Ferrari 250 LM 

  • built in Italy
  • 1964-1966
  • 320 HP 3.3L
  • 180 mph
 
Fully independent suspension was fitted, as was inboard rear brakes which demanded very strong half shafts to cope with the load.
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They were confident about the design saying "the reliability and power of its 12 cylinder engine have become legendary, and the rigidity and strength of the chassis have been amply demonstrated.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Ferrari 250 LM

Top speed

250 LM
180 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Ferrari 250 LM

Number built

250 LM
32 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

Horsepower

250 LM
320 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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Ferrari 250 LM

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To further balance weight, two 65 liter fuel tanks were located in front of the rear wheels.
They were confident about the design saying "the reliability and power of its 12 cylinder engine have become legendary, and the rigidity and strength of the chassis have been amply demonstrated.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ferrari
Type of car Race car
Year 1964-1966
Highest auction price 1964 Ferrari 250LM, $5.908M, May 2008
Number built 32 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.65 lb/hp
Maximum hp 320 HP @ 7,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,285 cc
Cylinders V12
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.7:1
Bore/stroke 3.03 in / 2.31 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 180 mph

design

Chief designer Pininfarina

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,808 lb
Width 66.9 in
Height 43.9 in
Length 161 in
Front track width 53.1 in
Wheelbase 94.5 in
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