1953 Ferrari 375 Mille Miglia

This car has a 2 door coupé body style styled by Pininfarina with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The power is produced by a dry sumped naturally aspirated engine of 4.5 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, a 60 degree V 12 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 335 bhp (340 PS/250 kW) of power at 7000 rpm, and maximum torque of 412 N·m (304 lb·ft/42 kgm) at 5000 rpm. It features dry sump-type lubrication. The engine transmits power to the wheels compliments of a 4 speed manual transmission. The stated weight at the kerb is 900 kg.

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1953 Ferrari 375 Mille Miglia information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4320 mm
How heavy?
900 kg
What size engine?
4.5 litre, 4523 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
340 PS / 335 bhp / 250 kW @ 7000 rpm
How much torque?
412 Nm / 304 ft.lb / 42 kgm @ 5000 rpm

Ferrari 375 models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 4M 4523 cm3 340 PS 335 bhp 250 kW 1050 kg
1953 Ferrari 375 Mille Miglia data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2600 mm 102.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1325 mm 52.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1320 mm 52 inches
Length 4320 mm 170.1 inches
Width 1525 mm 60 inches
Height 1320 mm 52 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 900 kg 1984 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 140 litres 30.8 UK Gal 37 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders V 12 in 60° vee
Capacity 4.5 litre
4523 cc
(276.01 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84 × 68 mm
3.31 × 2.68 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.24
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 340 PS (335 bhp) (250 kW)
at 7000 rpm
Specific output 74.1 bhp/litre
1.21 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 412 Nm (304 ft·lb) (42 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque 91.09 Nm/litre
1.1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 3 Weber 42 DCZ carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1144.7 kPa (166 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 376.92 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 377.4 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
277.57 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
372.22 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.17 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 3.6 kg/kW
6.02 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.TL.
Rear suspension LA.LongLS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 6.00-16
Tyres rear 7.50-16
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.00
general
Carfolio.com ID305492
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 52.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1953 Ferrari 375 Mille Miglia added 2013-02-04.
Last modified 2013-02-28.