, the GTB is a much rarer find, with only about 20% as many sold during its production run from 1985 to 1989.

Ferrari 328 GTB – Photo Gallery

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Ferrari 328 GTB – Technical Specifications

Technical SpecificationDetail
Performance
0-100 km/h6.4 s
0 -200 km/hTBC
Max. speed163 mph / 263 km/h
Engine
TypeV8
Overall displacement3185 cm3
Max. power output*199 kW (270 hp) at 7000 rpm
Max. torque*304 Nm (31 kgm) at 5500 rpm
Dimensions & Weight
Length4255 mm
Width1730 mm
Height1128 mm
Dry weight**1263 kg
Fuel ConsumptionTBC
Co2 EmissionsTBC

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