Ferrari 340 Mexico Spyder 

  • $15k built in Italy
  • 1952
  • 280 HP 4.1L
  • 174 mph
 
The 340 Mexico was a purpose-built racecar intended for the Carrera Panamerica.
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This engine was first seen in the 340 America having 220 horsepower.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Ferrari 340 Mexico Spyder

Top speed

340 Mexico Spyder
174 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Ferrari 340 Mexico Spyder

Price

340 Mexico Spyder
$15k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Number built

340 Mexico Spyder
1 car
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

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Ferrari 340 Mexico Spyder

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Three of these cars were built utilizing the Lampredi long bock engine.
This engine was first seen in the 340 America having 220 horsepower.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ferrari
Price $14,500
Type of car Race car
Year 1952
Number built 1 car

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.16:1
  2. 2: 1.95:1
  3. 3: 1.4:1
  4. 4: 1:1
  5. 5: 0.91:1
Axle ratio 4:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 406/? 152
Rear wheels 406/? 165

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,984 lb
Width 59.2 in
Height 52.5 in
Length 165.4 in
Front track width 50.3 in
Wheelbase 102.4 in

road tests

Top speed 174 mph

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.09 lb/hp
Maximum hp 280 HP @ 6,600 RPM
Maximum torque 228 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,101 cc
Cylinders V12
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8:1
Bore/stroke 3.15 in / 2.68 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 2 valves
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