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General data  
Year/s of production 1957                                       
VIN 0531 GT
Number produced 1
Design Pinin Farina
Manufactured by Felice Mario Boano
   
Technical specifications  
Chassis 508 B – Steel tubular frame
Length Approx. 4458 mm
Width Approx. 1676 mm
Height Approx. 1346 mm
Wheelbase 2600 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, a-arms und delta wishbones, coil springs, Houdaille shock absorbers
Rear suspension Rigid axle, longitudinal leaf springs, double trailing links, Houdaille lever-type shock absorbers
Front track 1354 mm
Rear track 1349 mm
Front tyres 6 x 16 in., Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Tyres: 6.00 x 16
Rear tyres 6 x 16 in., Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Tyres: 6.00 x 16
Front brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes
Rear brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes
Kerb weight Approx. 1270 kg
Body material Steel
Body type Coupé with lowered roof – two seats
   
Engine  
Type 128B – Colombo front engine
Number of cylinders V12 – 60°
Displacement 2953 ccm
Bore and stroke 73 x 58,8 mm
Camshaft 1 overhead per cylinder bank
Valves 2 per cylinder
Compression ratio 8,8:1
Ignition Single ignition, magnetos, inside spark plugs
Lubrication Wet sump lubrication
Maximum power 240 hp – 7.000 rpm
Maximum torque Approx. 262 Nm (26,7 mkg) – 5.000 rpm
Carburettor 3 Weber downdraft twin carburettors, type 36 DCF
Gearbox 4 gears + rev.
   
Performance  
Top speed Approx. 230 km/h

 

Good to know:

  • First owner: Fortunato Gosce
  • 1962: Car moved to Germany. Racing driver Wolfgang Seidel sold car to Helmut Horten.
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