1952 Ferrari 225 Inter news, pictures, and information
166, 195, and 212 InterThe 166 Inter was powered by a 2-liter V12 engine and produced 115 horsepower. These were road cars and were given odd chassis numbers. The even chassis numbers were reserved for the vehicles that were intended for racing.
The bodies of the Inter vehicles were mostly Berlinetta and Coupes. At first, Touring handled most of the road going body construction but it was not long before Vignale, Ghia, Pinin Farina and others were creating custom coachwork. The 166 Inter was mechanically similar to the racing versions; it was 25 horsepower shy of its racing sibling. The suspension was wishbones in the front and a live rear axle. The chassis was a simple steel tubular frame.
A replacement was created in 1950 after around 40 examples of the 166 Inter were produced. The displacement of the engine was enlarged to just over 2.3 liters which resulted in a unitary displacement of 195cc. Thus, the 195 Inter came into existence. A year later, the engine was enlarged even further resulting in the 212 Inter. After a year of production and with only 142 examples being created, the production of the 212 Inter ceased.
There was only one 225 Inter created, powered by a 2.7 liter engine. It was given an attractive body by Vignale. The twelve-cylinder engine has three-Weber carburetors and produces 210 horsepower. Power is sent to the rear wheels through the use of a five-speed manual gearbox.
The design of the vehicle was penned by Giovanni Michelotti and is an excellent representation of his abilities.
By Daniel Vaughan | Aug 2006
Designer: Alfredo Vignale
Chassis Num: 0223EU
By Daniel Vaughan | Feb 2007
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|1952 Ferrari models|
|Ferrari 166 F2|
|Ferrari 212 Export|
|Ferrari 212 Inter|
|Ferrari 212 Speciale|
|Ferrari 212/225 Inter|
|Ferrari 225 Sport|
|Ferrari 250 S|
|Ferrari 340 America|
|Ferrari 340 Mexico|
|Ferrari 342 America|
|Ferrari 500 F2|
|1952 Ferrari 225 Sport|
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