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General data
Year/s of production 1948 – 1950
Presentation Geneva Motor Show 1949, S/N 0011 S and 0013 S Paris Motor Show 1949, S/N 0019 S
VIN span 007 S – 079 S
Number produced 37
Design Touring, Vignale, Ghia, Farina, Bertone
Manufactured by Touring, Vignale, Ghia, Farina, Bertone
   
Technical specifications  
Chassis 166i – Steel tubular frame, oval cross section, cross beams
Length
Width
Height
Wheelbase 2420 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, a-arms, transverse leaf springs, Houdaille friction shock absorbers
Rear suspension Rigid axle, half elliptical springs, double trailing links, Houdaille friction shock absorbers
Front track 1270 mm
Rear track 1250 mm
Front tyres 5,90 x 15 in. or 5.50 x 15 in., steel disc wheels or Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Rear tyres 5,90 x 15 in. or 5.50 x 15 in., steel disc wheels or Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Front brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes
Rear brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes
Kerb weight 800 – 900 kg
Body material Aluminium
Body type Cabriolet, Coupé or Berlinetta – in each case with two seats
   
Engine
Type 166S – Colombo front engine
Number of cylinders V12 – 60°
Displacement 1995,02 ccm
Bore and stroke 60 x 58,8 mm
Camshaft 1 overhead per cylinder bank
Valves 2 per cylinder
Compression ratio 8,5:1
Ignition Single ignition
Lubrication Forced feed lubrication
Maximum power Approx. 110 hp – 6.000 rpm
Maximum torque
Carburettor 1 Weber carburettor, type  32 DCF or 36 DCF
Gearbox 5 gears + rev.
   
Performance
Top speed Approx.. 180 km/h
   
VINs
  Coupé Touring:
007 S, 013 S, 015 S, 017 S, 019 S, 023 S, 025 S, 027 S, 029 S, 035 S, 043 S, 047 S, 073 S, 075 S, 079 S
  Berlinetta Touring:
039 S, 053 S, 055 S, 077 S,
  Coupé Stabilimenti Farina:
009 S, 021 S, 031 S
  Cabriolet Stabilimenti Farina:
011 S, 033 S, 063 S
  Coupé Stabilimenti Farina:
037 S, 041 S
  Cabriolet Bertone:
057 S
  Coupé Vignale:
045 S, 051 S, 059 S, 061 S, 065 S, 067 S, 069 S, 071 S
  Berlinetta Ghia 2+2:
049 S

 

Good to know:

  • All cars right hand drive.
  • S/N 039 S: After accident in 1953 rebodied at Vignale with 625 TF body.
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