1970 ferrari 512m




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    In Ferrari began production of the S to challenge the Porsche opposition. It was named after its 5-liter V12 engine and the Sport class.

    1970 ferrari 512m

    1970 ferrari 512m

    The had been disassembled for parts, used for the construction of the Pininfarina Ferrari Modulo , and likely remains under that body in Pininfarina's museum. It made its debut at Daytona, the season opener, where it easily captured pole position. Of those cars, fitted with the traditional even chassis numbers, ranging from [6] to , 19 were raced in , five of them being spyders. The fiberglass body's round shape was reminiscent of the it replaced.

    1970 ferrari 512m

    1970 ferrari 512m

    1970 ferrari 512m

    1970 ferrari 512m

    1970 ferrari 512m

    - Ferrari M - Images, Specifications and Information

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    Ferrari S Year: Wouter Melissen Last updated: October 29, Download: Prototypes were restricted by a three-litre displacement limit and a new class of limited production GT cars with a maximum displacement of five litres was created. To be homologated for the GT-class at least 50 examples needed to be constructed, but from that number was reduced to With the three litre Formula 1 V12 engine available, Ferrari's choice to produce a prototype racer was fully understandable.

    1970 ferrari 512m

    The new P was ready for the season opener at Daytona, where it scored the pole position and finished first in its class. Although the P proved quick straight out of the box, it was abandoned after Porsche debuted the at Le Mans in June of that year.

    Quick in practice, the proved horribly underdeveloped with fatal consequences on the first lap of the race. The 's pace did however convince Ferrari to build a new GT racer of their own. Unlike Porsche, whose initial engine displaced around 4. With four valves per cylinder, quad cams and a Lucas Fuel Injection system, the new Type engine followed the design of the team's Formula 1 engines closely. For reliability reasons, the engine was not as highly tuned as the F1 units, but with bhp available, it was no slouch.

    1970 ferrari 512m

    Modifications were carried through on the engine and at the end of its career it produced well over bhp. The chassis was made up of an aluminium spaceframe front section and a rear subframe to support the engine and the rear suspension.

    It was essentially a development of the P chassis, with modifications made to carry the larger engine and to qualify for the GT-class. GT requirements included the addition of a spare wheel and a different windscreen. The fiberglass body's round shape was reminiscent of the it replaced.

    At its debut, the package weighed kg, which was substantially more than its more powerful, air-cooled rival from Stuttgart. Poor weather dogged the new S' testing all through the winter, with the team rarely finding a dry piece of track.

    1970 ferrari 512m

    Testing was more important than ever, as the half year development gap with Porsche had to be covered before the Daytona 24 Hours season opener in January When Mario Andretti drove the first bit of dry track at the Daytona test week, he clocked a time less than one second adrift from the Porsches.

    The speed was clearly there, only one problem remained; homologation. On the morning of the deadline, Ferrari presented 17 completed examples and parts for the remaining 8 cars. Add your comments on the Ferrari M. Ferrari GT4 BB. Fiat Abarth Zagato Coupe. Fiat 8V Zagato Coupe. Lancia Stratos HF Stradale.

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