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Ferrari 250 LM

(1963 model)

Brief specs of 1963 Ferrari 250 LM

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 24-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 3286 cm3 / 200.5 cu in / 200.5 cu in, 238.6 kW / 320.0 hp / 320.0 hp @ 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm, 313.0 N·m / 230.9 lb·ft / 230.9 lb·ft @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 290 km/h / 180 mph / 180 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FerrariIssued from1963
Model250 LMIssued until
Serie250Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFerrariCountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerPininfarinaCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4050 l / 143.02 cu ft / 143.02 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4090 mm / 161.0 in / 161.0 inTotal (curb) weight850 kg / 1874 lb / 1874 lb
Width1700 mm / 66.9 in / 66.9 inDry weight
Height1115 mm / 43.9 in / 43.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2400 mm / 94.5 in / 94.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1351 mm / 53.2 in / 53.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1339 mm / 52.7 in / 52.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity140 l / 30.8 UK gal / 37.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.61 m2 / 17.3 sq ft / 17.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders12
Engine TypeV engine (Inline, 12 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerFerrariValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore77.0 mm / 3.03 in / 3.03 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke58.8 mm / 2.31 in / 2.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.31
Fuel supply6 We carbsEngine displacement3286 cm3 / 200.5 cu in / 200.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity273.83 cm3/cylinder / 16.710 cu in/cylinder / 16.710 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power238.6 kW / 320.0 hp / 320.0 hp at 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque313.0 N·m / 230.9 lb·ft / 230.9 lb·ft at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)95.4 kW / 128.0 hp / 128.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output72.6 kW/l / 1.596 bhp/cu in / 1.596 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque95.2 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed290 km/h / 180 mph / 180 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio376.5 kW/ton / 285.2 bhp/ton / 285.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Coil springs, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rearIndependent, Coil springs, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ferrari 250 LM

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