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Ferrari 250 GT Convertible 2

(1959 model)

Brief specs of 1959 Ferrari 250 GT Convertible 2

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, 2952 cm3 / 180.1 cu in / 180.1 cu in, 177.0 kW / 237.4 hp / 237.4 hp @ 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm, 262.0 N·m / 193.2 lb·ft / 193.2 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FerrariIssued from1959
Model250 GT Convertible 2Issued until
Serie250Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFerrariCountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4980 mm / 196.1 in / 196.1 inTotal (curb) weight1200 kg / 2646 lb / 2646 lb
Width1710 mm / 67.3 in / 67.3 inDry weight
Height1350 mm / 53.1 in / 53.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2610 mm / 102.8 in / 102.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity114 l / 25.1 UK gal / 30.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.91  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.96 m2 / 21.1 sq ft / 21.1 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 Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 12 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement2952 cm3 / 180.1 cu in / 180.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power177.0 kW / 237.4 hp / 237.4 hp at 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque262.0 N·m / 193.2 lb·ft / 193.2 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)70.8 kW / 94.9 hp / 94.9 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output60.0 kW/l / 1.318 bhp/cu in / 1.318 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque88.8 N·m/l / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio200.8 kW/ton / 152.1 bhp/ton / 152.1 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 locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Ferrari 250 GT Convertible 2

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