The Ferrari 196 Dino was the first Ferrari sports car to receive the V6 engine. Essentially the new V6 resembled half a V12 at a 1.9-liter capacity.
The 196 Dino was briefly raced by the factory with little success. It was also the only Ferrari sports car that used the Dino V6 in the front of the car. A similar car, the 196 SP was released in 1961. It featured the same engine in the rear of the car.