1962 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso

The Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso is a coupé designed by Pininfarina with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits the power through the rear wheels. The 3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 12 cylinder unit that produces 247 bhp (250 PS/184 kW) of power at 7500 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 4 speed manual 'box. Its quoted kerb weight is 1020 kg. The Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso is claimed to attain a maxiumum speed of 241 km/h (150 mph).

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Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso -
Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso
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Key facts

1962 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4410 mm
How heavy?
1020 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2953 cm3
How many cylinders?
12, V
How much power?
250 PS / 247 bhp / 184 kW @ 7500 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
How quick?
0-60 mph: 8 s
How fast?
241 km/h, 150 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 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
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 2953 cm3 250 PS 247 bhp 184 kW 900 kg

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1962 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
DesignerPininfarina
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2400 mm 94.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1395 mm 54.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1387 mm 54.6 inches
Length 4410 mm 173.6 inches
Width 1651 mm 65 inches
Height 1290 mm 50.8 inches
Ground clearance 119 mm 4.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 1020 kg 2249 lb
Weight distribution 48 % front
fuel tank capacity 114 litres 25.1 UK Gal 30.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ferrari
Engine code Tipo 168
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 7500 rpm
Specific output 83.6 bhp/litre
1.37 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system 3 Weber 36 DCS 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) 6.2 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 8 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 19.50 s
Standing quarter-mile 16.1 s
@ 91 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 241 km/h (150 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 245.52 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
180.58 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
242.16 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.11 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.54 kg/kW
9.25 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 2.800
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.CS.
Rear suspension LA.SE.
Wheel size front 6½L x 15
Wheel size rear 6½L x 15
Tyres front Dunlop 185-15
Tyres rear Dunlop 185-15
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S
Front brake diameter 315 mm
Rear brake diameter 297 mm
Braked area 3697 cm2
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.00
general
Carfolio.com ID88979
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 39.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1962 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso added 2001-11-12.
Last modified 2013-02-28.