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  Maserati Tipo 26B
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1927 - 1930
Numbers built:7
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration Straight 8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 1,981 cc / 120.9 cu in
Bore / Stroke 62.0 mm (2.4 in) / 82.0 mm (3.2 in)
Compression 6.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 2 Weber Carburettors
Aspiration Roots-Type Supercharger
Power 155 bhp / 116 KW @ 5,300 rpm
BHP/Liter 78 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body, separate ladder frame, with two longitudinal steel girders and cross members
Suspension (fr/r) leaf springs and friction dampers
Steering worm gear
Brakes drum brakes, mechanical
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 720 kilo / 1,587 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,670 mm (144.5 in) / 1,500 mm (59.1 in) / 1,250 mm (49.2 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,580 mm (101.6 in) / 1,340 mm (52.8 in) / 1,360 mm (53.5 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.22 bhp / kg
Top Speed 210 km/h (130 mph)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Maserati, the Grand Prix and Sports cars, model by model 1926-2003, by Maurizio Tabucchi
  • Maserati, a complete history from 1926 to present, by Luigi Orsi and Franco Zagari
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