Ferrari 375 America 

  • built in Italy
  • 1953-1954
  • 296 HP 4.5L
  • 155 mph
Despite the increased bulk, the car had a top speed of 250 kph.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Ferrari 375 America

Top speed

375 America
155 mph
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Ferrari 375 America

Number built

375 America
14 cars
300 cars


375 America
296 HP
987 HP

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Ferrari 375 America
Ferrari's top model in 1953 was the 375 and it was reserved for their most important clientele.
Despite the increased bulk, the car had a top speed of 250 kph.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Ferrari
Type of car Production car
Year 1953-1954
Highest auction price 1953 Ferrari 375 America Coupe by Carrozzeria Vignale, $2.0M, August 2011
Number built 14 cars


Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,530 lb
Width 52.2 in
Height 52 in
Length 110.2 in
Front track width 52.2 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in

road tests

Top speed 155 mph

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.55 lb/hp
Maximum hp 296 HP @ 6,300 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system worm&wheel


Displacement 4,500 cc
Cylinders V12
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.4:1
Bore/stroke 3.31 in / 2.7 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 2 valves
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