1952 Ferrari 250 MM

The 250 MM is an automobile from Ferrari, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a Pininfarina-styled 2 door coupé body style. It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 3 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 12 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 247 bhp (250 PS/184 kW) of power at 7200 rpm. This power is delivered to the wheels via a 4 speed manual transmission. It weighs a claimed 900 kg at the kerb. Its maximum speed claimed is 232 km/h or 144 mph.

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1952 Ferrari 250 MM information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4250 mm
How heavy?
900 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2953 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
250 PS / 247 bhp / 184 kW @ 7200 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
How fast?
232 km/h, 144 mph

Ferrari 250 models

Ferrari 250 GTO -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 2953 cm3 300 PS 296 bhp 221 kW 878 kg
Ferrari 250 LM -
2 door fixed-head coupé MR 5M 3286 cm3 320 PS 316 bhp 236 kW 850 kg
Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2953 cm3 250 PS 247 bhp 184 kW 1020 kg
Ferrari 250 GT SWB -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2953 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 957 kg
Ferrari 250 GT SWB -
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2953 cm3 280 PS 276 bhp 206 kW 957 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2963 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW 800 kg
1952 Ferrari 250 MM data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2400 mm 94.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1300 mm 51.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1320 mm 52 inches
Length 4250 mm 167.3 inches
Width 1650 mm 65 inches
Height 1200 mm 47.2 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 900 kg 1984 lb
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 3 litre
2953 cc
(180.203 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 73 × 58.8 mm
2.87 × 2.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.24
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 250 PS (247 bhp) (184 kW)
at 7200 rpm
Specific output 83.6 bhp/litre
1.37 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 2 Weber 36 IF/4e carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 246.08 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 232 km/h (144 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 278.26 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
204.65 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
274.44 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.12 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.89 kg/kW
8.16 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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 640 x 15
Tyres rear 640 x 15
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.00
general
Carfolio.com ID56881
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 39.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1952 Ferrari 250 MM added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.