Formula 1 racing car.
Years of activity
International ì200î Race, Aintree, of 18.4.1959
Type 155/59. 6 cylinders in 65° V. Front-mounted. Light alloy cylinder block and head, press-fitted cast iron wet cylinder liners, 135 mm connecting rod, water cooled.
Bore and stroke
86 x 71 mm.
Unitary and total capacity
412.424 / 2,474.548 cc.
Max. power output
295 bhp at 8,600 rpm.
2 valves per cylinder, 2 overhead camshafts per bank of cylinders, chain drive.
Single per cylinder with 3 Weber 45 DCN twin-choke carburettors.
Double with Marelli twin magneto and Marchal 32 HFS sparkplugs.
Forced, dry sump.
Rear. Dry, multi-plate clutch, hydraulic control, 528/B gearbox with 5 speeds + reverse, rear-mounted in block with self-locking differential.
Variable depending on racing circuit.
Type 528/B. Steel tube frame.
Double wishbones: double triangles, coil springs, coaxial Koni telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar.
De Dion axle, reaction arms, coil springs and coaxial Koni telescopic dampers.
Gemmer France rack and pinion.
Dunlop discs on all four wheels with hydraulic control.
Front 5.50x16î, rear 7.00x16î. Dunlop.
Spoked. Front 4.5Kx16î, rear 5.5Kx16î.
1,240 mm / 1,300 mm.
Weight with water and oil
Fuel tank (litres)
150 in centre tank, 17 in side tanks.
Single-seater aluminium body.