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General data  
Grand Prix season/s 1951 - 1952
Racing driver Alberto Ascari
Race numbers Various
VIN span 1 – 4?
Number produced 4?
Presentation -
   
Technical Specifications  
Chassis Steel tubular frame, two oval longitudinal chassis beams
Length -
Width -
Height -
Wheelbase 2500 mm
Front track 1270 mm
Rear track 1250 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double delta wishbones, transverse leaf springs, hydraulically operated friction shock absorbers
Rear suspension De Dion rear suspension, transverse leaf springs, hydraulically operated friction shock absorbers, double trailing links per side
Front tyres 16“, 6.00 x 16
Rear tyres 18“, 7.50 x 18
Tyres Firestone 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
Weight Approx. 829 kg
Fuel tank -
Body material Aluminium
   
Engine  
Type Lampredi front engine
Number of cylinders V12 – 60°
Displacement 4493,7 ccm
Bore and stroke 80 x 74,5 mm
Camshaft 1 overhead per cylinderbank
Valves 2 per cylinder
Valve control Valve springs
Compression ratio 13:1
Lubrication Dry sump
Ignition Double magneto ignition
Fuel management 3 Weber twin carburettors, type 46 DCF or type 40 IF4C
Fuel 40% methyl alcohol, 20% petrol, 20% aviation gasoline
Maximum power 380 – 405 hp – 7.500 rpm
Gearbox 4 gears + rev.
Clutch Multi disc clutch
Engine weight -
   
Team  
Team manager Federico Giberti
Design engineer/s -
Engine Aurelio Lampredi
   
VINs  
S/N 1, 2, 3?, 4
Good to know:
  • Only one race: Indianapolis 1952, Racing driver: Alberto Ascari, no 12, retired
  • S/N 1: Later renumbered to 0388
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