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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1953
Numbers built:1
Designed by:Carlo Abarth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Configuration 60º V12
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 2,953 cc / 180.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 73.0 mm (2.9 in) / 58.8 mm (2.3 in)
Compression 9.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed 3 Weber 36 IF 4/C Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 240 bhp / 179 kW @ 7,200 rpm
BHP/Liter 81 bhp / liter

Chassis alloy body panels on steel elliptical frame
Front suspension wishbones, transverse leaf springs, hydraulic dampers
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, stabilizing bar
Steering worm-and-sector
Brakes hydraulic drums, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Suggested reading
  • Abarth: the man, the machines, by Luciano Greggio
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