Ferrari 246 SP 

  • built in Italy
  • 1960
  • 269 HP 2.4L
 
Motivation to move to a rear-engine platform was made after Cooper's rear-engine Formula cars proved their superiority.
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In 1960, the Ferrari's first mid-engine, sports prototype was released.
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Data points Key details of the Ferrari 246 SP

Horsepower

246 SP
269 HP
Veyron
987 HP
Veneno
750 HP

Engine size

246 SP
2,417 cc
Veyron
7,993 cc
Corvette Z06
7,011 cc

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Ferrari 246 SP

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Motivation to move to a rear-engine platform was made after Cooper's rear-engine Formula cars proved their superiority.
The first finish was achieved at the Targa Florio when Phil Hill and Wolfgang von Trips placed second behind another 246 SP which finshed 4th.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ferrari
Type of car Race car
Year 1960

transmission

Drivetrain Rear Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.84 lb/hp
Maximum hp 269 HP @ 8,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,417 cc
Cylinders V6
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.8:1
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,301 lb
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