1996 Ferrari F355 Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Mid
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Separate body on tubular steel frame
Production Years for Series : 1995 - 1999
Price : $137,075
Weight : 3000 lbs | 1360.777 kg
Chassis Range : 98363 - 115902

Performance

0-60 mph : 5.3 seconds.
1/4 Mile : 13.7 seconds.
Top Speed : 175 mph | 281.575 km/h

Power

V 8
Displacement : 3500 cc | 213.6 cu in. | 3.5 L.
Power : 375 BHP (276 KW) @ 8250 RPM
Torque :268 Ft-Lbs (363 NM) @ 6000 RPM
Bore : 3.6 in | 90 mm.
Stroke : 3.0 in | 77 mm.
Compression : 11.0:1
Valvetrain : 32 DOHC (4 valves per cylinder)
Bosch Motronic 5.2 fuel injection
V 8 90-degree
Displacement : 3496 cc | 213.3 cu in. | 3.5 L.
Power : 380 BHP (279.68 KW) @ 8250 RPM
Torque :268 Ft-Lbs (363 NM) @ 6000 RPM
Bore : 3.4 in | 85 mm.
Stroke : 3.0 in | 77 mm.
Compression : 11.0:1
Valvetrain : 40 DOHC (5 valves per cylinder)
Construction : Aluminum Alloy block and head
Transmission:
6 Manual

Production Figures

Total Ferrari Production for 1996 : 750
F355 Production (1995-1999) : 3,829

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 167.3 in | 4249 mm.
Width : 74.8 in | 1900 mm.
Height : 46.1 in | 1171 mm.
Wheelbase : 96.5 in | 2451 mm.
Front Track : 59.6 in | 1514 mm.
Rear Track : 63.6 in | 1615 mm.
Berlinetta Coupe
Weight : 2676 lbs | 1213.813 kg
Seating Capacity : 2
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 167.3 in | 4249 mm.
Width : 74.8 in | 1900 mm.
Height : 46.1 in | 1171 mm.
Wheelbase : 96.5 in | 2451 mm.
Front Track : 59.6 in | 1514 mm.
Rear Track : 63.6 in | 1615 mm.

Handling

Suspension
Front : Independent, double unequal-length wishbones, coil springs, pressurized gas dampers, electronic damping (2 settings), anti-roll bar

Rear : Independent, double unequal-length wishbones, coil springs, pressurized gas dampers, electronic damping (2 settings), anti-roll bar

Steering
Rack and Pinion with Power Assist

Tires / Wheels
Tires : Front : 225/40 ZR 18
Rear : 265/40 ZR 18

Recall

Component

FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer

FERRARI NORTH AMERICA INC

NHTSA Campaign ID09V447000
SummaryFERRARI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1995 THROUGH 1999 FERRARI 355 AND 355 F1 VEHICLES. INDEPENDENT AUTOMOBILE REPAIR FACILITIES MAY HAVE IMPROPERLY INSTALLED CERTAIN SCREW CLAMPS THAT ARE LOCATED IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE FUEL LINES AND THAT FASTEN THE WATER SLEEVE TO THE THERMOSTAT CONNECTION. THE IMPROPER INSTALLATION OF THESE SCREW CLAMPS MAY DAMAGE THE FUEL SUPPLY PIPES.
ConsequenceFLUID COULD LEAK INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT, CAUSING SMOKE AND, IN SOME CIRCUMSTANCES, A FIRE, RENDERING THE VEHICLE INOPERABLE AND POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.
RemedyDEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW FUEL DIVIDER BLOCK, WHICH WILL SERVE TO PROVIDE A GREATER DISTANCE BETWEEN THESE SCREW CLAMPS AND THE FUEL LINES. THIS WILL ELIMINATE THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY DAMAGE TO THE FUEL SUPPLY PIPES WHICH COULD CAUSE FLUID LEAKAGE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 16, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FERRARI AT 1-201-816-2600.
NotesFERARRI RECALL NO. 48.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO

Component

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Manufacturer

FERRARI NORTH AMERICA

Mfr Report Date19950701
NHTSA Campaign ID98V057000
SummaryVEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES FITTED WITH SINGLE FUEL PUMPS. THE FUEL INJECTION LINE FITTING CAN FRACTURE IF THE ALUMINUM ***** ATTACHING THE LINES IS TIGHTENED EXCESSIVELY.
ConsequenceIF THE FUEL LINE FRACTURES, FUEL LEAKAGE CAN OCCUR. IF AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.
RemedyDEALERS WILL REMOVE THE FUEL INJECTION LINES THAT HAVE ALUMINUM NUTS AND REPLACE WITH NEW LINES CONTAINING STEEL ATTACHING NUTS.
NotesOWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH15, 1998.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FERRARI AT 1-201-816-2651.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

Manufacturer

FERRARI NORTH AMERICA

Mfr Report Date19960101
NHTSA Campaign ID97V013000
SummaryTHE ELECTRIC MOTOR WHICH DRIVES THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) HYDRAULIC PUMP DOES NOT FUNCTION AFTER A PERIOD OF OPERATION.
ConsequenceLOSS OF BRAKE BOOST WILL RESULT INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
RemedyDEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE ABS HYDRAULIC PUMP ELECTRIC MOTOR.
NotesOWNER NOTIFICATION:OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 1997.NOTE:OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FERRARI AT 1-201-816-2651. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019

1996 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $16,300
Avg. Household Income : $36,300
Avg. Home : $118,200
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $1.22
Avg. Stamp : $0

The 1996 Ferrari F355 measures 74.80 inches in width, 167.30 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 96.50 inches.

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