Hartmann Ferrari F40

Although designed mainly for the road, when it came to competition race-prepared F40s more than held their own, and proved quicker on many circuits then McLaren's F1 GTR.

Clocked at a staggering 230mph (370km/h) with less than full turbo boost in operation, this F40 is nevertheless fully road legal and comes UK registered. Prepared to GT1 specification by Hartmann Racing, of Stuttgart, the car features bodywork by Michelotto, the firm responsible for development and preparation of the factory's race cars, and a special Sauber-prepared engine equipped with KKK turbochargers and capable of producing 720bhp. Chassis number 84326 timed fasted laps of 1m 3s on the Hockenheim short track and 2m 25s at Spa Francorchamps.



Facts & Figures

Production Numbers ?
Production Period 1987 - 1992
Chassis Number Range ?
Body Style 2 seater sports coupe
Construction Closed 2 seater (Pininfarina/Michelotto design) - tubular frame - Composite body and steel chassis (carbon fibre/kevlar/nomex engine cover and other design features)
Weight Empty ?
Body Size W : 1970 mm, H : 1124 mm, L : 4400 mm, Wheelbase : 2450mm, tracks : 1594 mm (F), 1606 mm (R)
Engine Model Sauber prepared F120A 90° Light alloy V8
Engine Displacement 2936cc - bore 81.9 mm, stroke 69.5 mm
Compression Ratio ?
Superchargers Twin KKK watercooled Turbochargers with twin Intercoolers
Ignition 2 integrated Weber Marelli IAW indirect injection-ignition systems
Spark Plugs Champion G61 (10 mm)
Cooling Forced water cooling - 2 automatic electric fans - 17 litre circuit
Lubrication Forced lubrication - dry sump - Savara filter and radiator - 8 kg circuit
Clutch 8.5 inch Borg & Beck dual-disk
Engine Power 720 bhp at 7000 rpm (= 245.2 HP/litre)
Engine Torque ?
Transmission 5 synchronized gears
Reduction Ratios ?
Final Drive ?
Fuel Capacity 120 litres in 2 tanks
Suspension (Front) Independent suspension - transverse quadrilaterals - coil springs
Shock Absorbers (Front) Koni coaxial with transverse anti-roll bars
Suspension (Rear) Independent suspension - transverse quadrilaterals - coil springs
Shock Absorbers (Rear) Koni coaxial with transverse anti-roll bars
Wheels ?
Tyres ?
Brakes ?
Steering Rack and Pinion
Electrical System 12 volt - 105A Bosch alternator - Ah 60 AC Delco battery
Maximum Speed 230 mph / 370 kph (Source: Factory Claim)
Acceleration (0-30 mph) ?
Acceleration (0-60 mph) ?
Acceleration (0-100 mph) ?


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