1949 Ferrari Tipo 166 Inter by Stabilimenti Farina

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The Tipo 166 was the first of a distinguished line of Ferrari road/racing cars and to Gioacchino Colombo must go the credit for the design of the 60-degree V12 engine. With its single overhead camshaft and hairpin valve springs and wet cylinder liners, Colombo’s engine design was to be adopted for a long line of successful competition and road-going sports cars.

The chassis was tubular, with independent front suspension and conservative leaf rear springs. The five-speed gearbox Read More

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