1952 Ferrari 340 MM

This vehicle has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet type body with a front mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The power is produced by a dry sumped 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 develops 300 bhp (304 PS/224 kW) of power at 6600 rpm. Lubrication is of the dry sump-type.

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Key facts

1952 Ferrari 340 MM information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
What size engine?
4.1 litre, 4102 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
304 PS / 300 bhp / 224 kW @ 6600 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
1952 Ferrari 340 MM data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2500 mm 98.4 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
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 304 PS (300 bhp) (224 kW)
at 6600 rpm
Specific output 73.1 bhp/litre
1.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
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
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
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID69245
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 47.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1952 Ferrari 340 MM added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.