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  Ferrari 801
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1957
Numbers built:3
Predecessor:Ferrari Lancia D50
Successor:Ferrari 246 F1 Dino
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration 90º V8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 2,486 cc / 151.7 cu in
Bore / Stroke 76.0 mm (3 in) / 68.5 mm (2.7 in)
Compression 11.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 2 Solex 40 PIL Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 275 bhp / 205 KW @ 8,400 rpm
BHP/Liter 111 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on tubular chassis
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs, telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar
Rear suspension DeDion axle, 2 longitudinal struts, transverse upper leaf spring, Houdaille lever dampers
Steering worm-and-sector
Brakes finned drums, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 650 kilo / 1,433 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,850 mm (151.6 in) / 1,448 mm (57 in) / 962 mm (37.9 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,280 mm (89.8 in) / 1,305 mm (51.4 in) / 1,334 mm (52.5 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.42 bhp / kg

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