Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta ‘Lusso’ 

  • built in Italy
  • 1960-1963
  • 250 HP 3.0L
 
The SWB was the first Berlinetta body that was suitable for production on the 2400mm short-wheel-base chassis.
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Like these early 250 GTs, the SWB enjoyed a string of success on the track which led to continual development that culminated with the 250 GTO.
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Data points Key details of the Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta ‘Lusso’

Horsepower

250 GT Berlinetta ‘Lusso’
250 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Engine size

250 GT Berlinetta ‘Lusso’
2,953 cc
Veyron
7,993 cc
Veneno
6,498 cc

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Right before the GTO was released, Ferrari was preparing SWBs with very light-gauge aluminum and near 300-horsepower engines for exclusive factory use.
The SWB was the first Berlinetta body that was suitable for production on the 2400mm short-wheel-base chassis.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ferrari
Type of car Production car
Year 1960-1963

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.8 lb/hp
Maximum hp 250 HP
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,953 cc
Cylinders V12
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.7:1
Bore/stroke 2.87 in / 2.31 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

design

Chief designer Pinin Farina

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,450 lb
Width 78 in
Height 44.5 in
Length 174.4 in
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