Ferrari 500 Mondial Berlinetta 

  • built in Italy
  • 1954
  • 170 HP 2.0L
  • 155 mph
At some point the car was fitted with a Ferrari 500 TR engine, but the original was retained.
Not surprisingly, the same engine was later fitted into sports cars including two very rare Berlinettas.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Ferrari 500 Mondial Berlinetta

Top speed

500 Mondial Berlinetta
155 mph
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Ferrari 500 Mondial Berlinetta

Number built

500 Mondial Berlinetta
2 cars
300 cars


500 Mondial Berlinetta
170 HP
987 HP

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Ferrari 500 Mondial Berlinetta
These cars all used the Scaglietti 'spider' bodywork, but with a new Tipo 111 engine.
For the 1951 season, Lampredi was given the task to design a 2.0 and 2.5 4-cylinder engines that used the same interchangeable parts.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Ferrari
Type of car Race car
Year 1954
Highest auction price 1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Berlinetta, $1.567M, August 2010
Number built 2 cars


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,588 lb
Front track width 50.2 in
Wheelbase 88.5 in

road tests

Top speed 155 mph

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.34 lb/hp
Maximum hp 170 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 1,984 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.5 in / 3.1 in
Valvetrain DOHC
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