Ferrari 246 F1-66

active: 1966
Team: Scuderia Ferrari SpA

Team: Mauro Forghieri (CD)


Chassis: Type 579/FL (in the Italian G.P. configuration), double wall of aluminium panels riveted to a tubular steel structure to form a stress-bearing semi-monococque

Front Suspension: Double wishbones, upper rocker arm, reversed lower wishbone, coil springs and inboard co-axial dampers

Rear Suspension: Upper arm, reversed lower wishbone, co-axial spring/damper units, 2 radius arms per side

Brakes: Girling discs, inboard at rear mounted on differential housing, independent circuits with double pump

Steering: Rack and pinion

Front Tyres: 5.50x14", Dunlop

Rear Tyres: 7.00x14", Dunlop

Wheels: cast in light alloy; front 7.50x13", rear 9.50x13"

Fuel Tank: 125 litres (2 side tanks), NO 98/100 petrol

Bodywork: Single-seater aluminium body and composite elements

Transmission: Rear-wheel drive, dry, multi-plate clutch, 597 5-speed gearbox + reverse

Gear Ratios: Variable depending on track


Length: 3,950 mm

Width: 697 mm

Height: 768 mm

Wheelbase and Front/ Rear Track: 2,380/1,360/1,360 mm

Kerb Weight (with water and oil): 510 kg


Designation: Ferrari Type 228, rear-mounted 65° V6

Configuration: light alloy cylinder block and head, cast iron wet liners, 126 mm connecting rods, water cooled

Bore x Stroke: 90 x 63 mm

Unitary and Total Displacement: 400.789/2,404.734 cc

Compression Ratio: 11.2:1

Max. Power Output: 249 bhp at 8,500 rpm

Timing Gear: 2 valves per cylinder, 2 overhead camshafts per cylinder bank

Fuel Feed: Lucas indirect injection

Ignition: Marelli SB 266 DTEM distributor