1952 Ferrari 212 Export

The Ferrari 212 Export is a coupé designed by Vignale with 2 doors and a front mounted powerplant which supplies the power to the rear wheels. Its 2.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 12 cylinder that develops 148 bhp (150 PS/110 kW) of power at 6500 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels compliments of a 5 speed manual gearbox. Its claimed kerb weight is 800 kg.

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Ferrari 212 Export -
Ferrari 212 Export
Image courtesy of BMW
Ferrari 212 Export -
Ferrari 212 Export
Image courtesy of BMW

Key facts

1952 Ferrari 212 Export information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
3850 mm
How heavy?
800 kg
What size engine?
2.6 litre, 2562 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
150 PS / 148 bhp / 110 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

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1952 Ferrari 212 Export data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerVignale
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2250 mm 88.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1270 mm 50 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1250 mm 49.2 inches
Length 3850 mm 151.6 inches
Width 1450 mm 57.1 inches
Height 1100 mm 43.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 800 kg 1764 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 120 litres 26.4 UK Gal 31.7 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 150 PS (148 bhp) (110 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output 57.8 bhp/litre
0.95 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 3 Weber 32 DCF carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
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)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 187.57 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
137.95 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
185 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.25 kg/kW
12.11 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.2xSE.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 5.90-15
Tyres rear 5.90-15
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 4.66
general
Carfolio.com ID40535
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1952 Ferrari 212 Export added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.