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|11th November 2008, 00:42||#1|
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2009 Ferrari Scuderia Spider 16M
Ferrari unveiled the new Limited Edition Scuderia Spider 16M in Mugello to celebrate Prancing Horse's 16th F1 Constructor's title. Only 499 of these will be ever made. The Scuderia Spider 16M is faster round the Fiorano circuit than any other Prancing Horse open-top road car yet built.
Performance, fuel consumption, emissions
Acceleration 0-100 km/h 3.7 s
Maximum speed 315 kph
Drive weight/power 2.6 kg/hp
Fuel consumption 15.7 l/100 km (combined ECE)
CO2 emissions 360 g/km (combined ECE)
Naturally aspirated mid-rear 90° V8, 4308 cc
Maximum power output 375.4 kW (510 hp) at 8500 rpm
Maximum torque 470 Nm (47.7 Kgm) at 5250 rpm
Max engine speed 8640 rpm (at limiter)
Compression ratio 11.9:1
Bore and Stroke 92 mm X 81 mm
Specific power output 118.4 hp/litre
Six-speed plus Reverse F1 gearbox
Dry dual clutch
Electronic differential E-diff + F1-Trac
Oil gearbox lubrication with oil/water heat exchanger
Chassis and bodywork
- Length 4512 mm
- Width 1923 mm
- Height 1216 mm
- Wheelbase 2600 mm
- Front track 1669 mm
- Rear track 1616 mm
Dry weight * 1340 kg (-80 kg vs F430 Spider)
Kerb weight * 1440 kg
Weight distribution 43% front, 57% rear
Fuel tank capacity 95 litres
Independent front and rear forged aluminium double wishbone suspensions, titanium helical springs, hollow anti-roll bars and lighter electronic shocks
398mm X 36mm carbon-ceramic material front brake discs with aluminium 6-pot callipers
350mm X 34mm carbon-ceramic material rear disc brakes with aluminium 6-pot callipers
19" five-spoke split rims front and rear
Tyres: 235/35 front and 285/35 rear; Fabbrica Pirelli PZero Corsa only
Electronic control systems
CST Stability and Traction Control System. Steering wheel-mounted manettino with five settings to integrate the F1 gearbox, CST and F1-Trac (Stability and Traction Control System), suspension control.
Scarperia, November 9th 2008 - Ferrari unveiled the new Scuderia Spider 16M at the World Finals in Mugello in celebration of its recent victory in the Formula 1 Constructor's World Championship 2008. This features the very best of Ferrari's latest mid-rear-engined 8-cylinder technology.
The Scuderia Spider 16M is available in a choice of two new signature colour schemes: the standard version is black with grey trim, while a tricolour livery is also available as part of the Carrozzeria Scaglietti Personalisation Programme. The new car also sports a special plaque on its rear grille commemorating Ferrari's 16th Constructor's World title. The exclusivity of the interior is underscored by the silver "limited series" plaque just above the air vents at the centre of the dashboard. Other exclusive features include a roll-bar with carbon-fibre outer shell and a specific new generation audio system that can be combined with the removable customised Ferrari iPod Touch 16 GB with central dock just in front of the dashboard.
From a technical point of view, this car has a dry weight of 1340 Kg (80 kg lighter than the F430 Spider). This, combined with the 510 hp provided by its V8 engine and a power-to-weight ratio of 2.6 kg/hp, means that it delivers blistering 0-100 kph acceleration in just 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 315 kph.
A new section dedicated to the Scuderia Spider 16M, complete of technical specifications and images is available online at Ferrari World
Source: Ferrari Press Release
|11th November 2008, 07:58||#2|
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So this is a limited edition of the special edition of the already special F430. Sometimes I wonder whether it's right for Ferrari to go the Porsche way, I'd rather they keep it simple. Hot wheels though. Just look at those brakes!
|11th November 2008, 09:26||#4|
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Its a Wonderful car...But Im disappointed by the Steering which remains same in almost all the Ferraris..They should adopt a new breed of steering like Lambos do for every car..Otherwise its a magnificent piece of machinery.I particularly like the racing line decal running subtly all over the body and in Italian flag theme...
|11th November 2008, 20:51||#8|
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In the third pic, the front air dams are seem to be covered with CF plates ? Or do i need new glasses ?
|11th November 2008, 23:10||#10|
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Wow!!! She is hot. Btw what is the knob(or whatever it may be called) marked in the rectangle for?
|11th November 2008, 23:38||#11|
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That if I'm right is to control the traction. Depending on the kind of surface and on the kind of driving you wish to do will change the suspension and steering levels.
|11th November 2008, 23:46||#12|
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Thats the driving mode selector. When you change from one mode to another, the dynamics of the car changes, altering the suspension, traction and even the bhp of the engine.
Try searching for some Top Gear issues with JC in action and playing with that knob.
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