Ferrari 158

Ferrari 158 image

Active: 1964 - 1965
Team: Scuderia Ferrari SpA

Ferrari in blue!!!


Engine: Type 205/B, rear-mounted 90° V8, light alloy cylinder block and heads, cast iron cylinder liners, 5 bearing crankshaft, 120 mm connecting rods, water cooled
Bore & Stroke: 67 x 52.8 mm
Unitary and Total Displacement: 186.1544/1,489.2355 cc
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
Max. Power Output: 210 bhp at 11,000 rpm
Timing Gear: 2 valves per cylinder, 2 overhead cams per cylinder bank, chain drive
Fuel Feed: Bosch direct injection, pump driven by toothed belt
Ignition: Twin-plug, Marelli coil-ignition (2 distributors and 4 coils)
Lubrication System: Dry sump with radiator
Transmission: Rear-wheel drive, dry, multi-plate clutch, 579 overhanging longitudinal 5-speed gearbox + reverse, plunger-type limited-slip differential
Gear Ratios: Variable depending on track
Chassis: Type 579, aluminium panels with double wall riveted to a tubular steel structure to form a stress-bearing semi-monococque
Front Suspension: Double wishbones, upper rocker arm, reversed lower wishbone, co-axial inboard coil springs and dampers
Rear Suspension: Upper arm, reversed lower wishbone, co-axial springs/dampers, 2 longitudinal radius arms per side
Brakes: Dunlop discs and callipers, inboard at rear on the differential housing, independent circuits with double pump
Steering: Rack and pinion
Front Tyres: 5.50/6.00x13", Dunlop
Rear Tyres: 7.00x13",Dunlop
Wheels: cast in light alloy; front 7.00x13", rear 8.50x13"
Fuel Tank: 125 litres (2 side tanks), NO 98/100 petrol
Bodywork: Aluminium single-seater body with composite elements


Length: 3,950 mm
Width: 1,697 mm
Height: 768 mm
Wheelbase and Front/ Rear Track: 2,380/1,350/1,350 mm
Kerb Weight (with water and oil): 468 kg