Ferrari 166 Inter Spyder Corsa 

  • built in Italy
  • 1948
  • 130 HP 2.0L
  • 125 mph
Like the earlier models, the 166 Inter used a chassis supplied by specialist firm Gilco Autotelai.
This larger engine was used in the multi-purpose Spyder Corsa as well as the 166 Sport which was fitted with a coupe body.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Ferrari 166 Inter Spyder Corsa

Top speed

166 Inter Spyder Corsa
125 mph
253 mph
220 mph

Data points Key details of the Ferrari 166 Inter Spyder Corsa

Number built

166 Inter Spyder Corsa
9 cars
300 cars
4 cars


166 Inter Spyder Corsa
130 HP
987 HP
750 HP

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Ferrari 166 Inter Spyder Corsa
With the 166 Inter Ferrari intended to support wealthy clients that wished to contend the major sports car races in Italy.
In 1948 Ferrari won the Targa Florio among four important victories that elevated the company and allowed Ferrari to move onto the single-seat type 125C and 166 Mille Miglia.3 Legendary driver Tazio Nuvolari with Sergio Scapinelli drove 010I at the 1948 Mille Miglia.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Ferrari
Type of car Production car
Year 1948
Number built 9 cars


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears


Displacement 1,995 cc
Cylinders V12
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 11:1
Bore/stroke 2.17 in / 2.36 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)

road tests

Top speed 125 mph

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.68 lb/hp
Maximum hp 130 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Max RPM 7,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,389 lb
Height 43 in
Length 144 in
Front track width 48.8 in
Wheelbase 95.3 in
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