General data  
Year/s of production 1961
VIN 2643 GT
Number produced 1
Design Pininfarina
Manufactured by Pininfarina
Technical specifications  
Chassis 539/61 Competizione – Steel tubular frame, oval cross section, tube frame for body
Wheelbase 2400 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double delta wishbones, coil springs, hydraulic telescope shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension Rigid axle, longitudinal leaf springs, double trailing links, hydraulic telescope shock absorbers
Front track 1354 mm
Rear track 1348 mm
Front tyres 6 x 16 in., Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking – two prongs Tyres: Dunlop Racing
Rear tyres 6 x 16 in., Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking – two prongs Tyres: Dunlop Racing
Front brakes Disc brakes
Rear brakes Disc brakes
Kerb weight Approx. 1010 kg
Body material Extremely thin aluminium
Body type Coupé Speciale with 400 SA body
Type 168/61C – 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 Approx. 9,8:1
Ignition Single ignition, outside spark plugs
Lubrication Dry sump lubrication
Maximum power Approx. 290 – 305 hp – 7.500 rpm
Maximum torque Approx. 275 Nm (28 mkg) – 5.500 rpm
Carburettor 6 Weber twin carburettors, type 38 DCN
Gearbox 5 gears + rev.
Top speed Approx. 280 km/h
Good to know:

  • GTO Prototype based on 250 GT SWB chassis
  • Pininfarina job no.: 99529

Short Racing History :

  • Le Mans 24h 1961: Entrant: Ferrari, Racing drivers: Fernand Tavano/Giancarlo Baghetti, no 12, retired, color of car: dark blue
  • Le Mans 24h 1962 Entrant: N.A.R.T., Racing drivers: Ed Hugus/George Reed, no 21, 9th place, color of car: white
  • 3 hours of Daytona 1962: Entrant: N.A.R.T., Racing drivers: Stirling Moss, no 18, 4 th place overall, 1st in class GT
  • 12 hours of Sebring 1962: Entrant: N.A.R.T, Racing drivers: Ed Hugus/George Reed, no 28, 8th place


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S/N 2643 GT 250 GT Sperimentale
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