1958 Ferrari 412 S

The only 412 S was built on chassis no. 0744 (ex-312 S – chassis design type 524).

It sported the Tipo 141 engine with twin overhead cams used aboard the 412 MI single-seater in the Monzo 500 Miles on June 29th 1958.

Also known erroneously as the 412 MI, it was sold to John Von Neumann’s Ferrari of California on September 1958.

The car competed mostly in California. Its regular drivers were Phil Hill and Richie Ginther but it Von Neumann also drove it himself on occasion.

Ferrari 412 S Technical Specifications

Year of Manufacture – 1958

type front, longitudinal 60° V12
bore/stroke 77 x 72 mm
unitary displacement 335.27 cc
total displacement 4023.32 cc
compression ratio 9.9 : 1
maximum power 318 kW (432 hp) at 8000 rpm
power per litre 107 hp/l
maximum torque
valve actuation twin overhead camshaft per bank, two valves per cylinder
fuel feed six Weber 42 DCN carburettors
ignition twin spark plugs per cylinder, two coils
lubrication dry sump
clutch multi-plate
frame tubular steel
front suspension independent, unequal-length wishbones, coil springs, hydraulic shock absorbers
rear suspension de Dion, twin radius arms, transverse leaf spring, hydraulic shock absorbers
brakes drums
transmission 4-speed + reverse
steering worm and sector
fuel tank capacity 196 litres
front tyres 6.00 x 16
rear tyres 7.00 x 16
type two-seater spider
wheelbase 2350 mm
front track 1328 mm
rear track 1310 mm
top speed
acceleration 0-100 km/h
0-400 m
0-1000 m

Ferrari 412 S Valuations