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  Ferrari 246 F1 Dino
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1958 - 1960
Numbers built:9
Designed by:Fantuzzi
Predecessor:Ferrari 801
Successor:Ferrari 156 F1 'Sharknose'
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:November 09, 2006
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Engine
Configuration Dino Type 246 65º V6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 2,417 cc / 147.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 85.0 mm (3.3 in) / 71.0 mm (2.8 in)
Compression 9.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 3 Weber 42 DCN Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 275 bhp / 205 KW @ 8,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 114 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on chassis composed of two main elliptic tubes and other small tubes to form a light, rigid structure
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs, telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar
Rear suspension DeDion axle, transverse upper leaf spring, two longitudinal radius arms, Houdaille lever dampers
Steering worm-and-sector
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox Ferrari Type 523 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 575 kilo / 1,268 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,030 mm (158.7 in) / 1,500 mm (59.1 in) / 980 mm (38.6 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,160 mm (85 in) / 1,240 mm (48.8 in) / 1,240 mm (48.8 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.48 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1958 French Grand Prix (Mike Hawthorn in 0003)
1958 British Grand Prix (Peter Collins in 0002)
1959 French Grand Prix (Tony Brooks in 0002)
1959 German Grand Prix (Tony Brooks in 0002)
1960 Italian Grand Prix (Phil Hill in 0007)

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Resources
Suggested reading
  • Dino, the little Ferrari, by Doug Nye
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