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  Ferrari 250 GTO
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1962 - 1963
Numbers built:36 (All versions)
Designed by:Gestione Sportiva
Successor:Ferrari 250 GTO/64 Pininfarina Coupe
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 07, 2015
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Engine
Configuration Tipo 168 Comp/62 60º V12
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 2,953 cc / 180.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 73.0 mm (2.9 in) / 58.8 mm (2.3 in)
Compression 9.7:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Camshaft Chain driven
Fuel feed 6 Weber 38 DCN Carburettors
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 302 bhp / 225 KW @ 7,500 rpm
Torque 333 Nm / 246 ft lbs @ 5,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 102 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium
Chassis steel elliptical section tubular frame
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs, Koni shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, Watt's linkage, Koni shock absorbers
Steering ZF worm-and-peg
Brakes Dunlop discs, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Clutch Dry, single plate
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,050 kilo / 2,315 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,400 mm (173.2 in) / 1,675 mm (65.9 in) / 1,245 mm (49 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,400 mm (94.5 in) / 1,354 mm (53.3 in) / 1,346 mm (53 in)
Fuel tank 90 Litre (23.8 Gallon US / 19.8 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) 6 x 15 / 7 x 15

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.29 bhp / kg
Top Speed 280 km/h (174 mph)
0-60 mph 5.8 s

Race history
Major wins
1962 Trophee d'Auvergne (Carlo Mario Abate in 3445GT)
1962 Tourist Trophy (Innes Ireland in 3505GT)
1962 Paris 1000 km (Pedro Rodriguez / Ricardo Rodriguez in 3987GT)
1963 Daytona 3 Hours (Pedro Rodriguez in 4219GT)
1963 Tour de France (Jean Guichet / Jose Behra in 5111GT)
1964 Tour de France (Lucien Bianchi / Georges Berger in 4153GT)

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Resources
Suggested reading
  • Ferrari 250 GT Competition Cars, by Jess G. Pouret
  • Ferrari 250 GTO, by Keith Bluemel
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