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1983 Koenig-Specials 512 BBi Turbo

Right from the start, the philosophy of KOENIG-SPECIALS has been to built the ultimate in sportscars for the road, a synthesis of aerodynamics and design, with individual sporty or exclusive interior fittings and optimum driving characteristics, thanks to improved chassis, racing brakes, wide rims and tyres, sports exhaust systems, engine performance values, and, at the customer’s request, with turbo, supercharger, or high-performance engines.

The overall range of performance includes the tuning and conversion of vehicles, and the supply of technical components, body parts, and conversion-kits.

Based on the 8-cylinder Ferrari model, turbo engines of 295kW/400h.p. to 440kW/600 h.p. are built, with complete bodywork and vehicle modification

The 365 BB and 512 BB have been fitted with a 330 kW 450 h.p. engine and complete racing modification, suitable also for conventional road traffic, and have been successfully used in the racing environment.

High-performance twin-turbo engines are produced for nearly all 12-cylinder models from the 512 BBi onwards.

Only the finest materials are used, tested on test stands, in wind tunnels, and under extreme racing and road conditions, and tested and approved by the German Technical Supervisory Authority (TÜV).

In Detail

type Professionally Tuned Car
built at Munich, Germany
engine Twin Turbo V12
displacement 4942 cc / 301.6 in³
bore 82 mm / 3.23 in
stroke 78 mm / 3.07 in
compression 7.5:1
power 487.0 kw / 653.1 bhp @ 6500 rpm
specific output 132.15 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 435.4 bhp per tonne
torque 816 nm / 601.9 ft lbs @ 5000 rpm
driven wheels Mid Engine / RWD
front tires 225/50VR-15
rear tires 345/35VR-15
curb weight 1500 kg / 3307 lbs
length 4400 mm / 173.2 in
width 2030 mm / 79.9 in
height 1050 mm / 41.3 in
transmission 5-Speed Manual
top speed ~330 kph / 205.1 mph
0 – 60 mph ~3.8 seconds

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