General data  
Grand Prix season/s 1958
Racing driver Phil Hill
Race numbers 14
Number produced 1
Technical Specifications  
Chassis 528 – Steel tube frame
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 Englebert tread tyres
Wheels Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Front brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes?
Rear brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes?
Fuel tank Approx. 160 litres
Body material Aluminium
Type 149 – front engine, mounted in in inclined position to centre-line
Number of cylinders V6 – 65°
Displacement 3210 ccm
Bore and stroke 87 x 90 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 54 DCN
Maximum power Approx. 330 hp – 7.500 rpm
Gearbox 4 gears + rev. ?
Clutch Multi disc clutch
Engine weight
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