Ferrari 500 TRC 

  • built in Italy
  • 1957
  • 220 HP 2.5L
 
Futhermore coil springs were added to the independent front suspension.
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The engine was designed by Lapredi to a 2-liter displacement.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Ferrari 500 TRC

0-60mph

500 TRC
6 s
Veyron
2.7 s

0-100mph

500 TRC
12 s
Veyron
5.1 s

Data points Key details of the Ferrari 500 TRC

Number built

500 TRC
19 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

Horsepower

500 TRC
220 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

In The News From around the web

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Ferrari 500 TRC

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With the lower engine Sergio Scaglietti made the front nose lower, but also reduced the frontal area which made the car look much more streamlined.
Called the Tipo 518C chassis, the TRC repositioned the engine lower so the bodywork and center of gravity was dropped.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Ferrari
Type of car Race car
Year 1957
Highest auction price 1957 Ferrari 500 TRC Spider by Scaglietti, $3.668M, May 2011
Number built 19 cars

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.65:1
  2. 2: 1.6:1
  3. 3: 1.2:1
  4. 4: 1:1
Axle ratio 3.78:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,601 lb
Front track width 54.3 in
Wheelbase 88.6 in

road tests

0-60mph 6 s
0-100mph 12 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.28 lb/hp
Maximum hp 220 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 190 ft-lb @ 5,400 RPM
Max RPM 6,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,498 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 3.54 in
Valvetrain DOHC
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