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General data  
Year/s of production 1955
VIN span 0592 CM – 0598 CM
Number produced 3
Design Pinin Farina
Manufactured by Scaglietti
   
Technical specifications  
Chassis 519C
Length
Width
Height
Wheelbase 2350 mm
Front suspension Independent wheel suspension, double delta wishbones, coil springs, Houdaille lever-type shock absorbers
Rear suspension De Dion rear suspension, transverse leaf springs, Houdaille lever-type shock absorbers
Front track 1316 mm
Rear track 1286 mm
Front tyres Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Rear tyres Borrani wheels with wired spokes and central locking
Front brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes
Rear brakes Hydraulically operated aluminium drum brakes
Weight Approx. 800 kg
Body material Aluminium
Body type Spyder – two seats
   
Engine  
Type 126C – Lampredi front engine
Number of cylinders V12 – 60°
Displacement 4962 ccm
Bore and stroke 88 x 68 mm
Camshaft 1 overhead per cylinder bank
Valves 2 per cylinder
Compression ratio 8,6:1
Ignition Single or double ignition, 2 or 4 ignition distributors
Lubrication Dry sump lubrication
Maximum power Approx. 380 hp – 7.000 rpm
Maximum torque
Carburettor 3 Weber twin carburettors, type 46 DCF/3
Gearbox 4 gears + rev.
   
Performance  
Top speed Approx. 300 km/h
   
VINs  
  S/N 0592 CM, 0596 CM, 0598 CM
  S/N 0596 CM and 0598: Engine with double ignition and four ignition distributors

 

Good to know:

  • S/N 0598 CM: 1000 km of Buenos Aires 1956: Racing drivers: Juan Manuel Fangio/Eugenio Castellotti, no 43, retired – entered by the factory
  • S/N 0596 CM: 1000 km of Buenos Aires 1956: Racing drivers: Luigi Musso/Peter Collins, no 44, retired – entered by the Factory
  • Later sold to private customers

 

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