|1962 Ferrari 250 GTO|
They built 39 units of which three of them had a 4-liter engine. Meanwhile, the second series made three cars with a completely new body in 1963. They also converted four vehicles in the first series as additional units.
Ferrari 250 GTO Engine and Performance
The engine capacity of 2953 cc V12 was standard with a single cam in each bank, an alloy block, two valves per cylinder, and heads and was fed by twin carburetors 6-Weber 38DCN.
The engine was able to produce 290bhp @ 7,400rpm regardless of different results for different racing trim levels.
Apparently, for homologation purposes, the front used an independent wishbone setup suspension and maintained the live rear axle of the SWB.
Championship racing achievements
In 1962, 1963, and 1964, the Ferrari 250 GTO had made an extraordinary achievement by winning it. Many prestigious races were successfully conquered, such as:
- 1000 km of Nurburging in 1963 and 1964
- Targa Florio in the 63-64 period
- 1964 at the Tour de France
- 1962-1963 at Lemans 24 hours
- 63-64 at Sebring 12 hours