The Ferrari 360 GT

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Ferrari 360 GT – Key Details

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Ferrari 360 GT – Key Details

Ferrari 360 GTDetail
Launched: 2002
Engine: V8 – Rear Engine
Power:316 kW (430 hp) at 8500 rpm
Torque: 377 Nm (38.5 kgm) at 5000 rpm
Top Speed: TBC
0-62 mph (0-100 kmh): TBC
Replaces: TBC
Fiorano Lap time: TBC
Did you know: TBC

The Ultimate Guide to the Ferrari 360 GT

FERRARI 360 GT– FERRARI FACES THE GT WORLD

First released in 2002, the Ferrari 360 GT was a modified, race-prepped version of an already modified and race-prepped version of the 360 Modena. There is a good reason for all of this, though, because while it was based on the 360 Challenge car, it had a very different purpose to fulfil. While the Challenge cars compete in the Ferrari-only events, the 360 GT was designed to be driven by private owners competing against other makes, most notably Porsche and their GT3s, in the short-lived FIA N-GT class.

MORE POWER, LESS WEIGHT

Still displacing 3.6 litres, the V8 was now modified to the tune of 430 bhp; about 20 horses more than the Challenge car could muster. Other racing accoutrement include wider fenders, front and rear, as well as a new NACA duct on the front of the car to interior cooling (because, of course, no AC was offered). As per FIA regulations, the 360 GT weighed in at 1,100 kg, although lightening efforts were so successful that 30 kg of ballast was required in order to achieve that weight. To lose an impressive 90 kg from the 360 Challenge car, the GT ditched the AC brackets, switched to full carbon-fibre doors, and even received a new wiring loom that weighs 7 kg less than the old one.

MORE POWER, LESS WEIGHT

Still displacing 3.6 litres, the V8 was now modified to the tune of 430 bhp; about 20 horses more than the Challenge car could muster. Other racing accoutrement include wider fenders, front and rear, as well as a new NACA duct on the front of the car to interior cooling (because, of course, no AC was offered). As per FIA regulations, the 360 GT weighed in at 1,100 kg, although lightening efforts were so successful that 30 kg of ballast was required in order to achieve that weight. To lose an impressive 90 kg from the 360 Challenge car, the GT ditched the AC brackets, switched to full carbon-fibre doors, and even received a new wiring loom that weighs 7 kg less than the old one.

RACE TIME

We have the JMB Racing team to thank for the Ferrari 360 GT, as their 360 GT test mule took top honours in the 2001 FIA N-GT class. If it had not been for that success, Ferrari may never have decided to produce its limited run of proper 360 GTs. That success proved an accurate bellwether for the new GT car, which achieved multiple first place finishes throughout the 2002 and 2003 FIA seasons. A second-place result at the 2003 24 Hours of Daytona was another noteworthy finish.

PRODUCTION AND SALES

Between 2002 and 2004, only 20 examples of the GT racer were built. Sales were handled through the carmaker’s Corse Clienti program, and prices ranged from €382,000 to €402,000, depending on the exact spec requested. A 360 GTC successor would pick up where the GT left off in 2004.

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Ferrari 360 GT – Technical Specifications

Technical SpecificationDetail
Performance
0-100 km/hTBC
0 -200 km/hTBC
Max. speedTBC
Engine
TypeV8
Overall displacement3586 cm3
Max. power output*316 kW (430 hp) at 8500 rpm
Max. torque*377 Nm (38.5 kgm) at 5000 rpm
Dimensions & Weight
Length4557 mm
Width1985 mm
Height1185 mm
Dry weight**1100 kg
Fuel ConsumptionTBC
Co2 EmissionsTBC

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