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General data  
Grand Prix season/s 1980
Racing drivers Gilles Villeneuve
Race numbers 2
VIN span 049
Number produced 1
Presentation Maranello – Late summer 1980
   
Technical Specifications  
Chassis Tubular frame, reinforced with aluminium sheets
Length 4468 mm
Width 2110 mm
Height 1025 mm
Wheelbase 2718 mm
Front track 1700 mm
Rear track 1615 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double delta wishbones, inside mounted spring-shock absorber unit, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension Independent wheel suspension, delta wishbones at the bottom, a-arms at the top, inside mounted spring-shock absorber unit, anti-roll bar
Front tyres 13“, 23/59 – 13“
Rear tyres 13“, 38/68 – 13“
Tyres Michelin radial slicks
Wheels Speedline light alloy wheels
Front brakes Brembo ventilated and drilled steel disc brakes, Lockheed 4-pod callipers
Rear brakes Brembo ventilated and drilled steel disc brakes, Lockheed 4-pod callipers, mounted on gearbox
LeerWeight 600 kg, including oil and water
Fuel tank 210 litres
Body material Plastic material
   
Engine  
Type Mid-Engine
Number of cylinders V6 – 120°
Displacement 1496,4 ccm
Bore and stroke 81 x 48,4 mm
Camshaft 2 overhead per cylinderbank
Valves 4 per cylinder
Valve control Valve springs
Compression ratio 6,5:1
Lubrication Dry sump
Ignition Magneti Marelli, electronic ignition, type AEC 106
Fuel management Lucas indirect injection, 2 KKK turbocharger, 1 Wastegate valve
Maximum power Approx. 540 hp – 11.500 rpm
Gearbox 5 gears + rev., transverse installed
Clutch Multi disc clutch
Engine weight -
   
Team  
Director of Gestione Sportiva Marco Piccinini
Design engineer/s Mauro Forghieri
Head of engine department -

Good to know:

  • First Ferrari F1 with Turbo engine
  • First time used on 13 September 1980 – Practice Grand Prix of Italy. Gilles Villeneuve qualified the car on 8th place. He was faster than the 312 T5, which was used normally. Car not entered in the race
  • 126 C never raced in a Grand Prix
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