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  Ferrari 312 T4
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1979
Numbers built:5
Predecessor:Ferrari 312 T3
Successor:Ferrari 312 T5
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 06, 2009
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Engine
Configuration Type 015 180º V12
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 144 kilo / 317.5 lbs
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 2,992 cc / 182.6 cu in
Bore / Stroke 80.0 mm (3.1 in) / 49.6 mm (2 in)
Compression 11.5:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Gear driven
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 515 bhp / 384 KW @ 12,300 rpm
Torque 331 Nm / 244 ft lbs @ 9,800 rpm
BHP/Liter 172 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium / composite body on aluminium monocoque
Front suspension double wishbones, inboard spring/damper units
Rear suspension upper wishbone, lower arm, vertical inboard spring/damper units behind gearbox
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes Brembo ventilated discs, all-round, rear inboard
Gearbox Ferrari Type 022 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 590 kilo / 1,301 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,460 mm (175.6 in) / 2,120 mm (83.5 in) / 1,010 mm (39.8 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,700 mm (106.3 in) / 1,700 mm (66.9 in) / 1,600 mm (63 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.87 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1979 South African Grand Prix (Gilles Villeneuve in 037)
1979 USA Grand Prix West (Gilles Villeneuve in 037)
1979 Belgian Grand Prix (Jody Scheckter in 040)
1979 Monaco Grand Prix (Jody Scheckter in 040)
1979 Italian Grand Prix (Jody Scheckter in 040)
1979 USA Grand Prix (Gilles Villeneuve in 041)
Drivers of note Jody Scheckter and Gilles Villeneuve

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  Article Image gallery (28) Chassis (2) Specifications