Ferrari 375 America Coupé Speciale 

  • 1955
  • 330 HP 5.0L
  • 150 mph
 
As the last 375 America, chassis 0355AL was built to impress, and it did so upon release at the Turin Salon in April 1955.
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The Aurelio Lampredi-designed V12 was first used in some of Ferarri's most fierce sports prototypes.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Ferrari 375 America Coupé Speciale

Top speed

375 America Coupé Speciale
150 mph
Venom GT
270 mph
Agera R
260 mph

Data points Key details of the Ferrari 375 America Coupé Speciale

Horsepower

375 America Coupé Speciale
330 HP
Venom GT
1,200 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP

Torque

375 America Coupé Speciale
320 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
Agera R
888 ft-lb

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Ferrari 375 America Coupé Speciale

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This 4505cc engine, helped most the 375s reach the 150mph mark, a remarkable figure for the period.
It was the 340 America which introduced the Aurelio Lampredi-designed V12, sometimes call the long block, to the Ferrari's production chassis.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ferrari
Year 1955
Highest auction price 1955 Ferrari 375 America Berlinetta, $198k, January 2005

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.09 lb/hp
Maximum hp 330 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 320 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM
Max RPM 6,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,000 lb
Front track width 52.2 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in

road tests

Top speed 150 mph

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

engine

Displacement 4,961 cc
Cylinders V12
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 3.46 in / 2.52 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 2 valves
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