Ferrari 375 MM

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Ferrari 375 MM
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Ferrari 375 MM Pinin Farina Berlinetta Speciale
Overview
Manufacturer Ferrari
Production 1953-1955
Body and chassis
Class race car
Layout FR layout
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,600 mm (102 in)
Curb weight 900 kg (1,984 lb)

Ferrari 375 MM, was a Ferrari race car produced in 1953. Named after unitary displacement of 4,5L V12 engine and Mille Miglia race. With engine based on its F1 counterpart but with smaller stroke and bigger bore. First prototype was a Vignale Spyder and 3 next cars were Pinin Farina Berlinettas, all converted from Ferrari 340 MM.

Coachbuilders[edit]

Ghia Coupé 1
Pinin Farina Berlinetta 9
Pinin Farina Berlinetta Speciale 2
Pinin Farina Spyder 12 (3 rebodied by Scaglietti)
Vignale Spyder 1
Scaglietti Berlinetta Speciale 1 (rebodied from Pinin Farina Spyder)

A 1954 Ferrari MM Pinin Farina Spyder once driven by Dan Gurney.
The only unrestored Ferarri 375MM (sn 0382AM),[1] at Pebble Beach in 2010. This car was originally raced by Bill Spear, and was owned for over 30 years by physicist J. B. Gunn.

375 MM Pinin Farina Berlinetta Speciale "Ingrid Bergman"[edit]

In 1954, Carrozzeria Pinin Farina was commissioned by director Roberto Rossellini to build a one-off version of the 375 MM with custom bodywork for his wife, actress Ingrid Bergman. The colour chosen for the vehicle was not available with other Ferrari models. It was later made available for all production Ferraris under the name "Grigio Ingrid." [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alan Boe (January 2011). "375 MM 0382 AM Out of the Darkness - Once Lost and Now Found" (PDF). Cavallino (180): 33–43. 
  2. ^ "Pebble Beach best of show". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2014-11-09.