Specification Dino 246 F1

 


 

 

Engine  
Type 143
Number and arrangement of cylinders 65o V6
Bore and Stroke 86 x 71 mm
Unitary and total capacity 402.889 / 2,417.337 cm3
Location Front longitudinally mounted
Cylinder block and heads Light Alloy
Cylinder liners Cast cast iron wet
Connecting rods 132 mm
Cooling Water
Compression ratio 9.8:1
Max. power output 280 bhp at 8,500 rpm
Timing gear 2 valves per cylinder, 2 chain drive overhead camshafts per cylinder bank
Fuel feed 3 twin-choke downdraught Weber 42 DCN carburettors
Ignition Twin-plug with a single Marelli magneto
Lubrication system Dry sump
   
Transmission  
Wheel drive Rear
Clutch Multi-plate hydraulic
Gearbox 523 type, 4 speed gearbox + reverse mounted transversally in unit differential
Differential ZF limited-slip
Gear ratios Variable depending on racing circuit
   
Chassis  
Type and material 528 type, Chassis composed of two main elliptic tubes and other small tubes to form a light, rigid structure
Front suspension Double wishbones, coil springs, telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar
Rear suspension De Dion axle, transverse upper leaf spring, two longitudinal radius arms, Houdaille lever dampers
Steering Worm and sector
Brakes Hydraulic drums with helical fins, front 350 x 48 mm, rear 300 x 50 mm
   
Dimensions and Weight  
Lenght 4,030 mm
Width 1,500 mm
Height 980 mm
Wheelbase 2,160 mm
Front track 1,240 mm
Rear track 1,240 mm
Tyres front 5.50 x 16" Englebert
Tyres rear 6.50 x 16" Englebert
Rims Spoked, Front 4.5k x 16", rear 5.5k x 16"
Weight with water and oil 560 kg
Fuel tank 160 litres, rear mounted
 

 

Bodywork  
  aluminium single-seater body

Ferrari S.P.A.

 

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