Ferrari 246P

Ferrari 246P image

Active: 1960
Team: Scuderia Ferrari SpA


Engine: Type 171 (derived from the 134). Rear-mounted 65° V6, light alloy cylinder block and head, cast iron wet liners, 132 mm connecting rods, water cooled
Bore & Stroke: 85 x 71 mm
Unitary and Total Displacement: 402.889/2,417.337 cc
Compression Ratio: 10:1
Max. Power Output: 263 bhp at 8,300 rpm
Timing Gear: 2 valves per cylinder, 2 chain-driven overhead camshafts per cylinder bank
Fuel Feed: 3 Weber 42 DCN twin-choke downdraught carburettors
Ignition: Twin-plug with a single Marelli magneto
Lubrication System: Dry sump
Transmission: Rear-wheel drive, multi-plate clutch behind 543 5-speed gearbox + reverse, limited-slip differential
Gear Ratios: Variable depending on track
Chassis: Type 543, tubular
Front Suspension: Double wishbones, coil springs, telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension: Double wishbones, coil springs and co-axial telescopic dampers
Brakes: Rack and pinion
Steering: Rack and pinion
Wheelbase and Front/ Rear Track: 2,300/1,200/1,200 mm
Kerb Weight (with water and oil): 452 kg
Front Tyres: 5.25x15", Dunlop
Rear Tyres: 6.50x15", Dunlop
Wheels: wire wheels. Front RW 3560, rear RW 3625
Fuel Tank: 150 litres: 2 side tanks, NO.100/150 petrol
Bodywork: Single-seater aluminium body