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Ferrari 225 S Berlinetta Vignale s/n 0152EL

Ferrari 225 S Berlinetta Vignale s/n 0152EL

Ferrari 225 S Vignale Berlinetta s/n 0152EL

Ferrari 225 S Vignale Berlinetta s/n 0152EL

Ferrari 225 S Vignale Spyder s/n 0154ED

Ferrari 225 S Vignale Spyder s/n 0154ED

Ferrari 225 S Vignale Spyder s/n 0160ED

Ferrari 225 S Vignale Spyder s/n 0160ED

Ferrari 225 S Vignale Berlinetta s/n 0164ED

Ferrari 225 S Vignale Berlinetta s/n 0164ED

Ferrari 225 S Touring Barchetta s/n 0166ED

Ferrari 225 S Touring Barchetta s/n 0166ED

Ferrari 225 S Vignale Berlinetta s/n 0170ET

Ferrari 225 S Vignale Berlinetta s/n 0170ET

Ferrari 225 S Vignale Spyder s/n 0172ET

Ferrari 225 S Vignale Spyder s/n 0172ET

The Biggs Ferrari 225 S Vignale Spyder s/n 0220ED

The Biggs Ferrari 225 S Vignale Spyder s/n 0220ED

 

The Ferrari 225 Export was powered by a 2.7 liter which produced 212 bhp at 7,200 rpm. 20 cars carried Vignale body work, 1 was wearing a barcheta body by Touring.

The 225 Sport was raced by private teams winning major events. Pierre Boncompagni "Pagnibon" won, Montlhery, Nimes. Antonio Brivio Sforza won his class in the 1952 Mille Miglia. In 1952 the GP Monaco was open only for sportscars the GP was won by Vittorio Marzotto. Pietro Palmieri won 5 hillclimbs. Roberto Bonomi finished 1st OA in the Buenos Aires Sports Car Race, Jean Lucas won several french races. Eugenio Castellotti finished 1st in the GP of Portugal and won the Trofeo Sardo. Dr. Augusto Caraceni won the Italian Hill Climb Championship, Paolo Marzotto the demanding Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti, Giro della Calabria and Circuito di Senigallia. Count Sterzi contributed his share to the 225 S success story 3 more OA wins at the Coppa della Toscana, Bolzano-Mendola hillclimb and the Coppa InterEuropa, Monza. Edmund P. Lunken added US success with a win in Janesville, this car was raced in Sebring and in Road America 500 this was in a barn fire and was several years later cut in half and dumped in a ravine. Bobbie Baird brought home the UK laurels and in the follwoing this car won in Mendoza driven by Carlos Lostalˇ.

Overall lovely, little, fast cars ... very nice to drive.

... Ferrari 225 S Register >>>

Production Numbers

Touring Barchetta

1

0166ED

Vignale Spyder

9

0154ED, 0160ED, 0162ED, 0176ED, 0180ED, 0200ED, 0214ED, 0216ED, 0220ED

 

5

0172ET, 0192ET, 0194ET, 0198ET, 0218ET

Sub

15

 

Vignale Berlinetta

1

0152EL

 

3

0164ED, 0168ED, 0178ED

 

2

0170ET, 0190ET

Sub

6

 

Total

21

 


Technical Specifications

Engine

Type Construction Number

250

Engine

60░ V12, front longitudinal, light alloy cylinder block and head

Timing gear

2 valves per cylinder, single overhead camshaft per cylinder bank

Bore and stroke

70 x 58.8 mm

Total displacement

2,715.46 cc

Unitary displacement

226.28 cc

Compression ratio

8.5:1

Maximum power

210 bhp at 7,200 rpm

Transmission

Dry, multi-plate clutch, 5-speed gearbox + reverse, conventional differential

Chassis

Chassis

Elliptical-section steel tubes

Front suspension

Independent, double wishbones, transverse lower leaf spring

Rear suspension

Live axle, double semi-elliptic longitudinal leaf springs

Wheelbase

2,250 mm

Front track

1,278 mm

Rear track

1,250 mm

Kerb weight

850 kg


Test Sheet

Chassis

Type

Bore x Stroke

Displacement

Maximum Power

0194ET

225

70.0 x 58.8

2715

212 hp @ 7200