1956 Ferrari 625 LM


1956 Ferrari 625 LM

1956 Ferrari 625 LM

When the 1958 LeMans regulations limited displacement of the prototype catagory to 2.5 litres, Ferrari fit three old cars with the inline-4 from the 625 F1.

At the same time, Touring added a full-width windscreen, fog lights and an scoop on the hood near the driver.

Unfortunately, the three cars did not have enough power to match Jaguar at Le Mans.

These cars were the last Ferraris bodied by Touring of Milan and featured some uncharacteristic wheel arches.

1956 Ferrari 625 LM

In Detail

submitted byRichard Owen
typeRacing Car
built atModena, Italy
coachbuilderCarrozzeria Touring
production3
engineInline-4
valvetrainDOHC 2 Valves / Cyl
displacement2498 cc / -1.0 in³
bore94 mm / 3.7 in
stroke90 mm / 3.54 in
compression9.0:1
power167.8 kw / 225.0 bhp @ 6200 rpm
specific output90.07 bhp per litre
bhp/weight321.43 bhp per tonne
driven wheelsFront Engine
front brakesHydraulic Drums
rear brakesHydraulic Drums
steeringWorm & Wheel
curb weight700 kg / 1543 lbs
wheelbase2250 mm / 88.6 in
front track1308 mm / 51.5 in
rear track1250 mm / 49.2 in
transmission4-Speed Manual
top speed~250 kph / 155.3 mph