CMC-Set 1956: CMC Ferrari D50 & CMC Maserati 300S
Limited Edition 50 pcs.
…the paths of the successful star drivers are separated: Formula 1 world champion Juan Manuel Fangio goes to the Scuderia and Stirling Moss signed with Maserati…
The year after. After only one year together at Mercedes in 1955, the paths of the successful star drivers are separated: Formula 1 world champion Juan Manuel Fangio goes to the Scuderia and immediately repeats his world championship success, now in the Ferrari D50.
Stirling Moss never stepped out of the shadow of the invincible Fangio in the 1955 Formula One season and became runner-up with a race victory and two second places. In the World Sports Car Championship with the Mercedes-Benz SLR, on the other hand, Moss shows all his skills and an intrepid driving style. His victories at the Mille Miglia, the RAC Tourist Trophy and the Targa Florio secure his employer Mercedes-Benz the World Cup title.
In 1956, Moss signed with Maserati and again competed in Formula 1 and the World Sports Car Championship, which Maserati competed in with the 300S. The fate remains true to the “eternal second”: He becomes runner-up world champion in both racing series.
TECHNICAL DATA (ORIGINAL VEHICLES)
CMC Ferrari D50, 1956
- Monoposto built on a tubular frame with free-standing wheels
- 2.5-litre V8 engine as a stressed member of the chassis
- Two valves per cylinder controlled by two overhead camshafts
- Dry sump oil lubrication
- Mixture preparation with four Solex 40 PII double carburettors
- Dual ignition (two plugs per cylinder)
- Five-speed manual gearbox installed behind the driver
- Triangular front axle with shock absorbers, front suspension with wishbones, transverse leaf spring, all made of metal
- Rear suspension with De-Dion-tube, transverse leaf spring, pushrods and friction dampers, all made of metal
|Bore x stroke:||76 x 68.5 mm|
|Maximum output:||265 HP at 8,000 rpm|
|Top speed:||300 Km/h (depending on ratio)|
|Track front/rear:||1,270 / 1,270 mm|
|Total length:||3, 850 mm|
|Total width:||1,448 mm|
|Total height:||962 mm|
|Curb weight:||640 kg|
CMC Maserati 300S, 1956:
- 6-cylinder in-line-engine
- Two-seat sports spyder with aluminium body and tubular space frame
- Right hand drive.
|Maximum output:||260 hp at 6,500 rpm|
|Bore x stroke:||84 x 90 mm|
|Top speed:||approx. 280 km/h|
|Wheel base:||2,310 mm|
|Track front:||1,300 mm|
|Track rear:||1,250 mm|
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