Ferrari 340 Mexico group S (1952)
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Specifications

4 units built
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Ferrari Lampredi 340, V12 (60o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
4102cc, 80.0 x 68.0 mm
8.1:1
280 bhp / 209 KW @ 6600 rpm
309 Nm / 228 ft-lb @ 4500 rpm
aluminium alloy block and head
single overhead camshaft (SOHC), 2 valves / cyl. - 24 valves total
aspiration, natural with 3 Weber 40 DCF/3 Carburetors
firing order 1 - 12 - 5 - 8 - 3 - 10 - 6 - 7 - 2 - 11 - 4 - 9
water cooled
dry sump
5 speed Manual gearbox
1st: 3.157/1
2nd: 1.946/1
3rd: 1.403/1
4th: 1.000/1
5th: 0.914/1
final drive, 4.000/1
steel tubular frame chassis, aluminium bodyshell
Front suspension double wishbones, single transverse leaf spring
Rear suspension live axle, longitudinal semi-elliptic leaf springs and double hydraulic dampers
worm and wheel steering
drums all around
length 4201 mm
width 1503 mm
height 1333 mm
Wheelbase 2600 mm (102.4 in)
Track (fr/r) 1278 mm (50.3 in) / 1250 mm (49.2 in)
tires, front 6.00-16", 6.50-16"
1000kg
fuel tank, 135 lt
drag coefficient, 0.45


Results in famous races (until 1952) and in WSCC (1953+)

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Sebring Mille Miglia Le Mans Targa Florio Pescara Carrera Pan
Team 12h 1600km 24h 12h
Industrias 1-2-3, 0222AT #16, gear box
Industrias 1-2-3, 0224AT #20, 3rd
Industrias 1-2-3, 0226AT #14, acci dent
Scuderia Guastella, 0228AT (Spyder) dns
Total points
8
8
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 3/1 3/1
Drivers Team entries and car number
Industrias 1-2-3
Alberto Ascari 14
Giuseppe Scotuzzi 14
Luigi Villoresi 16
Piero Cassani 16
Luigi Chinetti 20
Jean Lucas 20
Scuderia Guastella
William Spear +
Giuseppe Farina +
Piero Taruffi +

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Drawings

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