Car Ferrari 348 - a 2-seater rear-drive sports car, which was produced by the Italian car Ferrari from 1989 to 1994. The predecessor of this model is the car Ferrari 328, which was discontinued in 1989. The design of Ferrari 348 Italian bodybuilder working studio Pininfarina.
Originally a sports car Ferrari 348 was offered in two body styles: coupe Berlinetta (Ferrari 348 TB) and a version with a targa roof (Ferrari 348 TS). Cars equipped with the V8 engine of 3.4 liters, which was borrowed from the model 288 GTO. Engine power of 300 hp The power unit is located longitudinally, and was attached to it, is located laterally, 5-speed manual gearbox. This scheme was first at model Ferrari Mondial t, many of the components, which were also used in the 348th. It should be noted that to prevent the \"oil starvation\" at high speeds and tight turns was used dry sump lubrication system. Its top speed was 275 km / h and acceleration to 100 km / h in just 5.3 seconds.
To assist in the management of sports car driver were installed systems such as ABS, traction control system (Traction control). Also the car was equipped with a control system of the engine is started. As for the interior, there was installed air conditioning system.
As well as the model Ferrari Testarossa radiator cooling system were installed not on the front car, and on the sides, which made it a little wider waist. However, this arrangement allowed to get rid of the problem of heating cab, since now it is not a pass tubes with hot liquid. Side effects include the fact that the doors are pretty thick.
In 1993 at the Ferrari 348 model has undergone some changes. Engine power was increased to 320 hp at 7800 rev / min. The car is wider by one inch because of the additional spacers. The lower part of the car is now painted in body color (above was black.) Suspension geometry has also undergone a change, which increased the handling sports car. The updated model will be called 348 GTB and GTS, instead of TB and TS respectively. In the same year, appears in the back of convertible version called the Ferrari 348 Spider. Acceleration updated versions of up to 100 km / h in 5 seconds already. Top speed remains the same (275 km / h).
In 1994, production of the Ferrari 348 was discontinued.