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Country of origin:France
Produced in:1949
Numbers built:26 (2650 mm wheelbase)
Internal name:T26
Designed by:Franay
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:February 21, 2014
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Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium alloy block and head
Displacement 4,482 cc / 273.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 93.0 mm (3.7 in) / 110.0 mm (4.3 in)
Compression 7.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 3 Zenith-Stromberg EX32 Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 190 bhp / 142 kW @ 4,200 rpm
BHP/Liter 42 bhp / liter

Chassis steel box-type ladder frame
Front suspension wishbones, transverse semi-elliptic leaf spring, shock absorbers
Rear suspension rigid axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, shock absorbers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes Lockheed drums, all-round
Gearbox Wilson 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,650 mm (104.3 in) / 1,480 mm (58.3 in) / 1,485 mm (58.5 in)

Performance figures
Top Speed 200 km/h (124 mph)

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