Take the good with the bad

So yesterday I went on about how I hate the X6…..ewwww. So I figure I should even things out by posting something pleasant. Here is my favorite Ferrari ever. Yes, ever. Ever and ever. It’s definately a close race, there are other prancing horses that get my heart fluttering, (in fact, thats almost all of them) but if I had to pick one this would be it.

General specifications
Country of origin Italy
Numbers built 3
Produced in 1963
Body design Pininfarina

Configuration Type 163/566 60º V 12
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 3.967 liter / 242.1 cu in
Bore / Stroke 77.0 mm (3 in) / 71.0 mm (2.8 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed 6 Weber 46 DCN Carburetors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated

Chassis/body body on tubular chassis
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs
Rear suspension live axle, longitudinal leaf springs
Brakes discs, all-round
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Weight 1200 kilo / 2645.5 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2450 mm (96.5 in) / 1359 mm (53.5 in) / 1350 mm (53.1 in)

Performance figures
Power 400 bhp / 298 KW @ 7000 rpm
Torque 326 Nm / 240 ft lbs @ 5000 rpm
BHP/Liter 101 bhp / liter
Power to weight 0.33 bhp / kg
Top Speed 300 km/h / 186 mph

Info via ultimatecarpage.com
photos via lord markus and harold


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