1955 Ferrari 410 Super America

The 410 Super America is a rear wheel drive Pininfarina designed coupé car with a front located engine, produced by Ferrari. Its 5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 12 cylinder that produces 335 bhp (340 PS/250 kW) of power at 6000 rpm. A 4 speed manual gearbox supplies the power to the wheels. Quoted kerb weight is 1100 kg. The Ferrari 410 Super America is claimed to achieve a top speed of 249 km/h (155 mph).


Key facts

1955 Ferrari 410 Super America information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How heavy?
1100 kg
What size engine?
5 litre, 4963 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
340 PS / 335 bhp / 250 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
How quick?
0-60 mph: 5.6 s
How fast?
249 km/h, 155 mph
1955 Ferrari 410 Super America data
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2800 mm 110.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1455 mm 57.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1450 mm 57.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 1100 kg 2425 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code
Cylinders V 12 in 60° vee
Capacity 5 litre
4963 cc
(302.861 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 68 mm
3.46 × 2.68 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.29
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 340 PS (335 bhp) (250 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 67.5 bhp/litre
1.11 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system 3 Weber 40 carburettors
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 413.58 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 4.5 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 5.6 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 12.10 s
Standing quarter-mile 13.9 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 249 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 308.78 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
227.1 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
304.55 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.14 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.4 kg/kW
7.36 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 6.50-16
Tyres rear 6.50-16
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.44
Carfolio.com ID69641
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 57.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1955 Ferrari 410 Super America added before December 1995.
Last modified 2017-02-18.