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  Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Comp/61
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1961
Numbers built:20 Comp/61s
Designed by:Pininfarina / Scaglietti
Predecessor:Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:March 14, 2005
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Engine
Configuration Type 168 Comp/61 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
Fuel feed 3 Weber 46 DCF3 Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 290 bhp / 216 KW @ 7,000 rpm
Torque 275 Nm / 203 ft lbs @ 5,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 98 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis alloy body on type 539 steel tubular frame
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs, Koni tubular dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension live axle, upper and lower locating rods, semi-elliptic leaf springs, Koni tubular shock absorbers
Steering ZF worm-and-wheel
Brakes discs, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,025 kilo / 2,260 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,430 mm (174.4 in) / 1,980 mm (78 in) / 1,130 mm (44.5 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,400 mm (94.5 in) / 1,354 mm (53.3 in) / 1,349 mm (53.1 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.28 bhp / kg
Top Speed 270 km/h (168 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1961 Tour de France (Willy Mairesse / Georges Berger in 2937GT)
1962 Tour de France (Andre Simon / Dupeyron in 2973GT)

Auctions
Past sales

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