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  Ferrari 158 F1
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1964
Numbers built:2
Designed by:Mauro Forghieri
Predecessor:Ferrari 156 F1 'Aero'
Successor:Ferrari 1512 F1
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:March 13, 2017
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Engine
Configuration Tipo 205/B 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 1,489 cc / 90.9 cu in
Bore / Stroke 67.0 mm (2.6 in) / 52.8 mm (2.1 in)
Compression 10.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Bosch Fuel Injection
Ignition Twin Spark
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 210 bhp / 157 KW @ 11,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 141 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium body
Chassis aluminium semi-monocoque with semi-stressed engine
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension lower wishbones, top links, twin trailing arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion
Front Brakes ventilated discs
Rear brakes ventilated discs, in-board
Gearbox 6 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 468 kilo / 1,032 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,950 mm (155.5 in) / N/A / 768 mm (30.2 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,380 mm (93.7 in) / 1,350 mm (53.1 in) / 1,350 mm (53.1 in)
Fuel tank 125 Litre (33 Gallon US / 27.5 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) 7 x 13 / 8.5 x 13
Tyres (fr/r) Dunlop 6.5 - 13 / 7 - 13

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.45 bhp / kg
Top Speed 270 km/h (168 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1964 German Grand Prix (John Surtees in 0005)
1964 Italian Grand Prix (John Surtees in 0006)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • 1½-Litre Grand Prix Racing - Low Power, High Tech, by Mark Whitelock
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