Ferrari Challenge

Ferrari F355 has been one of the Supercars that marked a new trend, surpassed the 11,200 units sold worldwide, which was the confirmation and approval of a great sports for great part of his followers at the time. But it must also be said that this model has a detractor sector since he was one of the sports cars of the Italian brand of lowest cost in the market, assuming a reduction of what are called exclusivity by lovers and owners of these vehicles and an increase in their sales. It was built at the beginning of 1994 until 1999, where during this space of time, to part of the initial versions Berlinetta and GTS were added the version Spider, whose main characteristic was his conversion to convertible, and the F1 that had better performance due to a mechanical modifications, assuming an increase in price from the previous versions. By way of detail, in 1995 also created a new version only intended for participation of the Ferrari Challenge, the f. Challenge, which shares the same mechanical configuration as the other versions with the only difference of having a few seats of competition and a rear spoiler. One of the curiosities that have this mythical deportivo is in its nomenclature, and is that this does not follow the line that his predecessors have had which was to appoint the number of cylinders and displacement, but the F355 used the amount of valves of each cylinder.

Getting an engine 3.5 l and 5 valves in each cylinder to give his name. F355. In terms of performance, the F355 has 380 HP, 60 more than its predecessor. Assuming a great advance in this field, since he has put it is very difficult to its predecessor, the 360 Modena, which only increased by 20 to get to 400 HP. It also increased its displacement of 3.4 to 3.5 liters for the V8 engine with 5 valves per cylinder that has.

The maximum power of the F355 exceeded 8900 rpm maximum speed, coming to offer an output of 110 HP per litre in order to get this way, the 295 km/h which reaches the sports. In terms of its transmission, it comes equipped with a gearbox 6-speed manual or the option of also have a 6 speed semi-automatic gearbox. Its aerodynamic configuration is quite attractive, continues to maintain the line of sports plane and elongated, boasts a spacious side air intakes, grille in the front grille and a protected and also ventilated by a central grid engine. We could say that this is one of the models that still comes us to mind when we remember the brand. All this means that we can enjoy its acceleration from 0 to 100 in just 4.6 seconds, almost a luxury for lovers of the Supercars that know how to appreciate the performance and configuration of a vehicle with a few years back that still continues to make us turn bottlenecks to whom we can see it on the roads. Original author and source of the article.

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