246 P F1
Formula 1 racing car.
Years of activity
Monaco Grand Prix of 29.5.1960.
Type 171 (derived from the 134). Rear-mounted. 6 cylinders in 65° V, light alloy cylinder block and head, press-fitted cast iron cylinder liners, 132 mm connecting rod, water cooled.
Bore and stroke
85 x 71 mm.
Unitary and total capacity
402.889 / 2,417.337 cc.
Max. power output
263 bhp at 8,300 rpm.
2 valves per cylinder, 2 overhead camshafts per bank of cylinders, chain drive.
Single with 3 Weber 42 DCN twin-choke downdraft carburettors.
Double with a single Marelli magneto.
Forced, dry sump.
Rear. Multi-plate clutch behind 543 gearbox with 5 speeds + reverse. Self-locking differential.
Variable depending on racing circuit.
Type 534, tubular.
Double wishbones: double triangles, coil springs, telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar.
Double wishbones: double triangles, coil springs and coaxial telescopic dampers.
Rack and pinion.
Dunlop discs on all four wheels with hydraulic control.
Front 5.25x15î, rear 6.50x15î - Dunlop.
Spoked. Front RW 3560, rear RW 3625.
1,200 mm / 1,200 mm.
Weight with water and oil
Fuel tank 150 litres
2 side tanks. Petrol NO.100/150.
Single-seater aluminium body.