Collectors Corner — Ferrari 125 S: Anamera

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Ferrari 125 S Replica s/n 90125

125 S Replica s/n 90125

Whilst at Romeo in the pre-war years, Ferrari had worked with a engineer by the name of Gioacchino on the 158 Alfetta monoposto project. as World War II came to an end and Enzo thoughts turned once to car production, it was only natural he should contact Colombo to the 1500cc V12 engine that he had in to power his proposed new car. Colombo had to return to Alfa to head their post-war effort he found a draughtsman Fochi and an engineer named who with Luigi Bazzi his proposals into reality in the time possible.

On 12 March 1947 Enzo gave the rolling chassis of the car to bear his name its maiden run between the factory in Maranello, and the of Formigine on the road to Modena. two months two fully bodied had been completed, and were for a race at Piacenza. One had a fully covered wheel aluminium body, and the other a more design, again in aluminium, cycle type wings.

The cycle winged car didn’t due to political problems with the but the other car driven by Franco showed promise, leading the before it retired with a pump problem. This was fulfilled two weeks later on 25 in the Rome G.P. which Cortese won in the enveloping bodied 125 S, to the first of many race that have been by Ferrari cars over the

Under the aluminium body, the mounted 1500cc 60 degree single overhead camshaft per engine coupled to a five gearbox, sat in a tubular steel with two main longitudinal and cross bracing sections. The was independent at the front, with a leaf spring, and individual absorbers to each wheel, at the rear there was a rigid sitting on leaf springs lever type shock on each side.

The wheels Borrani wire type on hubs with a knock-off with hydraulic drum with a cable operated to the rear wheels. This continued virtually unchanged the succeeding 159 and 166 series models.

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As there was a constant process of and innovation going on, these two cars were the focus of attention, as it was obviously cheaper to something that you already than to build a completely new Hence, neither example today in the form in which were originally built.

An American collector who bought the 166 Corsa, chassis # 010 I, believes this was originally the 125 S, chassis # 01 C, and has had the car to the 125 S body configuration. Ferrari the construction of an exact replica of the car in the mid eighties, even going to the of manufacturing the original engine to power it.

This factory example appropriately carries number 90125, 90 for 1990, the that its construction was completed, and 125 for the type. It is used frequently for and display purposes at Ferrari throughout the world.

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