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  Ferrari 512 M
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1970 - 1971
Numbers built:25 512 chassis (15 converted to 'M' spec)
Predecessor:Ferrari 512 S
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 29, 2010
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Engine
Configuration Type 261C 60º V12
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 4,993 cc / 304.7 cu in
Bore / Stroke 87.0 mm (3.4 in) / 70.0 mm (2.8 in)
Compression 11.8:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Lucas Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 610 bhp / 455 KW @ 9,000 rpm
Torque 544 Nm / 401 ft lbs @ 5,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 122 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis semi-monocoque
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Clutch Multi-plate
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 815 kilo / 1,797 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,400 mm (94.5 in) / 1,518 mm (59.8 in) / 1,511 mm (59.5 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.75 bhp / kg

Resources
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  • Ferrari 312 and 512 Sports Racing Cars, by Ian Bamsey
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