General data  
Grand Prix season/s 1983
Racing drivers Patrick Tambay, Rene Arnoux
Race numbers Patrick Tambay: 27 Rene Arnoux: 28
VIN span 066 – 069
Number produced 4
Presentation First race: Grand Prix England/Silverstone
Technical Specifications  
Chassis Carbon-fibre and honeycomb composite structure
Length 4130 mm
Width 2110 mm
Height 1025 mm
Wheelbase 2600 mm
Front track 1767,4 mm
Rear track 1666 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double delta wishbones, inside mounted hydraulically operated spring-shock absorber unit, operated by traction struts, anti-roll bar, Pull-Rod-System
Rear suspension Independent wheel suspension, a-arms at the top, delta wishbones at the bottom, hydraulically operated spring-shock absorber unit mounted on gearbox, operated by traction struts, Pull-Rod-System, anti-roll bar
Front tyres 13“, 23.5×10,5×13“
Rear tyres 15“, 26.0×15.0x15“
Tyres Goodyear radial slicks
Wheels Speedline light alloy wheels
Front brakes Brembo ventilated and drilled steel disc brakes, aluminium 4-pod callipers
Rear brakes Brembo ventilated and drilled steel disc brakes, aluminium 4-pod callipers
Weight Approx. 552 kg, including water and oil
Fuel tank Approx. 220 litres
Body material Plastic material
Type Mid-engine
Number of cylinders V6 – 120°,
Displacement 1496,4 ccm
Bore and stroke 81 x 48,4 mm
Camshaft 2 overhead per cylinderbank
Valves 4 per cylinder
Valve control Valve springs
Compression ratio 6,7:1
Lubrication Dry sump
Ignition Magneti Marelli Raceplex
Fuel management Indirect electronic Lucas injection, 2 KKK turbocharger and 2 heat exchanger, 1 Wastegate valve, water injection, Agip fuel
Charging-air pressure 2,8 bar – race
Maximum power Approx. 600 hp – 10.500 rpm
Gearbox 5 or 6 gears + rev., transverse installed
Clutch Multi disc clutch
Engine weight Approx. 177 kg
Director of Gestione Sportiva Marco Piccinini
Design engineer/s Mauro Forghieri, Harvey Postlethwaite, Antonio Tomaini
  066, 067, 068, 069
Good to know:

  • 8th Constructors World Championship for Ferrari with 89 points
  • 3rd place in Drivers World Championship for Rene Arnoux with 49 points
  • 2 Grand Prix victories for Rene Arnoux