Ferrari 290 S (1957)

Layout Front mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive
Engine 3.5 L (3490.61 cc) Tipo 136 Jano V12
Power output 330 PS
Transmission 4-speed manual
Wheelbase 2,350 mm (92.5 in)


Characteristics Ferrari 290S
Engine:  Four-stroke 12-cylinder front engine
Cooling:  Water
Displacement :  3490.6 cm³
Bore × Stroke:  73 × 69.5mm
Compression:  9:1
Valve control:  2 overhead camshafts per cylinder bank, 2 valves per cylinder
Carburettor:  6 Weber double carburettors 42DCN or 3 Solex quadruple carburettors C40PII
Perfomance:  330 hp at 8,000 rpm
Maximum torque:   
Power transmission:  4-speed gearbox (not synchronized) plus reverse gear, transaxle design
Frame and body:  Oval tubular steel frame, with tubular grille in the middle
Front suspension:  Independent suspension on double wishbones, coil springs, hydraulic Houdaille shock absorbers
Rear suspension:  De Dion axle on transverse leaf springs, hydraulic Houdaille shock absorbers
Brakes:  hydraulic aluminum drum brakes
Track width front/rear:  1316/1286mm
Wheelbase :  2350mm
Tire size front/rear:  6×16/7×16
Length × width × height:   
Curb weight (without driver):  800kg
Maximum speed:  up to 260 km/h


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