1952 Ferrari 212 Inter

The 212 Inter is a road car from Ferrari, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a Vignale-penned 2 door coupé body style. The 2.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 12 cylinder unit that has an output of 168 bhp (170 PS/125 kW) of power at 6500 rpm, and maximum torque of 206 N·m (152 lb·ft/21 kgm) at 5250 rpm. The engine drives the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox. It is said to be able to manage a top speed of 200 km/h (124 mph).

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1952 Ferrari 212 Inter information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
What size engine?
2.6 litre, 2562 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
170 PS / 168 bhp / 125 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
206 Nm / 152 ft.lb / 21 kgm @ 5250 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.05 s
How fast?
200 km/h, 124 mph

Ferrari 212 models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 5M 2562 cm3 170 PS 168 bhp 125 kW 1000 kg

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1952 Ferrari 212 Inter data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerVignale
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2600 mm 102.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1278 mm 50.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1250 mm 49.2 inches
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 105 litres 23.1 UK Gal 27.7 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 2.6 litre
2562 cc
(156.343 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 68 × 58.8 mm
2.68 × 2.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.16
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 170 PS (168 bhp) (125 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output 65.6 bhp/litre
1.07 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 206 Nm (152 ft·lb) (21 kgm)
at 5250 rpm
Specific torque 80.41 Nm/litre
0.97 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 3 Weber 32 DCF carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1010.4 kPa (146.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 213.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 5.2 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.05 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 200 km/h (124 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 4.50 x 15
Wheel size rear 4.50 x 15
Tyres front 6.40-15
Tyres rear 6.40-15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.91
Final drive ratio 4.67
general
Carfolio.com ID40513
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1952 Ferrari 212 Inter added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.