Specification 312 F1 68


Type 242/C
Number and arrangement of cylinders 60o V12
Bore and Stroke 77 x 53.5 mm
Unitary and total capacity 249.129 / 2,989.556 cm3
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Cylinder block and heads Light Alloy
Connecting rods 112 mm
Compression ratio 11:1
Max. power output 410 bhp at 10.600 rpm
Timing gear 4 valves per cylinder, twin overhead camshafts per cylinder bank, chain drive
Fuel feed Lucas indirect injection
Ignition Single spark plug per cylinder, two coils
Lubrication Dry sump
Wheel drive Rear
Clutch Borg & Beck multi-plat
Gearbox 589 rear longitudinal overhanging 5-speed gearbox + reverse
Differential Plunger-type limited-slip
Gear ratios Variable depending on track
Type and material Type 606B monocoque, aluminium panels in double wall riveted to a tubular steel structure
Front suspension Independent, unequal-length wishbones, inboard coil springs over telescopic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension Independent, upper lever arm, reversed lower wishbone, twin radius arms, coil springs over telescopic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Steering Rack and pinion
Brakes Girling discs and callipers, inboard at rear on differential housing, independent hydraulic circuits
Dimensions and Weight  
Lenght 4,050 mm
Width 720 mm
Height 875 mm
Wheelbase 2,400 mm
Front track 1,547 mm
Rear track 1,582 mm
Tyres front 4.75-10.30-15" Firestone
Tyres rear 6.00-12.30-15" Firestone
Weight with water and oil 530 kg
Fuel tank 182 litres in Pirelli rubber tanks
  Formula 1 single-seater
Top speed
310 km/h
Numbers built 3
Serial Number(s) 0009, 0011, 0015

Ferrari S.P.A.

Italian GP, Monza 8 Sept 1968 / Chris Amon, Ferrari 312


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