Comparison between:
• Pontiac Firebird IV 3.4 I V6 (petrol, 1993)
• Ferrari 360 Modena 360 F1 (petrol, 1999)
• Ferrari 458 Italia 4.5 V8 (petrol, 2009)
• Ferrari California 4.3 V8 (petrol, 2012)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ModelIV 3.4 I V6Modena 360 F1Italia 4.5 V84.3 V8
First year of production1993199920092012
Last year of production19952004-2014

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typecoupe (fixed-head coupé)coupe (fixed-head coupé)coupe (fixed-head coupé)-
Number of doors3 (three)2 (two)2 (two)2 (two)
Number of seats4 (four)2 (two)4 (four)2 (two)
Wheelbase2566.00 mm (millimeters)
8.42 ft (feet)
101.02 in (inches)
2.5660 m (meters)
2600.00 mm (millimeters)
8.53 ft (feet)
102.36 in (inches)
2.6000 m (meters)
2650.00 mm (millimeters)
8.69 ft (feet)
104.33 in (inches)
2.6500 m (meters)
2670.00 mm (millimeters)
8.76 ft (feet)
105.12 in (inches)
2.6700 m (meters)
Front track1542.00 mm (millimeters)
5.06 ft (feet)
60.71 in (inches)
1.5420 m (meters)
1669.00 mm (millimeters)
5.48 ft (feet)
65.71 in (inches)
1.6690 m (meters)
-1630.00 mm (millimeters)
5.35 ft (feet)
64.17 in (inches)
1.6300 m (meters)
Rear track1540.00 mm (millimeters)
5.05 ft (feet)
60.63 in (inches)
1.5400 m (meters)
1617.00 mm (millimeters)
5.31 ft (feet)
63.66 in (inches)
1.6170 m (meters)
-1605.00 mm (millimeters)
5.27 ft (feet)
63.19 in (inches)
1.6050 m (meters)
Length4968.00 mm (millimeters)
16.30 ft (feet)
195.59 in (inches)
4.9680 m (meters)
4477.00 mm (millimeters)
14.69 ft (feet)
176.26 in (inches)
4.4770 m (meters)
4527.00 mm (millimeters)
14.85 ft (feet)
178.23 in (inches)
4.5270 m (meters)
4562.00 mm (millimeters)
14.97 ft (feet)
179.61 in (inches)
4.5620 m (meters)
Width1893.00 mm (millimeters)
6.21 ft (feet)
74.53 in (inches)
1.8930 m (meters)
1922.00 mm (millimeters)
6.31 ft (feet)
75.67 in (inches)
1.9220 m (meters)
1937.00 mm (millimeters)
6.35 ft (feet)
76.26 in (inches)
1.9370 m (meters)
1909.00 mm (millimeters)
6.26 ft (feet)
75.16 in (inches)
1.9090 m (meters)
Height1321.00 mm (millimeters)
4.33 ft (feet)
52.01 in (inches)
1.3210 m (meters)
1214.00 mm (millimeters)
3.98 ft (feet)
47.80 in (inches)
1.2140 m (meters)
1213.00 mm (millimeters)
3.98 ft (feet)
47.76 in (inches)
1.2130 m (meters)
1322.00 mm (millimeters)
4.34 ft (feet)
52.05 in (inches)
1.3220 m (meters)
Ground clearance----
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity365.0 l (liters)
12.89 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.36 m3 (cubic meters)
365000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
220.0 l (liters)
7.77 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.22 m3 (cubic meters)
220000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
-340.0 l (liters)
12.01 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.34 m3 (cubic meters)
340000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity954.0 l (liters)
33.69 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.95 m3 (cubic meters)
954000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1470 kg (kilograms)
3240.80 lbs (pounds)
1400 kg (kilograms)
3086.47 lbs (pounds)
1380 kg (kilograms)
3042.38 lbs (pounds)
1735 kg (kilograms)
3825.02 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight-1700 kg (kilograms)
3747.86 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank59.0 l (liters)
12.98 UK gal (UK gallons)
15.59 US gal (US gallons)
95.0 l (liters)
20.90 UK gal (UK gallons)
25.10 US gal (US gallons)
-78.0 l (liters)
17.16 UK gal (UK gallons)
20.61 US gal (US gallons)


Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrolpetrolpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)direct injectiondirect injection
Engine model----
Engine locationlongitudinal, fronttransverse, midlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement3352 cc (cubic centimeters)3586 cc (cubic centimeters)4497 cc (cubic centimeters)4297 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typeoverhead camshaft (OHC)---
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratednaturally aspirated
Compression ratio9.00 : 111.00 : 112.50 : 112.20 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engineV engineV engineV engine
Number of cylinders6 (six)8 (eight)8 (eight)8 (eight)
Valves per cylinder2 (two)5 (five)--
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)92.00 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.62 in (inches)
0.0920 m (meters)
85.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.35 in (inches)
0.0850 m (meters)
-94.00 mm (millimeters)
0.31 ft (feet)
3.70 in (inches)
0.0940 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)84.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.31 in (inches)
0.0840 m (meters)
79.00 mm (millimeters)
0.26 ft (feet)
3.11 in (inches)
0.0790 m (meters)
-77.40 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
3.05 in (inches)
0.0774 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power162 hp (horse power)
120.8 kW (kilowatts)
164.3 ps (metric horsepower)
400 hp (horse power)
298.3 kW (kilowatts)
405.6 ps (metric horsepower)
570 hp (horse power)
425.0 kW (kilowatts)
577.9 ps (metric horsepower)
490 hp (horse power)
365.4 kW (kilowatts)
496.8 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at4600 rpm (revolutions per minute)8500 rpm (revolutions per minute)9000 rpm (revolutions per minute)7750 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque271 Nm (newton meters)
27.6 kgm (kilogram meters)
199.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
373 Nm (newton meters)
38.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
275.1 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
540 Nm (newton meters)
55.1 kgm (kilogram meters)
398.3 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
505 Nm (newton meters)
51.5 kgm (kilogram meters)
372.5 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at3600 rpm (revolutions per minute)4750 rpm (revolutions per minute)6000 rpm (revolutions per minute)5000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM----
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h-4.50 s (seconds)3.40 s (seconds)3.80 s (seconds)
Maximum speed-296 km/h (kilometers per hour)
183.93 mph (miles per hour)
325 km/h (kilometers per hour)
201.95 mph (miles per hour)
312 km/h (kilometers per hour)
193.87 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient----

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)-28.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
6.16 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
7.40 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
8.40 mpg (miles per gallon)
2.22 mpl (miles per liter)
3.57 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)-12.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.64 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.17 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
19.60 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.18 mpl (miles per liter)
8.33 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)10.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.33 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.80 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
22.19 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.86 mpl (miles per liter)
9.43 km/l (kilometers per liter)
17.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.94 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
4.73 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
13.14 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.47 mpl (miles per liter)
5.59 km/l (kilometers per liter)
13.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.93 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.51 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
17.69 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.67 mpl (miles per liter)
7.52 km/l (kilometers per liter)
13.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.88 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.46 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
17.96 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.74 mpl (miles per liter)
7.63 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standard----
Catalytic converter----
CO2 emissions----

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model----
Type of transmissionautomaticmanualmanualmanual
Number of automatic gears4 (four)---
Number of manual gears-6 (six)7 (seven)6 (six)
Final drive ratio----
Drive typerear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)


Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinion-rack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringhydraulic---
Turning circle diameter----


Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - double wishbones - double wishbones- - double wishbones
Type of rear suspension - coil springs - double wishbones- - independent suspension
- multi-link suspension


Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesdrumventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYesYes


Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size--8.5J Х 20, 10.5J Х 20-
Tyre code215/60 R16 H215/45, 275/40Z R18235/35 ZR20, 295/35 ZR20245/40 ZR19, 285/40 ZR19, 245/35 ZR20, 285/35 ZR20