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General data
Year/s of production 1947
VIN span 01C – 002C
Number produced 3
Design Ferrari and/or Touring
Manufactured by Ferrari and/or Touring
   
Technical specifications  
Chassis
Length
Width
Height
Wheelbase 2420 mm
Front suspension Parallelogram wishbones, transverse leaf springs, Houdaille shock absorbers
Rear suspension Rigid axle, longitudinal leaf springs, Houdaille shock absorbers
Front track 1240 mm
Rear track 1240 mm
Front tyres 5.90 x 15 in., Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Rear tyres 5.90 x 15 in., Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Front brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes
Rear brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes
Kerb weight Approx. 750 kg
Body material Aluminium
Body type Spyder – two seats, wheels with fenders
   
Engine
Type 159 – front engine
Number of cylinders V12 – 60°
Displacement 1902,8 ccm
Bore and stroke 59 x 58 mm
Camshaft 1 overhead per cylinder bank
Valves 2 per cylinder
Compression ratio 8,5:1
Ignition  
Lubrication Forced feed lubrication
Maximum power 125 hp – 7.000 rpm
Maximum torque
Carburettor 3 Weber twin carburettors, type 30 DCF
Gearbox 5 gears + rev.
   
Performance  
Top speed Approx. 180 km/h
   
VINs  
  01C, 02C, 002C – all right hand drive
Good to know:

  • S/N 002C: Grand Prix Turin, race driver: Raymond Sommer, no 78, 1st

Image Galleries:

Ferrari 159/166 Spyder Corsa – S/N 01C/010I – Mille Miglia 1997

 

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