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  Maserati 6CM
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1936 - 1939
Numbers built:28
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 1,493 cc / 91.1 cu in
Bore / Stroke 65.0 mm (2.6 in) / 75.0 mm (3 in)
Compression 6.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Weber 55AS1 Carburettor
Aspiration Roots-Type Supercharger
Power 175 bhp / 131 KW @ 6,600 rpm
BHP/Liter 117 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on steel tubular chassis
Front suspension torsion bars, friction dampers
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Steering worm-and-sector
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 650 kilo / 1,433 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,720 mm (146.5 in) / 1,480 mm (58.3 in) / 1,200 mm (47.2 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,490 mm (98 in) / 1,200 mm (47.2 in) / 1,200 mm (47.2 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.27 bhp / kg
Top Speed 230 km/h (143 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1937 Targa Florio (Giulio Severi)
1938 Targa Florio (Giovanni Rocco)
1939 Targa Florio (Luigi Villoresi)

Auctions
Past sales

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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