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Ferrari 355 Specs and data

Ferrari F355
Manufacturer: Ferrari
Production: 1994–1999
Predecessor: Ferrari 348
Successor: Ferrari 360
Class: mid-engine sports car
Body style: Berlinetta
Engine: 3.5 L V8
Similar: Porsche 911 Turbo
Honda NSX
Dodge Viper
Aston Martin DB7

The Ferrari F355 is a sports car built by Ferrari from May 1994 to 1999. It is an evolution of the Ferrari 348 and was replaced by the Ferrari 360. It is a mid-engined V8-powered 2-seat coupe. One major difference between the V8 in the 348 and that in the 355, apart from the displacement increase from 3.4 to 3.5 L, is that the 355 features a 5-valve per cylinder head. Like its predecessors and descendants, the F355 is a fairly common car (for a Ferrari) with nearly 12,000 produced.

At launch, two models were available: the coupe Berlinetta, and the targa topped GTS. The Spider (convertible) version was introduced in 1995. 1998 saw the introduction of the Formula One style paddle gear shift transmission with the Ferrari 355 F1 (note the dropping of the F before the 355) adding £6000 to the dealer asking price.

Ferrari then manufactured a race ready F355 Challenge model for use specifically in the Ferrari Challenge race event. The Ferrari F355 Challenge shares the exact same performance and dimension specifications as the original. Ferrari simply added racing seats, a downforce wing, and a roll cage. The F355 Challenge is not street legal. Only 109 were produced. Each F355 Challenge has a emblem on the rear which specifically denotes 'F355 Challenge'.


  • 0 to 60 mph 4.7 seconds
  • 0 to 100 mph 11.3 seconds
  • Maximum Speed: 298 km/h (185 mph)
  • Redline: 8500 rpm
  • Type:V8
  • Displacement: 3496 cc
  • Horsepower: 380 bhp @ 8250 rpm
  • Torque: 268 ft·lbf @ 6000 rpm


  • Wheelbase: 2451 mm (96.5 in)
  • Track front: 1514 mm (59.6 in)
  • Track rear: 1615 mm (63.6 in)
  • Length: 4249 mm (167.3 in)
  • Width: 1900 mm (74.8 in)
  • Height: 1171 mm (46.1 in)
  • Curb Weight: 1429 kg (3150 lb)

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