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  Ferrari 640 F1
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1989
Numbers built:7
Designed by:John Barnard
Predecessor:Ferrari F1-87/88C
Successor:Ferrari 641 F1
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 28, 2010
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Engine
Configuration Type 035/5 65º V12
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 3,498 cc / 213.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 84.0 mm (3.3 in) / 52.6 mm (2.1 in)
Compression 11.5:1
Valvetrain 5 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Weber-Marelli Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 600 bhp / 448 KW @ 12,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 172 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis Kevlar and carbon-fibre composite monocoque
Front suspension double wishbones, push-rod actuated torsion bar springs and telescopic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension double wishbones, push rod actuated coil springs over telescopic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated carbon fibre discs, all-round
Gearbox Ferrari Type 640/A 7 speed Semi-automatic
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 505 kilo / 1,113 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,400 mm (173.2 in) / 2,130 mm (83.9 in) / 950 mm (37.4 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,830 mm (111.4 in) / 1,800 mm (70.9 in) / 1,675 mm (65.9 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 1.19 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1989 Brazilian Grand Prix (Nigel Mansell)
1989 Hungarian Grand Prix (Nigel Mansell)
1989 Portuguese Grand Prix (Gerhard Berger in 113)

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