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  Ferrari 555 Super Squalo
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1955
Numbers built:4
Successor:Ferrari Lancia D50
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 28, 2009
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Engine
Configuration Type 106 Straight 4
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 2,498 cc / 152.4 cu in
Bore / Stroke 100.0 mm (3.9 in) / 79.5 mm (3.1 in)
Compression 14.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 2 Weber 50 DCOA Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 270 bhp / 201 KW @ 7,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 108 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body over tubular frame
Front suspension double wishbones, helical springs, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension DeDion axle, twin radius arms, transverse upper leaf spring and Houdaille hydraulic lever dampers
Steering worm-and-sector
Brakes hydraulic drums, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 590 kilo / 1,301 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,988 mm (157 in) / 1,427 mm (56.2 in) / 1,020 mm (40.2 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,160 mm (85 in) / 1,278 mm (50.3 in) / 1,250 mm (49.2 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.46 bhp / kg
Top Speed 270 km/h (168 mph)

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