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  Maserati V8RI
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1935 - 1936
Numbers built:4
Predecessor:Maserati 6C 34
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:September 22, 2014
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Engine
Configuration 90º V8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 4,788 cc / 292.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 84.0 mm (3.3 in) / 108.0 mm (4.3 in)
Compression 5.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed Weber 50 DCO Carburettor
Aspiration Roots-Type Supercharger
Power 320 bhp / 239 KW @ 5,300 rpm
BHP/Liter 67 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium
Chassis steel boxed-section frame and cross-members
Front suspension double wishbones, torsion bars
Rear suspension swing axles, semi-elliptic leaf springs, twin Watt-linkages
Steering worm-and-peg
Brakes hydraulic drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 750 kilo / 1,654 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,700 mm (106.3 in) / 1,350 mm (53.1 in) / 1,370 mm (53.9 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.43 bhp / kg
Top Speed 280 km/h (174 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
  • Motorsport Magazine (January, 1990)
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