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General data  
Year/s of production 2010 –            
Presentation
VIN span F 142 GT 2800 – 
Number produced
Design Michelotto
Manufactured by Michelotto
   
Technical Specifications  
Chassis F 458 GT – aluminium monocoque, steel safety cage (FIA), not stresses engine and gearbox, stiffly fitted to the chassis
Length 4518 mm
Width 2036 mm
Height 1160 mm
Wheelbase 2650 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, overlapped tubular steel triangular wishbones, heliocoidal springs, adjustable shock absorbers, anti-roll bar, steel uprights, anti-dive geometry
Rear suspension Independent wheel suspension, multilink geometry, tubular steel suspension arm and rods, heliocoidal springs, adjustable shock absorbers, anti-roll bar, steel uprights, anti-dive geometry
Front track 1720 mm
Rear track 1688 mm
Front tyres 12,5’’ x 18’’, BBS aluminium wheels – single wheel nut
Tyres: Pirelli 325/650/18, Michelin 30/65/18, Dunlop 300/660/18
Rear tyres 13’’ x 18’’, , BBS aluminium wheels – single wheel nut
Tyres Pirelli 325/705/18, Michelin 31/71/18, Dunlop 310/710/18
Front brakes Brembo, steel discs 380 x 35mm, 6 pistons calipers – hydraulic control, independent front and rear circuits, driver adjustable brake
Rear brakes Brembo, steel discs 332 x 32mm, 4 pistons calipers – hydraulic control, independent front and rear circuits, driver adjustable brake
Dry weight 1.245 kg – all liquids at standard level, without fuel and driver (FIA and ACO GTE rules)
Body material Bumpers, bonnets, fenders, doors, rockers, rear wing and complete floor in composite materials, roof in aluminium, door, side and rear windows in Lexan
Aerodynamic devices Front floor with adjustable diffusers, adjustable single profile
rear wing, rear floor with diffuser
Body type Two-seater Berlinetta
Steering system Rack and pinion, electro-hydraulic power steering
   
Engine  
Type F 142 GT2 – Mid-rear engine – longitudinal installed
Aluminium alloy engine block and cylinder heads, steel connecting rods, forged steel crankshaft
Number of cylinders V8 – 90°
Displacement 4498 ccm
Bore and Stroke 94 x 81 mm
Camshaft 2 overhead per cylinder bank, driven by two chains
Valves 4 per cylinder, variable valve train, natural aspiration
Compression ratio
Ignition Electronic ignition – one spark plug per cylinder
Lubrication Dry sump, gear pump, liquid oil heat exchanger and filter
Cooling system Liquid type – two radiators placed in the front compartement
Maximum power 465 hp –  6.250 rpm – air restrictor: 28,3 mm
Maximum torque 520 Nm – 5.750 rpm
Fuel management Bosch MS5.1 engine electronic management, adjustable engine mapping, direct fuel injection
Clutch 5” ½ syntherized three discs hydraulic clutch
Weight distribution 42% front, 58% rear
Gearbox 6 speed + rev, sequential gearbox, not synchronized, adjustable gear ratios, self-locking differential,
Electronics Adjustable tracktion control
Exhaust system Inconel tubing – not silenced (120 db)
Fuel Unleaded 102 RON, 88 MON
Fuel tanks Single FT3 (FIA) tank, located behind the cockpit panel, 90 litres fuel capacity (FIA GT2 /ACO GTE rules), fast refuelling filters
   
VINs  
  F 142 GT 2806 – Risi Competizione (2011)
F 142 GT 2808 – JMW Motorsport (2011)
F 142 GT 2816 – Extreme Speed Motorsport (2011)
F 142 GT 2818 – Extreme Speed Motorsport (2011)
F 142 GT 2822 – AF Corse (2011)
F 142 GT 2826 – AF Corse (2011)
F 142 GT 2830 – Hankook – Team Farnbacher (2011)
F 142 GT 2832 – Luxury Racing (2011)
F 142 GT 2834 – Luxury Racing (2011)

 

Good to know:

Options:

  • Gearbox paddle shift pneumatic system
  • Air conditioning system
  • Rear view camera
  • Silenced exhaust system (108 db noise)
  • Sensors for data acquisition system extension:
    Shock absorber potentiometers,
    brake pressure sensors
    steering wheel angle sensor
    3 axis accelerometer
  • 24h races lights
  • Xenon headlights, Xenon lower side lights
  • Xenon lower central lights, loom
  • 24h races quick refilling systems
  • Cooling fluid and engine oil quick refilling system and related
  • tools, quick release system for clutch and gearbox oil lines

458 GTC takes its first steps at Fiorano
Source: Ferrari

Maranello, 10 December 2010 –A few days after the official launch of the 458 Challenge at the Bologna Motor Show on 2 December, today saw the end of a two day shakedown carried out by Ferrari at Fiorano of the 458 GTC, the latest jewel to emerge from Maranello, which will be taking on the opposition in the most important GT races at international level.

The car’s development on track has been entrusted to Jaime Melo, the Brazilian who competed in this year’s American Le Mans Series with the Risi Competizione team. He also teamed up with Gianmaria Bruni and Toni Vilander in the AF Corse squad’s F430 GT2 to bring the Prancing Horse the Constructors’ title in the 2010 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup.

Antonello Coletta, head of the Ferrari Corse Clienti Department had this to say about the initial testing of the 458 GTC: “We are pleased with the feedback we have had from the engineers and drivers about the car.” Development is in its initial statges and this is just the third test the car has undergone at Fiorano. “Thanks to the good weather these past two day, it has been possible to gather more data than in previous sessions, which were run in snowy and rainy conditions.”

The next step? “We will continue development over the winter months, which will culminate in the car’s debut in the Sebring 12 Hours, the famous endurance race and the first race in next season’s American Le Mans Series.”

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