212 Inter After the previous success of the 166 and 195 Inters, Ferrari developed the 212 Inter in 1951 and unveiled it later that year at the



Engine Size Cylinders 0-60 mph Top Speed

2562 cc


10.5 secs

finely decorated bodies. Each car was unique; it is the individuality of these cars that makes the 212 Inter series so interesting. Coachbuilders that worked on the bodies included Carrozzeria Touring, Vignale, Ghia, and Pininfarina. The relationship established with Pininfarina during the production of the 212 was an important development for Ferrari and still exists today.

120 mph Power Output 130 bhp Transmission Manual Gears 5 Speed Length

161.4 in (4100 mm) 60 in (1525 mm) 51 in (1295 mm) 2425 lb (1100 kg) 102.4 in (2600 mm)

Brussels Motor Show. Evolving from the design of the 166, the 212 gained a reputation for being a sports car for the road that could also win international races. The bored-out V12 engine achieved a 2562 cc displacement. While only one Weber carburetor was used, it packed a punch of 130 bhp with a top speed of 120 mph. Export versions featured three Weber carburetors, producing 150 bhp and a top speed of 140 mph. Around 110 cars were made, each having been specially ordered by clients with personal styling and mechanical specification taken into account. While some cars received competition-spec upgrades, others sported luxurious interiors and

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(Specifications refer to the 212 Inter base model)


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