General data  
Grand Prix season/s 1951 – 1954
Racing drivers Reg Parnell, Giuseppe Farina, Piero Taruffi, Peter Whitehead, Jose Froilan Gonzalez, Mike Hawthorn
Race numbers Various
VIN span 010
Number produced 1
Technical Specifications  
Chassis Type Steel tubular frame, two oval longitudinal chassis beams
Length Approx. 3937 mm
Width Approx. 1428 mm
Height Approx. 960 mm
Wheelbase 2320 mm
Front track 1278 mm
Rear track 1250 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double delta wishbones, transverse leaf springs, Houdaille lever-type shock absorbers
Rear suspension De Dion rear suspension, transverse leaf springs, Houdaille lever-type shock absorbers, double trailing links per side
Front tyres 5.50 x 16“
Rear tyres 7.50 x 17“
Tyres Pirelli und 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
Weight Approx. 720 kg, including oil and water
Fuel tank 195 litres
Body material Aluminium
Number of cylinders V12 – 60°,Aurelio Lampredi-Front Engine
Displacement 4494 ccm
Bore and stroke 80 x 74,5 mm
Camshaft 1 overhead per cylinderbank
Valves 2 per cylinder
Valve control Valve springs
Compression ratio 11:1
Lubrication Dry sump
Ignition Single ignition, 2 Zündmagnete
Fuel management 3 Weber twin carburettors, type 42 DCF or Type 46 DCF
Maximum power Approx. 360 – 380 hp – 7.500 rpm
Gearbox 4 gears + rev., transaxle construction
Clutch Multi disc clutch
Engine weight Approx. 195 kg
Team manager Federico Giberti
Design engineer/s
Engine Aurelio Lampredi
Good to know:

  • Raced in Formula Libre race series