In 1985 at the Frankfurt Motor Show Ferrari disclosed the 328 GTS model the swap for the 308 arrangement. Be that as it may, contrasted and the auto it supplanted, the 328 included another outside styling, enhanced street holding and most vital a transversely mounted V8 with an expanded bore and stroke. The 328 figures in the model title alluded to the aggregate cubic limit of the motor, 3.2 liters, and 8 for the quantity of chambers.
The 328 was again outlined by Pininfarina, who rolled out critical improvements to modernize the looks of the 328 and enhance its optimal design. The 328 model displayed a softening of the wedge profile of its forerunner, with an upgraded nose that had a more adjusted shape, which was complimented by comparable treatment to the tail valance board. The reconsidered nose and tail segments highlighted body shading guards essential with the valance boards, which mirrored the work done simultaneously to introduce the Mondial 3.2 models, with which they additionally shared a comparable radiator grille and front light gathering format.
Therefore all the eight barrel autos in the extent shared genuinely brought together front and back perspectives, giving a homogeneous family picture. The fumes air louvers behind the retractable fog light pods on the 308 arrangement vanished, combined with an expansion in the span of the front cover radiator debilitate air louver, which had been presented on the 308 Quattrovalvole models, whilst another style and position of outside entryway catch was likewise given.
Ostensibly the most noticable distinction was the nose. The 328 no more highlighted the sharp wedge-molded front, which was trademark for the 308. Like the 308, the 328 was accessible as a berlinetta and targa model, GTB and GTS separately. The GTS model, with the removable rooftop board, offered the best of both universes and justifiably surpassed the GTB right around four times.
A second era of V8 engined autos supplanted the 328, beginning with the 348 dispatched in 1989. The 348 included a longitudinally mounted V8, as opposed to the transversely mounted V8s utilized as a part of the 308 and the 328s.
|Location||Mid, transversely mounted|
|Construction||light alloy block and head|
|Displacement||3,185 cc / 194.4 cu in|
|Bore / Stroke||83.0 mm (3.3 in) / 73.6 mm (2.9 in)|
|Valvetrain||4 valves / cylinder, DOHC|
|Fuel feed||Bosch K-Jetronic Fuel Injection|
|Power||270 bhp / 201 KW @ 7,000 rpm|
|Torque||305 Nm / 225 ft lbs @ 5,500 rpm|
|BHP/Liter||85 bhp / liter|
|Chassis||steel body on tubular frame chassis|
|Suspension (fr/r)||double wishbones, coil springs, telescopic dampers, anti-roll bar|
|Brakes||ventilated discs, all-round|
|Gearbox||5 speed Manual|
|Drive||Rear wheel drive|
|Weight||1,273 kilo / 2,807 lbs|
|Length / Width / Height||4,255 mm (167.5 in) / 1,730 mm (68.1 in) / 1,128 mm (44.4 in)|
|Wheelbase / Track (fr/r)||2,350 mm (92.5 in) / 1,485 mm (58.5 in) / 1,465 mm (57.7 in)|
|Power to weight||0.21 bhp / kg|
|Top Speed||263 km/h (163 mph)|
|0-60 mph||6.0 s|
|0-100 mph||15.9 s|
Ferrari 328 GTS 1985 Design Interior Exterior