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  Ferrari 166 Spyder Corsa
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1947 - 1948
Numbers built:8
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:September 19, 2014
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Engine
Configuration Tipo 166 C 60º V12
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 1,995 cc / 121.7 cu in
Bore / Stroke 60.0 mm (2.4 in) / 58.8 mm (2.3 in)
Compression 7.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Camshaft Chain driven
Fuel feed 3 Weber 32 DCF Carburettors
Lubrication Wet sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 129 bhp / 96 KW @ 6,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 65 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium panels
Chassis steel tubular frame
Front suspension double wishbones, transverse semi-elliptic leaf spring, hydraulic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, longitudinal, hydraulic dampers and anti-roll bar
Steering worm-and-sector
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Clutch Single plate
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 800 kilo / 1,764 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,835 mm (151 in) / 1,549 mm (61 in) / 1,010 mm (39.8 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,420 mm (95.3 in) / 1,240 mm (48.8 in) / 1,240 mm (48.8 in)
Fuel tank 75 Litre (19.8 Gallon US / 16.5 Gallon Imperial)
Tyres 5.5 x 15

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.16 bhp / kg
Top Speed 215 km/h (134 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1949 Targa Florio (Clemente Biondetti / Carlo Benedetti in 006I)

Auctions
Past sales

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Cavallino Magazine (Issue 150)
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