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General data  
Grand Prix season/s 1958
Racing driver Phil Hill
No 20
VIN 0007 ?
Number produced 1 ?
Presentation -
   
Technical Specifications  
Chassis 528 - Steel tube frame
Length -
Width -
Height Approx. 980 mm
Wheelbase 2160 mm ?
Front track 1270 mm ?
Rear track 1240 mm ?
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double delta wishbones, coil springs, telescope shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension De Dion rear suspension, transverse leaf springs, double trailing links per side, Houdaille shock absorbers
Front tyres 16“, 5.50 – 16“
Rear tyres 16“, 6.50 – 16“
Tyres Tread tyres Englebert Racing
Wheels Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Front brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes?
Rear brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes?
Weight ?
Fuel tank Approx. 160 litres
Body material Aluminium
   
Engine  
Type 146 - front engine, mounted in in inclined position to centre-line
Number of cylinders V6 – 65°
Displacement 2962 ccm
Bore and stroke 85 x 87 mm
Camshaft 2 overhead per cylinderbank
Valves 2 per cylinder
Valve control Valve springs
Compression ratio 9:1
Lubrication Dry sump
Ignition Magneti Marelli double ignition
Fuel management 3 Weber twin carburettors, type 46 DCN
Maximum power Approx. 300 hp – 8.000 rpm
Gearbox 4 gears + rev. ?
Clutch Multi disc clutch
Engine weight -
   
Team  
Team manager Romolo Tavoni
Design engineer/s Carlo Chiti
Engine Vittorio Jano
Good to know:
  • Chassis from 246 F1 Dino
  • Only once entered in competition. 29 June 1958  - Monza 500 Miles - Formula Libre - did not qualify.
  • As far as we know it is not sure which car was entered in Monza, either the 296 MI/S or the 326 MI
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