1953 Ferrari 625 TF

The Ferrari 625 TF is a coupé designed by Vignale with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies the power through the rear wheels. Its 2.5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder that produces 217 bhp (220 PS/162 kW) of power at 7000 rpm. It features dry sump-type lubrication. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 4 speed manual 'box. Stated kerb weight is 730 kg. The Ferrari 625 TF is said to be able to attain a top speed of 240 km/h which is 149 mph.


Key facts

1953 Ferrari 625 TF information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How heavy?
730 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2498 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
220 PS / 217 bhp / 162 kW @ 7000 rpm
How much torque?
How fast?
240 km/h, 149 mph
1953 Ferrari 625 TF data
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2250 mm 88.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1278 mm 50.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1284 mm 50.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 730 kg 1609 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.5 litre
2498 cc
(152.437 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 94 × 90 mm
3.7 × 3.54 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 220 PS (217 bhp) (162 kW)
at 7000 rpm
Specific output 86.9 bhp/litre
1.42 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 2 Weber 50 DCOA3 carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 624.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 240 km/h (149 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 301.39 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
221.67 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
297.26 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.13 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.51 kg/kW
7.54 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.TL.
Rear suspension dD.SE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 5.25-16
Tyres rear 6.00-16
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
Carfolio.com ID305602
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1953 Ferrari 625 TF added 2013-02-04.
Last modified 2013-02-28.