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Model

246 P F1


Type


Formula 1 racing car.

Years of activity


1960.

First race


Monaco Grand Prix of 29.5.1960.

Engine


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.

Compression ratio


10:1.

Max. power output


263 bhp at 8,300 rpm.

Timing gear


2 valves per cylinder, 2 overhead camshafts per bank of cylinders, chain drive.

Fuel feed


Single with 3 Weber 42 DCN twin-choke downdraft carburettors.

Ignition


Double with a single Marelli magneto.

Lubrication


Forced, dry sump.

Transmission


Rear. Multi-plate clutch behind 543 gearbox with 5 speeds + reverse. Self-locking differential.

Gear ratios


Variable depending on racing circuit.

Frame


Type 534, tubular.

Front suspension


Double wishbones: double triangles, coil springs, telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar.

Rear suspension


Double wishbones: double triangles, coil springs and coaxial telescopic dampers.

Steering


Rack and pinion.

Brakes


Dunlop discs on all four wheels with hydraulic control.

Tyres


Front 5.25x15, rear 6.50x15 - Dunlop.

Rims


Spoked. Front RW 3560, rear RW 3625.

Wheelbase


2,300 mm.

Front/rear track


1,200 mm / 1,200 mm.

Weight with water and oil


452 kg.

Fuel tank 150 litres


2 side tanks. Petrol NO.100/150.

Bodywork


Single-seater aluminium body.