Characteristics of the Lampredi 340 engine 




Photo's are from a 375 America engine

  • V12, 60 degrees
  • The Lampredi engine can be recognized by 7 studs at the valve cover. Colombo engines got 6 studs.


  • The big-end of the connecting-rod is split horizontal
  • Single overhead camshaft per bank of cylinders driven by a roller chain
  • Light alloy pistons, steeply domed
  • The 340 America was equiped with 3 40 DCF Weber carburettors (the 375 with 3 DCZ/3 Webers)