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  Talbot Darracq Grand Prix
 

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Country of origin:France
Produced from:1926 - 1927
Numbers built:3
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 13, 2010
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Engine
Configuration Straight 8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction steel block and head
Displacement 1,488 cc / 90.8 cu in
Bore / Stroke 56.0 mm (2.2 in) / 75.5 mm (3 in)
Compression 7.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Carburettor
Aspiration Supercharger
Power 165 bhp / 123 KW @ 7,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 111 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on steel tubular ladder-frame
Suspension (fr/r) live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Brakes hydraulic drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 800 kilo / 1,764 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,616 mm (103 in) / 1,250 mm (49.2 in) / 1,250 mm (49.2 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.21 bhp / kg

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Classic Grand Prix Cars, by Karl Ludvigsen
  • Talbot, des Talbot-Darracq aux Talbot-Lago, by Alain Spitz
  • Classic & Sports Car (March, 1996)
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