The Dino 246 GT presented at the Geneva International Motor Show in 1969 was built to compete with the Porsche 911s which hampered Ferrari for sales of their V12-powered cars.

dino 246 GT

Enzo Ferrari designs the model with a 2.4 L V6 engine with double overhead camshaft for a power of 195 hp and a speed of 235 km/h.

dino 246 GT

Built from 1969 to 1974, much cheaper than a Ferrari, it was very successful and in particular for its amazing performance for its power of only 195 hp and a bewitching sound that helped its success. It was built in 3,761 units at the Ferrari factory in Maranello .

dino 246 GT

Following the success of the engine of the Dino 246 GT, the engine will also be used for the Fiat Dino in 2 L and 2.4 L with the same settings and power, but for marketing reasons it will only be indicated 180 hp for the version 2.4L.

Data sheet Dino 246 GT


Type V6 à 65°
Disposition Rear center transverse
valves 12 valves
Cylinder capacity 2418 cm³
bore x stroke 92.5 x 60 mm
Compression 9.0:1
Distribution 2 double overhead camshafts
Feed 3 Weber 40 DCNF carburettors
Power 195 ch à 7600 tr/min
Couple 226 Nm à 5500 tr/min
Maximum RPM 7800 tr/min


Type Propulsion
Gearbox 5-speed manual

Chassis and wheels

Direction Rack and pinion
Turning diameter 13.2 mètres
Front suspension Stacked wishbones, stabilizer bar
Rear suspension Stacked wishbones, stabilizer bar
Front brakes Ventilated discs (269mm)
Rear brakes Ventilated discs (254 mm)
Front tires 185/70 R14
Rear tires 185/70 R14


Length 4235 mm
Width 1700 mm
Height 1135 mm
Wheelbase 2337 mm
Front track 1410 mm
Rear track 1422 mm
Weight 1150 kg
Réservoir 70 litres


Maximum speed 240 km/h
0-100 km/h 7.7 secondes
400 mètres D.A. 15.2 secondes
1000 mètres D.A. 28.2 secondes
Weight/power ratio 5,897 kg/ch
Power/litre ratio 80,645 ch/litre



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