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1948→1948 Ferrari 166 Sport

Ferrari 166 Sport

1948 Ferrari 166 Sport

The Tipo 166 two-litre engine spawned a whole range of sports and single-seater models. In fact, the 166 Sport provided a crossover point between the two categories because, as the Ferrari catalogue of the day pointed out, it could be adapted for international races (hence the name Inter) for two-seater and single-seater sports cars. This was possible thanks to the fact that the lights and the mudguards could be attached and detached to suit the rules, making this a multipurpose model.

1948→1948 Ferrari 166 Sport


In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
type Racing Car
production years 1948 – 1948
released at 1948 Giro di Sicilia
built at Turin, Italy
body stylist Ermete Bruno
coachbuilder Allemano
production 2
engine V12
displacement 1995 cc / 121.7 in³
bore 60 mm / 2.36 in
stroke 58.8 mm / 2.31 in
compression 7.5:1
power 82.0 kw / 110.0 bhp @ 6000 rpm
specific output 55.14 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 137.5 bhp per tonne
front brakes Hydraulic Drums
rear brakes Hydraulic Drums
steering Worm & Sector
curb weight 800 kg / 1764 lbs
transmission 5-Speed Manual