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Ferrari F355 (1994 - 1999)

Last updated 25 April 2018

 
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Model Timeline

May 1994

Ferrari F355 (tipo F129) launched.

Stunning looks. Stunning performance. Stunning handling. Low depreciation. Jeremy Clarkson apparently bought one with his own money so it must be really special.

4,249mm long x 1,900mm wide x 1,171mm high.

18-inch wheels with 225/40 ZR 18 fronts and 265/40 ZR 18 rears.

3,496cc V8: 280kW (381PS).

0-100kmh 4.7; 0-160kmh 10.8; standing quarter 12.9; top speed 183mph.

Option of F1 sequential gearshift controlled by paddles behind the steering wheel.

Berlinetta weighed 1,350kg (dry)

1995:

Ferrari F355 Spider, F355 GTS with targa style roof and F355 Challenge models introduced. F355 Challenge was a rich people'd race series with the cars specially prepared for track use with a factory supplied kit of rollcage, racing seats, safety harnesses, fire extinguisher, engine cutoff switch, manual radiator fan, pgraded fans, competition steering wheel, lightweight exhaust, rear wing, competition clutch, 14-inch Brembo brakes, 18-inch Speedline mag wheels, Pirelli racing slicks, solid suspension bushings, competiton springs, front and rerar brake cooling ducts, Challenge black rear grill (for better cooling), lightened front bumper, front and rear towing eyes.

4,871 F355 Berlinettas built; 3,829 6-speed; 1,042 F1.

3,717 F355 Spiders built; 2,664 6-speed manual, 1,053 F1.

2,577 F355 GTS build; 2,048 6-speed manual; 529 F1.

1999:

Final edition F355 Fiorano launched. Fiorano suspension pack, drilled and vented brake discs, competition steering rack, Challenge rear grilles,carnon fibre inserst, suede covered steering wheel.

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