Formula 1 racing car.
Years of activity
Belgian Grand prix of 18.6.1950.
Type 275. 12 cylinders in 60° V. Front-mounted. Light alloy cylinder head and block, head in block with upper part of cylinders, screw-fitted cylinder liners, water cooled.
Bore and stroke
72 x 68 mm.
Unitary and total capacity
276.86 / 3,322.3 cc.
Max. power output
300 bhp at 7,300 rpm.
2 valves per cylinder, 1 overhead camshaft per bank of cylinders, chain drive.
3 Weber 42 DCF twin-choke carburettors.
Single, 2 Marelli magnetos.
Forced. Dry sump.
Rear. Multi-plate clutch. Gearbox with 4 speeds + reverse in block with self-locking differential.
Variable depending on racing circuit.
Tubular with elliptic section longitudinals.
Double wishbones, double triangles, transverse lower leaf springs, Houdaille lever dampers.
De Dion axle, transverse lower leaf spring, 2 longitudinal struts, Houdaille lever dampers.
Worm and sector.
Bimetallic drums on all four wheels, hydraulic control.
Front 5.50x16î, rear 7.00x16î. Pirelli.
1,278 / 1,250 mm.
Weight with water and oil
195 litres of mixture. Rear-mounted.
Aluminium single-seater body.