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General data  
Year/s of production 1952 – 1953
Presentation Geneva Motor Show 1953, S/N 0246 AL New York Motor Show 1953, S/N 0248 AL
VIN span 0232 AL – 0248 AL
Number produced 6
Design Pinin Farina, Vignale
Manufactured by Pinin Farina, Vignale
   
Technical specifications  
Chassis 342 A – Elliptic tubular steel frame
Length Approx. 4550 mm
Width Approx. 1600 mm
Height Approx. 1430 mm
Wheelbase 2650 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double wishbones, transverse leaf springs and Houdaille lever-type shock absorbers
Rear suspension Rigid axle, half elliptical longitudinal leaf springs and double trailing links, Houdaille lever-type shock absorbers
Front track 1325 mm
Rear track 1320 mm
Front tyres 6.40 x 15 in., Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking – 2 prongs
Rear tyres 6.40 x 15 in., Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking – 2 prongs
Front brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes
Rear brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes
Weight Approx. 1200 kg
Body material Aluminium
Body type Coupé or Cabriolet – in each case with two seats
   
Engine  
Type 102 or 108 – Lampredi front engine
Number of cylinders V12 – 60°
Displacement 4101,66 ccm 375 engine: 4522,00 ccm
Bore and stroke 80 x 68 mm 375 engine: 84 x 68 mm
Camshaft 1 overhead per cylinder bank
Valves 2 per cylinder
Compression ratio 8:1
Ignition Magneto ignition
Lubrication Forced feed lubrication
Maximum power Approx. 200 hp – 5.000 rpm 375 engine: 300 hp – 6.000 rpm
Maximum torque Approx. 37mkg – 3.000 rpm 375 engine: 392 Nm – 5.000 rpm
Carburettor 3 Weber twin carburettors, type 40 DCF
Gearbox 4 gears + rev.
   
Performance  
Top speed Approx. 190 – 215 km/h
   
VINs  
  Vignale Cabriolet: S/N 0232 AL
  Pinin Farina Cabriolet: S/N 0234 AL, 0248 AL S/N 0234 AL: Ex-king Leopold of Belgium. 1954: 4,5 liter engine of 375 America installed.
S/N 0248 AL: 4,5 liter engine already installed when first delivered
  Pinin Farina Coupé: S/N 0240 AL, 0242 AL, 0246 AL

 

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