1948 Ferrari 166 MM

The 166 MM is a motor vehicle from Ferrari, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style. Its 2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 12 cylinder that develops 140 bhp (142 PS/104 kW) of power at 6600 rpm. A 5 speed manual 'box supplies the power to the wheels. Top claimed speed is 201 km/h or 125 mph.

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Ferrari 166 MM
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Key facts

1948 Ferrari 166 MM information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
What size engine?
2 litre, 1995 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
142 PS / 140 bhp / 104 kW @ 6600 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
How quick?
0-60 mph: 10 s
How fast?
201 km/h, 125 mph
1948 Ferrari 166 MM data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2200 mm 86.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1270 mm 50 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1250 mm 49.2 inches
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders V 12
Capacity 2 litre
1995 cc
(121.742 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 60 × 58.8 mm
2.36 × 2.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.02
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 142 PS (140 bhp) (104 kW)
at 6600 rpm
Specific output 70.2 bhp/litre
1.15 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system 3 We carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 166.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 7.3 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 10 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 25.00 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 201 km/h (125 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.85
Final drive ratio 4.66
general
Carfolio.com ID35299
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 26.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1948 Ferrari 166 MM added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.