Formula 1 racing car.
Years of activity
Italian Grand Prix of 5.9.48.
125 type. 12 cylinders in 60° V, front-mounted, light alloy cylinder block and heads, press-fitted cylinder liners, water cooled.
Bore and stroke
55 x 52.5 mm.
Unitary and total capacity
124.73 / 1,496.77 cc.
Max. power output
230 bhp at 7,000 rpm.
2 valves per cylinder, 1 overhead cam per bank of cylinders with sliding rocker arms and pin springs, chain drive.
Forced. Single-stage Roots displacement compressor, 1 Weber 40 DO 3C triple-choke carburettor.
Single with two Marelli magnetos positioned vertically on the camshafts.
Forced and dry sump.
Rear. Dry, single-plate clutch, 5 speed gearbox + reverse in block with engine, conventional differential.
Variable depending on racing circuit.
Two elliptic section longitudinals and tubular cross members.
Double wishbones, double triangles, lower transverse leaf spring, Houdaille hydraulic dampers.
Swing axle shafts, thrust bars, torsion bar and Houdaille hydraulic dampers.
Worm and sector.
Drums all round with hydraulic control.
Front 5.50x15î, rear 7.00x15î. Pirelli.
1,278 mm / 1,250 mm.
Weight with water and oil
Fuel tank (litres)
Aluminium single-seater body.