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General data  
Year/s of production 1960                                       
VIN 2053 GT
Number produced 1
Design Giotto Bizzarrini and Piero Drogo
Manufactured by Piero Drogo – Carrozzeria Sports Cars Modena
   
Technical specifications  
Chassis 539C – Steel tubular frame, oval cross section, tube frame
Length
Width
Height Approx. 1145 mm
Wheelbase 2400 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double delta wishbones, coil springs, hydraulic telescope shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension Rigid axle, half elliptical longitudinal leaf springs, double trailing links, hydraulic telescope shock absorbers
Front track 1354 mm
Rear track 1350 mm
Front tyres 6 x 16 in., Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking – three prongs
Tyres: 185 x 16
Rear tyres 6 x 16 in., Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking – three prongs
Tyres: 185 x 16
Front brakes Hydraulically operated disc brakes
Rear brakes Hydraulically operated disc brakes
Kerb weight Approx. 1040 kg
Body material Very thin aluminium
Body type Special body – two seats
   
Engine  
Type 168B – 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 9,7:1
Ignition Single ignition
Lubrication Dry sump lubrication
Maximum power Approx. 285 hp – 7.550 rpm
Maximum torque Approx. 275 Nm (28 mkg) – 5.500 rpm
Carburettor 6 Weber twin carburettors, type 38 DCN
Gearbox 4 gears + rev.
   
Performance  
Top speed Approx. 270 km/h

 

Good to know:

  • New Drogo body after heavy accident at the 1962 Nürburgring race.

Short Racing History:

  • 1000 km Nürburgring 1963: Ecurie Francorchamps, Racing drivers: Leon Dernier/Gerald Langlois van Ophem, no 59, 5 th place
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