Ferrari 275

Ferrari 275 image

Active: 1950
Team: Scuderia Ferrari SpA


Engine: Type 275, front-mounted 60° V12, light alloy cylinder block and heads, heads cast integrally with water jackets and screw-fitted cylinder liners, water cooled
Bore & Stroke: 72x68 mm
Unitary and Total Displacement: 276.86/3,322.3 cc
Compression Ratio: 10:1
Max. Power Output: 300 bhp at 7,300 rpm Timing Gear 2 valves per cylinder, chain driven single overhead camshaft per cylinder bank
Fuel Feed: 3 Weber 42 DCF twin-choke carburettors
Ignition: Single plug, 2 Marelli magnetos
Lubrication System: Dry sump
Transmission: Rear-wheel drive, multi-plate clutch, 4-speed gearbox + reverse in unit with limited-slip differential
Gear Ratios: Variable depending on circuit
Chassis: Tubular with elliptical section side members
Front Suspension: Double wishbones, transverse lower leaf spring, Houdaille lever dampers
Rear Suspension: De Dion axle, transverse lower leaf spring, 2 radius arms, Houdaille lever dampers
Brakes: Hydraulic drums all round
Steering: Worm and sector
Wheels: Wire wheels
Fuel Tank: 195 litres of gasoline alcohol mixture, rear-mounted
Bodywork: Aluminium single-seater body


Length: 3,937 mm
Width: 1,428 mm
Height: 960 mm
Wheelbase and Front/ Rear Track: 2,420/1,278/1,250 mm
Kerb Weight: 850 kg (with water and oil)
Front Tyres: Pirelli 5.50x16"
Rear Tyres: Pirelli 7.00x16"