1950 Ferrari 340 America Spider

This vehicle has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet type body styled by Vignale with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 4.1 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 12 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 220 bhp (223 PS/164 kW) of power at 6000 rpm. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1200 kg.

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1950 Ferrari 340 America Spider information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How heavy?
1200 kg
What size engine?
4.1 litre, 4102 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
223 PS / 220 bhp / 164 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

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1950 Ferrari 340 America Spider data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
DesignerVignale
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2650 mm 104.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1325 mm 52.2 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1320 mm 52 inches
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 1200 kg 2646 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 4.1 litre
4102 cc
(250.319 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80 × 68 mm
3.15 × 2.68 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 223 PS (220 bhp) (164 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 53.6 bhp/litre
0.88 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system 3 We carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 341.83 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 185.88 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
136.71 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
183.33 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.31 kg/kW
12.22 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
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID59851
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 47.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1950 Ferrari 340 America Spider added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.