Ferrari 212 F1

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Active: 1951
Team: Scuderia Ferrari SpA


Engine: Type 275, front-mounted 60° V12, light alloy cylinder block and heads, inserted special cast iron cylinder liners, water cooled
Bore & Stroke: 68 x 58.8 mm
Unitary and Total Displacement: 213.54/2,562.51 cc
Compression Ratio: 12:1
Max. Power Output: 200 bhp at 7,500 rpm Timing Gear 2 valves per cylinder, single overhead camshaft per cylinder bank
Fuel Feed: Naturally aspirated, 3 Weber 32 DCF carburettors
Ignition: Single plug, 2 magnetos
Lubrication System: Dry sump
Transmission: Rear-wheel drive, dry, single-plate clutch, 5-speed-gearbox + reverse in unit with engine
Gear Ratios: Variable depending on circuit
Chassis: Tubular side members and cross members
Front Suspension: Independent, double wishbones, transverse lower leaf spring
Rear Suspension: Live axle, longitudinal lower leaf springs
Brakes: Hydraulic drums all round
Wheelbase and Front/ Rear Track: 2,320/1,255/1,200 mm
Dry Weight: 700 kg
Front Tyres: 5.50x15"
Rear Tyres: 6.50x16"
Wheels: Wire wheels
Fuel Tank: 195 litres of mixture, rear-mounted
Bodywork: Aluminium single-seater body