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  Ferrari 312 B
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1970
Numbers built:4
Designed by:Mauro Forghieri
Predecessor:Ferrari 312/69 F1
Successor:Ferrari 312 B2
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 03, 2013
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Engine
Configuration Type 001 180º V12
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 2,991 cc / 182.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 78.5 mm (3.1 in) / 51.5 mm (2 in)
Compression 11.8:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Gear driven
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 450 bhp / 336 KW @ 11,000 rpm
Red Line 11,600 rpm
BHP/Liter 150 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body fibreglass and aluminium
Chassis semi-monocoque with steel tubular spaceframe and stressed aluminium panels
Front suspension double wishbones, rocker actuated coil springs over telescopic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension top links, reversed lower wishbones, twin radius arms, coil springs over telescopic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes Girling discs, all-round
Gearbox Ferrari Type 001 5 speed Manual
Clutch Multi-plate
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 534 kilo / 1,177 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,020 mm (158.3 in) / 1,742 mm (68.6 in) / 956 mm (37.6 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,385 mm (93.9 in) / 1,553 mm (61.1 in) / 1,550 mm (61 in)
Fuel tank 225 Litre (59.4 Gallon US / 49.5 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) 13 x 13 / 16 x 15
Tyres (fr/r) 9/22.0 x 13 / 12.5/26.0 x 15

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.84 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1970 Austrian Grand Prix (Jacky Ickx in 001)
1970 Italian Grand Prix (Clay Regazzoni in 004)
1970 Canadian Grand Prix (Jacky Ickx in 001)
1970 Mexican Grand Prix (Jacky Ickx in 001)
1971 South African Grand Prix (Mario Andretti in 002)
Drivers of note Mario Andretti, Ignazio Giunti, Jacky Ickx and Clay Regazzoni

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