General data  
Grand Prix season/s 1961 – 1963
Racing drivers Phil Hill, Willy Mairesse, Giancarlo Baghetti, Ricardo Rodriguez, Lorenzo Bandini
Race numbers Various
VIN span 0001 – 0009
Number produced 8
Presentation Test Modena 1960 in Modena – Richie Ginther
Technical Specifications  
Chassis Steel tube frame
Length 3800 mm
Width 865 mm
Height 1000 mm
Wheelbase 2300 mm
Front track 1200 mm
Rear track 1200 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double delta wishbones, coil springs, coaxial Koni telescope shock absorbers, mounted on the outside
Rear suspension Independent wheel suspension, double a-arms, coil springs, coaxial Koni telescope shock absorbers, mounted on the outside, anti-roll bar
Front tyres 15“, 5.00 x 15“
Rear tyres 15“, 6.50 x 15“
Tyres Tread tyres Dunlop Racing
Wheels Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Front brakes Hydraulically operated Dunlop disc brakes
Rear brakes Hydraulically operated Dunlop disc brakes, mounted on gearbox
Weight Approx. 440 kg
Fuel tank 2 fuel tanks á 75 litres
Body material Aluminium
Type 178 – mid-engine
Number of cylinders V6 – 120°
Displacement 1476,6 ccm
Bore and stroke 73 x 58,8 mm
Camshaft 2 overhead per cylinderbank
Valves 2 per cylinder From 1962: 4 per cylinder
Valve control Valve springs
Compression ratio 9,8:1
Lubrication Dry sump
Ignition Magneti Marelli double ignition
Fuel management 3 Weber downdraft twin carburettors, type 42 DCN or 2 Weber downdraft triple carburettors Later changed over to Bosch direct injection
Maximum power Approx. 190 – 200 hp – 9.500 rpm
Gearbox 5 gears + rev., transaxle construction, mounted at the end of the Engine From 1962: 6 gears + rev.
Clutch Multi disc clutch
Engine weight
Team manager 1961: Romolo Tavoni From 1962: Eugenio Dragoni
Design engineer/s Mauro Forghieri
Engine Carlo Chiti From 1962: Mauro Forghieri
  0001, 0002, 0003, 0004, 0006, 0007, 0008, 0009
Good to know:

  • As far as we know, there is no original car left
  • Both engine types were used during the season
  • 5th place Constructors World Championship 1962 – 18 points
  • 6th place Drivers World Championship 1962 by Phil Hill – 14 points
  • No Grand Prix victory 1962