Ferrari 246 S ‘Dino’ 

  • 1959
  • 240 HP 2.4L
Just as Ferrari embarked on their V6 Formula One program, they debuted a V6 sports car at the 1958 Goodwood Sussex Trophy.
The Goodwood car used an engine similar to the Formula One engine and was known as the '246 S.

Data points Key details of the Ferrari 246 S ‘Dino’


246 S ‘Dino’
240 HP

Engine size

246 S ‘Dino’
2,417 cc
Mustang Boss 302
4,951 cc

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Ferrari 246 S ‘Dino’
It was a 2-liter version of the quad-cam V6 engine that was bored at 77mm to have 1983cc displacement and 225 bhp @ 8500 rpm.
Almost all attention was focused on the new mid-engine 246SP in 1961.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Ferrari
Type of car Race car
Year 1959


Drivetrain RWD w/Type 544T Axle
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Maximum hp 240 HP @ 7,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 2,417 cc
Cylinders V6
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 3.35 in / 2.8 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Front track width 49 in
Wheelbase 85 in
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