Ferrari 500 TR 

  • built in Italy
  • 1956
  • 180 HP 2.0L
  • 140 mph
 
Ferrari moved the transmission up towards the engine, with a live axle type rear end.
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The move to a live axle seems a step backwards, but the simplicity of the suspension provided for increased reliability and adjusting.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Ferrari 500 TR

Top speed

500 TR
140 mph
Venom GT
270 mph
Agera R
260 mph

Data points Key details of the Ferrari 500 TR

Horsepower

500 TR
180 HP
Venom GT
1,200 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP

Torque

500 TR
151 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
Agera R
888 ft-lb

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Ferrari 500 TR

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Ferrari moved the transmission up towards the engine, with a live axle type rear end.
The engine used in the 500 TR was the Lampredi-designed inline-4.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ferrari
Type of car Race car
Year 1956

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.33 lb/hp
Maximum hp 180 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Maximum torque 151 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,499 lb
Width 64.5 in
Height 38 in
Length 155 in
Front track width 51.5 in
Wheelbase 88.6 in

road tests

Top speed 140 mph

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

engine

Displacement 1,984 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.75:1
Bore/stroke 3.54 in / 3.07 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 valves
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