Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta 

  • built in Italy
  • 1954-1959
  • 240 HP 3.0L
  • 150 mph
 
Author and owner Jess G. Pourret describes the car very safe with “a very clean road-holding and handling, a sturdiness of motor and chassis, and a seriousness of mechanical construction.
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Zagato, a Milanese design house known for their lightweight construction, bodied some particularly potent examples and Camillo Luglio became an Italian Champion in his.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta

0-60mph

250 GT Berlinetta
5.2 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

250 GT Berlinetta
150 mph
Veyron
253 mph
Veneno
220 mph

Data points Key details of the Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta

Number built

250 GT Berlinetta
100 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

Horsepower

250 GT Berlinetta
240 HP
Veyron
987 HP
Veneno
750 HP

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Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta

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Author and owner Jess G. Pourret describes the car very safe with “a very clean road-holding and handling, a sturdiness of motor and chassis, and a seriousness of mechanical construction.
After the 250 GT won the event in 1957, it continued the trend for the next eight years and won a record nine times in a row.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ferrari
Type of car Race car
Year 1954-1959
Highest auction price 1954 Ferrari 250 GT Europa, $579k, October 2007
Number built 100 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.83 lb/hp
Maximum hp 240 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Maximum torque 175 ft-lb
Max RPM 7,500 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,953 cc
Cylinders V12
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.2:1
Bore/stroke 2.87 in / 2.31 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,359 lb
Front track width 53.3 in
Wheelbase 102.36 in

road tests

Top speed 150 mph
0-60mph 5.2 s

design

Chief designer Pinin Farina

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/LSD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.48:1
  2. 2: 1.64:1
  3. 3: 1.23:1
  4. 4: 1:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 406/? 127
Rear wheels 406/? 127
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