General data  
Year/s of production 1953
VIN 0346 M
Number produced 1
Design Pinin Farina
Manufactured by Pinin Farina
Technical specifications  
Chassis 166MM/53 – Steel tubular frame, oval cross section, cross beams (crosswise)
Length 3990 mm
Width 1600 mm
Wheelbase 2250 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double a-arms, transverse leaf springs, Houdaille lever-type shock absorbers
Rear suspension Rigid axle, longitudinal leaf springs, double trailing links, Houdaille lever-type shock absorbers
Front track 1270 mm
Rear track 1250 mm
Front tyres 6.00 x 16 in., Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Rear tyres 6.00 x 16 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. 850 kg
Body material Aluminium
Body type Berlinetta – two seats
Type 166/53 – F 101 AC 000 – 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 9,5:1
Ignition Magneto ignition, 2 ignition distributors
Lubrication Forced feed lubrication
Maximum power Approx. 160 hp – 7.200 rpm
Maximum torque
Carburettor 3 Weber quadruple carburettors, type 36 IF4C/I
Gearbox 5 gears + rev.
Top speed Approx. 220 km/h


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General Information
Year of production 1953
Original exterior Color Dark blue with silver roof
Original interior Color
Technical Information
Chassis number (S/N, VIN) 0346 M
Chassis type 166MM/53
Coachbuilder Pinin Farina
Body type Berlinetta
Body number PF12239
Assembly number
Engine type 166/53 – F 101 AC 000 – Colombo front engine
Engine number 0346M
Engine internal number 146/E
Steering RHD
Brief History
Sold to Kurt Zeller/Germany
First Registration 09.07.1953
1953 Most likely renumbered to 0146 E for tax reasons. 0146 E was the Zeller owned 212 Inter Coupé Vignale which he traded in for 0346 M.
30.08.1953 1000 km Nuerburgring – Racing Drivers: Kurt Zeller/Walter Zeller – no. 68 – retired
Last known owner (2009) Henk Koel / NL


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