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General data  
Grand Prix season/s 1957 - 1960
Racing drivers Wolfgang Graf Berghe von Trips, Maurice Trintignant, et al.
Race numbers Various
VIN span 0008 - 0012
Number produced 3
Presentation Maranello, April 1957, S/N 0011
   
Technical Specifications  
Chassis 523 – Steel tubular frame, reinforced with thin tube frame
Length -
Width -
Height -
Wheelbase 2160 mm, 2220 mm and 2320 mm
Front track -
Rear track -
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double delta wishbones, coil springs, telescope shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension De Dion rear suspension, transverse leaf springs, double trailing links per side, Houdaille shock absorbers Later changed over to independent wheel suspension, double a-arms, coil springs and telescope shock absorbers
Front tyres 16“
Rear tyres 16“
Tyres Dunlop Racing tread tyres
Wheels Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Front brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes Later changed over to Dunlop disc brakes
Rear brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes Later changed over to Dunlop disc brakes
Weight Approx. 560 kg
Fuel tank Approx. 126 litres
Body material Aluminium
   
Engine  
Type Front engine, mounted in in inclined position to centre-line
Number of cylinders V6 – 65°
Displacement 1490 ccm From 1960: 1476,6 ccm
Bore and stroke 70 x 64,5 mm From 1960: 73 x 58,8 mm
Camshaft 2 overhead per cylinderbank
Valves 2 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 38 DCNW
Maximum power Approx. 170 - 185 hp – 9.200 rpm
Gearbox 5 gears + rev., transaxle construction, transverse installed
Clutch Multi disc clutch
Engine weight -
   
Team  
Team manager Mino Amoretti, Romolo Tavoni
Design engineer/s M. Fantuzzi, Carlo Chiti
Engine Vittorio Jano
   
VINs  
  0008, 0011, 0012
Good to know:
  • 1st place Wolfgang Graf Berghe von Trips Grand Prix Solitude 1960
  • 1st place Wolfgang Graf Berghe von Trips Grand Prix Syrakus 1960
  • 1st place Maurice Trintignat Grand Prix Reims 1957
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