Ferrari 375

Ferrari 375 image

Active: 1950 - 1951
Team: Scuderia Ferrari SpA


Chassis: Tubular with elliptical section side members and tubular cross members
Front Suspension: Double wishbones, transverse lower leaf spring, Houdaille hydraulic lever dampers
Rear Suspension: De Dion axle, transverse lower leaf spring, 2 radius arms, Houdaille lever hydraulic dampers
Brakes: Finned drums all round, separate master hydraulic cylinders
Steering: Worm and sector
Length: 3,937 mm
Width: 1,428 mm
Height: 960 mm
Wheelbase and Front/ Rear Track: 2,320/1,270 or 1,250/1,278 or 1,250 mm
Kerb Weight: (with water and oil)720 kg
Front Tyres: Pirelli 5.50x16"
Rear Tyres: Pirelli 7.00x16"
Wheels: Light alloy Wire wheels
Fuel Tank: 195 litres of benzene/alcohol mixture, rear-mounted
Range: 500 km; fuel consumption approx 35 litres per 100 km
Bodywork: Aluminium single-seater body
Transmission: Rear-wheel drive, multi-plate clutch, 4-speed gearbox + reverse in unit with limited ZF differential
Gear Ratios: Variable depending on circuit


Type: Front-mounted 60° V12, Silumin cylinder block and head, screw-fitted cylinder liners, cylinder spacing 108 mm, water cooled
Bore & Stroke: 80 x 74.5 mm
Unitary and Total Displacement: 374.47/4,493.73 cc
Compression Ratio: 11:1
Max. Power Output: 300 bhp at 7,000 rpm
Timing Gear: 2 valves per cylinder, chain driven single overhead camshaft per cylinder bank rocker arms and hairpin springs
Fuel Feed: 3 Weber 42 DCF downdraught twin choke carburettors
Ignition: Single plug, 2 Magneti Marelli magnetos at the rear end of the camshafts, spark plugs inside the Vee
Lubrication System: Dry sump