Ferrari F430: It’s All about the Quality

Ferrari F430 was launched by the legendary Italian automaker in the year 2004. This sports car made its debut at the 2004 Paris Auto Show. Later on, in the year 2009, F430 was replaced by 458 Italia.

F430 is powered by a 4.3-liter V8 petrol engine that’s capable of developing torsion of 343 lb·ft and massive power levels of 483HP. Ferrari has now increased the overall engine displacement to 20 percent when compared with the previous models. The overall engine weight was increased by 4 kg, and the dimensions were decreased for easy packing.

You can see that the crankshaft, piston, and connecting rods are completely new, while the 4-cylinder head, intake trumpets, and valves are based on Formula 1 engines in order to attain idyllic volumetric efficiency in the latest generation models.

F430 can reach a top speed of around 196 miles per hour and it can accelerate 0-62 mph in just 4 seconds, which is 0.3 seconds quicker when compared with the previous models. Aerodynamics of F430 is highly pioneering. Every component in the vehicle is perfected to deliver outstanding driving pleasure and performance.

The discs offer greater stopping power and the driver gets a feeling that he can control the car even in the most demanding situations.

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Technical Characteristics of Ferrari F430

Technical Characteristics of 2005 Ferrari F430 Spider F1 produced by Ferrari (IT).

Body Type Drop-head coupe (cabriolet; convertible) 2 doors / 2 seats
Weight 1520 Kg
Length 4512 mm
Height 1234 mm
Wheelbase 2600 mm
Front Track 1669 mm
Rear Track 1616 mm
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity 95 liters
Engine location n/a
Engine alignment longitudinal
Drive Wheels Rear wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System n/a
Max Power 489HP (360 kW) @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque 465Nm @ 5250 rpm
CO2 Emissions n/a
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 4308 cc
Bore 92 mm
Stroke 81 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 8 IN V
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 32
Compression Ratio 11.3:1
Aspiration Normal
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes VeDi-S-ABS
Standard Wheels n/a
Standard Tyres 225/35 ZR 19 / 285/35 ZR 19
Suspension Front n/a
Suspension Rear n/a
Transmission manual
Number of gears 6
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 4.1 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 10.1 l/100km
Road 6.9 l/100km
Mixt 8.1 l/100km