1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial SI

The 500 Mondial SI is an automobile from Ferrari, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door coupé body style. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 2 litre capacity. This powerplant features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 160 bhp (162 PS/119 kW) of power at 7000 rpm. Its quoted weight at the kerb is 750 kg.

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Ferrari 500 Mondial SI
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Key facts

1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial SI information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How heavy?
750 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1985 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
162 PS / 160 bhp / 119 kW @ 7000 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

Ferrari 500 models

2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 1985 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 680 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 1985 cm3 172 PS 170 bhp 127 kW 720 kg
1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial SI data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2250 mm 88.6 inches
Track/tread (front) 1278 mm 50.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1284 mm 50.6 inches
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 750 kg 1653 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1985 cc
(121.132 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90 × 78 mm
3.54 × 3.07 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 162 PS (160 bhp) (119 kW)
at 7000 rpm
Specific output 80.6 bhp/litre
1.32 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 2 We carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 496.25 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 216.3 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
159.08 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
213.33 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.29 kg/kW
10.5 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 ID69608
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial SI added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.