Ferrari 166 MM/53 Series II group S (1953)
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Chassis numbers here and here

Specifications

13 units built
1 unit converted to Spider Corsa Export Campana after Mille Miglia 1951, and in 1953 converted to Vignale Spider Series II
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Engines

Analytical specifications and drawings

V12 (60o) cylinder
1995cc capacity
SOHC, 2 valves per cylinders
Natural aspiration with 3 x Weber 36 DCF Carburetors
Power output, 160 HP / 118 KW @ 7200 rpm

Engine location, front longitudinally
5 speed Manual gearbox
1st: 2.42/1
2nd: 1.74/1
3rd: 1.27/1
4th: 1.00/1
5th: 0.85/1
R: 3.10/1
final drive, 4.67/1
dry Single plate clutch
steel tubular Ladder-Type frame chassis, 2 door open or coupe aluminium bodyshell
Front suspension double wishbones, transverse leaf spring, hydraulic dampers
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, hydraulic dampers
drum brakes, all-round
worm and peg steering
Length 3607 mm (142 in)
Width 1524 mm (60 in)
Height 1067 mm (42 in)
Wheelbase 2250 mm (88.6 in)
Track (fr/r) 1270 mm (50.0 in) / 1250 mm (49.2 in)
tires 5.5 x 15"
650kg, Le Mans: 780kg
fuel tank, 90 lt, Le Mans 120 lt
drag coefficient, 0.45


Results in WSCC

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Sebring Mille Miglia Le Mans Spa Nurb Tourist Trophy Carrera Pan
Team 12h 1600km 24h 24h 1000km
Michelangelo Leonardi/ Roberto Vallone, 0264M (Scaglieti Spider '53) #527, dnf
Alberico Cacciari/ Bill Mason, 0272M (Autodromo Spider '53) #514, 56th
Enrico Sterzi/ O. Rossi, 0278M (Vignale Spider S2) #446, 15th
Luigi Piotti/ Bruno Franzoni, 0290M (Vignale Spider S2) #447, 24th
Porfirio Rubirosa/ Pierre Leygonie, 0342M #51, not accepted
Kurt Zeller/ Walter Zeller, 0346M (Pininfarina Berlinetta) #68, fuel
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 9/4 4/3 1/0

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