|Ferrari 166 S|
|Production||1948 – 1950|
|Predecessor||Ferrari 159 S|
|Successor||Ferrari 195 S|
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The Ferrari 166 S was an evolution of Ferrari's 125 S sports race car that became a sports car for the street in the form of the 166 Inter. 125 The first homegrown Ferrari engine was the 125. First appearing May 11, 1947 under the hood of Ferrari's 125 S sports racer V12 redirects here For the V12 Training program see V-12 Navy College Training Program. See also the 166 S Sports car and 166 F2 Formula 2 racing car The Ferrari 166 Inter was Ferrari 's A grand tourer ( Gran turismo) ( initialised GT) is a high-performance Automobile designed for long-distance driving Formula Two, abbreviated to F2, was a type of Formula racing. Ferrari SpA is an Italian Sports car manufacturer based in Maranello, Italy Auto racing (also known as automobile racing, motor racing or car racing) is a Motorsport involving Racing Cars It A sports car is a term used to describe a class of Automobile. See also the 166 S Sports car and 166 F2 Formula 2 racing car The Ferrari 166 Inter was Ferrari 's It shared its Aurelio Lampredi-designed tube frame and double wishbone/live axle suspension with the 125. Aurelio Lampredi ( June 16, 1917 in Livorno - June 1, 1989 in Livorno) was an Italian Automobile and In automobiles a double wishbone (or "upper and lower A-arm " suspension is an Independent suspension design using two (occasionally A live axle is a type of Beam axle suspension system that uses the Driveshafts that transmit power to the wheels to connect the wheels laterally so that Like the 125, the wheelbase was 2420 mm long. 39 examples were produced from its introduction at the Turin Motor Show in 1948 to its retirement in 1950. The Turin Auto Show, officially Salone dell'automobile di Torino, is well-known Italian motor show. It was replaced by the 2. 3 L 195 S in 1950. See also the 195 Inter GT car The 195 S was a racing Sports car produced by Ferrari in 1950. The first 166 Inter was designed by Touring's chief stylist, Carlo Anderloni. 166 S competition models were generally coachbuilt by Carrozzeria Allemano. Carrozzeria Allemano (established 1928 discontinued 1965 was an Automobile Coachbuilder in Turin, Italy, owned by Serafino Allemano
The 1. 5 L Gioacchino Colombo-designed V12 engine of the 125 was changed, however, with single overhead camshafts specified and a larger 2. Gioacchino Colombo (1903 - 1987 was an Italian Automobile Engine designer V12 redirects here For the V12 Training program see V-12 Navy College Training Program. Overhead camshaft, commonly abbreviated to OHC, Valvetrain configurations place the engine Camshaft within the Cylinder heads above the 0 L (1995 cc/121 in³) displacement. This was achieved with both a bore and stroke increase, to 60 by 58. 8 mm respectively. Output was 110 to 140 hp (82 to 104 kW) at 6,000 rpm with one to three carburettors. A carburetor (North American spelling or carburettor ( Commonwealth spelling) is a device that blends air and Fuel for an Internal
Motor Trend Classic named the 166MM Barchetta as number six in their list of the ten "Greatest Ferraris of all time". Motor Trend is one of the oldest Automobile magazines still publishing.
Nine 166 Spyder Corsas and three 166 Sports were built. The oldest Ferrari car with an undisputed pedigree still in existence is VIN#002C, a Model 166 Spyder Corsa which was originally a 159 and is currently owned and driven by James Glickenhaus. The 159 S was designed to be the successor to Ferrari 's first vehicle the 125. James Glickenhaus is an American movie director and stock exchange magnate #0052M, a 1950 166 MM Touring Barchetta was recently uncovered in a barn and was shown in public for the first time since 1959 in the August 2006 issue of Cavallino magazine.
166 racing cars won Mille Miglia in both 1948 and 1949, driven by Clemente Biondetti and Giuseppe Navone the first year and Biondetti and Ettore Salani the next. The Mille Miglia (Thousand Miles - pronounced 'miʎʎa was an open-road endurance race which took place in Italy twenty-four times from 1927 to 1957 (thirteen Clemente Biondetti ( August 18, 1898 - February 24, 1955) was an Italian Auto racing driver A 166 chassis with the bigger 195 engine won that race again in 1950 with drivers Giannino Marzotto and Marco Crosara. See also the 195 S sports racer The 195 Inter was a GT car produced by Ferrari in 1950
The car went on to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans (in the hands of Luigi Chinetti and Lord Selsdon) and the Targa Florio (with Clemente Biondetti and Igor Troubetzkoy) that first year, the only car in history to win all three races. The 24 Hours of Le Mans ( 24 Heures du Mans) is a sports car endurance race held annually since near the town of Le Mans, Sarthe, Luigi Chinetti ( July 17, 1901 – August 17, 1994) was an Italian-born Racecar driver, who emigrated to the USA Baron Selsdon, of Croydon in the County of Surrey is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. The Targa Florio was an open road Endurance automobile race held near Palermo Sicily. Clemente Biondetti ( August 18, 1898 - February 24, 1955) was an Italian Auto racing driver Prince Igor Nikolayevich Troubetzkoy ( Игорь Николаевич Трубецкой, born 23 August, 1912) was the driver of the first Ferrari A 166 also won the Spa 24 hours in 1949. The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps is the venue of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix and the Spa 24 Hours endurance race
This vehicle was memorialized in song by Rush on their Moving Pictures album. Rush is a Canadian rock band originally formed in August 1968 in the Willowdale neighbourhood of Toronto, Ontario, currently comprised of Moving Pictures is the eighth studio album by Canadian rock band Rush, released in 1981 Red Barchetta, a futuristic story of man against an oppressive society, was inspired by Richard S Foster's "A Nice Morning Drive," a short story published in November, 1973 issue of the magazine Road and Track. " Red Barchetta " is a song by rock band Rush from their album Moving Pictures. Events in November All Saints' Day (formerly All Hallows Day a Christian holy day is celebrated on November 1, the day after Halloween Year 1973 ( MCMLXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. Road & Track is an Automobile enthusiast Magazine in the United States, founded by two friends in 1947 In the original article, the protagonist drove an MGB. The MGB was Britain 's best-selling Sports car model. Launched in May 1962 to replace the MGA, the MGB was manufactured until 22 October A former MGB owner himself, Rush lyricist Neil Peart exercised a little artistic license in changing the hero's car from an MGB to the car of Peart's dreams, the Red Barchetta, providing the song an eminently more stylish name. Neil Peart (ˈpɪərt OC, (born Neil Ellwood Peart, September 12, 1952, Hamilton, Ontario) is a Canadian Musician