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General data  
Year/s of production 1957 – 58
VIN span 0674 – 0764
Number produced 4
Design Pinin Farina
Manufactured by Scaglietti
   
Technical specifications  
Chassis 520B – tubular frame, slightly strengthend compared to type 520
Length 4200 mm
Width
Height
Wheelbase 2350 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double wishbones, coil springs, hydraulic Houdaille shock absorbers
Rear suspension De Dion rear suspension, transverse leaf springs, hydraulic Houdaille shock absorbers
Front track 1310 mm
Rear track 1286 mm
Front tyres 6.00 x 16 in., Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Rear tyres 7.00 x 16 in., Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Front brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes
Rear brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes
Weight Approx. 880 kg
Body material Aluminium
Body type Race spyder
   
Engine  
Type 141 – Lampredi front engine
Number of cylinders V12 – 60°
Displacement 4023,32 ccm
Bore and stroke 77 x 72 mm
Camshaft 2 overhead per cylinder bank
Valves 2 per cylinder
Compression ratio 9,2:1
Ignition Double ignition, 2 ignition distributors
Lubrication Dry sump lubrication
Maximum power 390 hp – 7.800 rpm
Maximum torque
Carburettor 6 Weber twin carburettors, type 42 DCN or 3 Solex quadruple carburettors, type C 40P 2
Gearbox 4 gears + rev., transaxle construction
   
Performance  
Top speed Approx. 300 km/h
   
VINs  
  S/N 0674, 0676, 0700, 0764 – ordered by Luigi Chinetti in 1958

 

Good to know:

  • Engine used in 315 S and 335 S chassis

Short Racing History:

  • S/N 0700: 1000 km Nürburgring 1957: Racing drivers: Peter Collins/Oliver Gendebien, no 5, 2nd place
  • S/N 0700: Grand Prix de Venezuela 1957: Racing drivers: Peter Collins/Phil Hill, no 14, 1 st place
  • S/N 0700: Grand Prix Schweden 1957: Racing drivers: Peter Collins/Phil Hill, no 4, 2nd place
  • S/N 0674: Grand Prix Schweden 1957: Racing driver: Luigi Musso/Mike Hawthorn, no 3, 4th place

 

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