Motivated by the achievement turbo-charging had on the Formula 1 rivalries, Ferrari chose to receive it on street autos and in 1982 they uncovered the 208 GTB Turbo, a model made extraordinarily for the Italian business sector. It stayed into creation until 1985 with 437 units delivered.
Outwardly the progressions to the Pininfarina outlined body were little, there was a profound front spoiler with a column of five even cooling spaces just beneath the radiator grille and the front top highlighted a line of glossy silk dark completed louvers to expand wind stream through the radiator, because of the higher temperatures made by the turbocharging of the motor.
The inside verging on indistinguishable with the one from its greater sibling the 308: a couple of cowhide trimmed can seats, whilst the principle instruments were contained in a hooded nacelle before the driver, who was furnished with a three talked calfskin rimmed controlling wheel. The clock and oil temperature gage were mounted in a different board on the lower left edge of the dashboard. The apparatus lever in an open door was mounted in the driver’s side of the inside console, which likewise contained subordinate switchgear, the handbrake and an ashtray.
In the engine there was a transversely mid-mounted aluminum V8 motor, with a limit of 1991cc and a pressure proportion of 7:1. It had an asserted yield of 220bhp at 7000rpm and was mated to an all synchromesh five pace transmission gathering, which was beneath, and to the back of the motor’s sump.
On the lower body sides just before every back wheel curve there was a NACA conduit, and a spoiler was fitted to the back of the rooftop between the braces that kept running into the back wings. The tail of the auto highlighted an identification declaring “Turbo” and the twin matched fumes funnels were inside covers. Pirelli P 7 tires on 16″ edges were accessible as a choice to the standard metric Michelin TRX tires.
Likewise with the outside the inside was for all intents and purposes indistinguishable to the bigger limit 308 GTB model, highlighting a couple of cowhide trimmed container seats, whilst the fundamental instruments were contained in a hooded nacelle before the driver, who was given a three talked calfskin rimmed directing wheel.
The clock and oil temperature gage were mounted in a different board on the lower left edge of the dashboard. The apparatus lever in an open door was mounted in the driver’s side of the inside console, which likewise contained subordinate switchgear, the handbrake and an ashtray.
|body type||2 seater fixed-head coupé|
|number of doors||2|
|DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS|
|kerb weight||1232 kg||2716 lb|
|fuel tank capacity||74.1 litres||16.3 UK Gal||19.6 US Gal|
|engine type||turbocharged petrol|
|cylinders||V 8 in 90° vee|
(121.498 cu in)
|bore × stroke||66.8 × 71 mm
2.63 × 2.8 in
|double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
|maximum power output
|218 PS (215 bhp) (160 kW)
at 7000 rpm
1.77 bhp/cu in
|240 Nm (177 ft·lb) (24.5 kgm)
at 4800 rpm
|engine construction||light-alloy head & block|
|fuel system||Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection|
|bmep (brake mean effective pressure)||1514.8 kPa (219.7 psi)|
|maximum rpm||7800 rpm|
|unitary capacity||248.88 cc|
|compressor||1 KKK turbocharger|
|standing quarter-mile||15.2 s|
|standing kilometre||27.5 s|
|maximum speed||242 km/h (150 mph)|
|power-to-weight ratio||176.94 PS/g
|weight-to-power ratio||7.68 kg/kW
|drive wheels||rear wheel drive|
|steering||rack & pinion|
|turning circle||12.00 m|
|wheel size front||6½|
|wheel size rear||6½|
|tyres front||Michelin TRX 230/55 VR 390|
|tyres rear||Michelin TRX 220/55 VR 390|
|gearbox||5 speed manual|
|top gear ratio||0.88|
|final drive ratio||4.31|
Ferrari 208 GTB Turbo 1982 Design Interior Exterior