Ferrari 212 Export

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Ferrari 212 Export
Replica of Ferrari 212 Vignale 2 cropped.jpg
Owerview
ManufacturerFerrari
Production1951
28 producit
Bouk an chassis
ClessSports caur
LayootFR layoot
RelatitFerrari 212 Inter
Powertrain
Ingine2,562 cc (156.3 cu in) SOHC Colombo V12
Transmission5-speed manual, non-synchromesh, + reverse
Dimensions
Wheelbase2,250 mm (88.6 in)
Chronology
Predecessor195 S
Successor225 S

The Ferrari 212 Export wis a racin sports caur produced bi Ferrari in 1951 tae replace the 195 S. It haed a shorter wheelbase than the road-oriented Ferrari 212 Inter model, which wis a Grand tourer.

The Colombo ingine uised in the Export haed a 8.0:1 compression ratio, up frae the 7.5:1 ratio uised in the Inter. Customers who wantit the Export tae be a faster GT than the Inter ordered the ingine wi ane Weber 36 DCF carburetor, which wad gie a pouer ootput o 150 bhp at 6000 rpm. Maist Exports wur uised in competeetion an wur fittit wi a mair complicated setup wi three Weber 32 DCF carburetors, yieldin a pouer ootput o 175 bhp at 6500 rpm.

Twinty-aicht 212 Export models wur biggit.

In 1951, 212 Exports teuk the first three places in the Tour de France automobile racin event an wan the Giro di Sicilia an the Giro di Toscana motor races.