A V12 is a type of internal combustion engine, with twelve cylinders. The cylinders are in two banks, with a common crankshaft, which forms a "V" shape when viewed from either end. The banks are often at a 60° angle to each other, although 75° and 90° configurations are common.
Formula One teams who used V12 engines
|Ferrari||1950–1952, 1964–1980 (as Flat-twelve), 1989–1995|
|Footwork||1991 (Rounds 1–6)|
|Life||1990 (as W12, Rounds 1–12)|
|Ligier||1976–1978, 1981–1982, 1991|
|Shadow||1975 (Rounds 12–13)|