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General data  
Year/s of production 1948 – 1951
Presentation Turin Motor Show, November 1948, S/N 0002 M
VIN span 0002 M – 0072 M
Number produced 34
Design Touring, Alfredo Vignale, Elio Zagato, Campana
Manufactured by Touring, Alfredo Vignale, Elio Zagato, Campana
   
Technical specifications  
Chassis Steel tubular frame, oval cross section, cross beams (crosswise)
Length
Width
Height
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, Houdaille lever-type shock absorbers
Front track 1270 mm
Rear track 1250 mm
Front tyres 5.50 x 15 in., Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Rear tyres 5.50 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. 650 kg
Body material Aluminium
Body type Barchetta, berlinetta, spyder or coupé – in each case with two seats
   
Engine  
Type 166 – 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 8-8,5:1
Ignition Magneto ignition, 2 ignition distributors
Lubrication Forced feed lubrication
Maximum power Approx. 125 hp – 7.000 rpm
Maximum torque
Carburettor 3 Weber downdraft carburettors, type 32 DCF
Gearbox 5 gears + rev.
   
Performance  
Top speed Approx. 210 km/h
   
VINs  
Touring Barchetta – all right hand drive:
  Year of production 1948: 0002 M
  Year of production 1949: 0004 M, 0006 M, 0008 M, 0010 M, 0012 M, 0014 M, 0016 M, 0020 M, 0022 M, 0024 M, 024 MB
  Year of production 1950: 0028 M, 0034 M, 0036 M, 0038 M, 0040 M, 0044 M, 0046 M, 0050 M, 0052 M, 0054 M, 0056 M, 0058 M, 0064 M
  Year of production 1951: 0068 M
  Touring Le Mans Berlinetta: 020 I, 0026 M, 0042 M, 0048 M, 0060 M, 0066 M
  Vignale Berlinetta: 0062 M
  Zagato Panoramica Coupé: 0018 M
  Zagato Elaborata: 0046 M
  Campana Spyder Corsa: 0072 E, Year of production: 1951
   Engine only: 022 I
Good to know:

  • S/N 0008 M: Mille Miglia winner 1949. Racing drivers: Clemente Biondetti/Ettore Salani, no 624
  • S/N 0008 M: Le Mans winner 1949. Racing drivers: Luigi Chinetti/Lord Selsdon, no 22
  • S/N 0064 M: Ex – Gianni Agnelli,  ex Jacques Swaters, today with Clive Beecham
  • S/N 0060 M: Engine type 195 installed by the Ferrari factory in 1950

 

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