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  Maserati 8CL
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced in:1940
Numbers built:2
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 10, 2017
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Engine
Configuration Straight 8
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 2,982 cc / 182 cu in
Bore / Stroke 78.0 mm (3.1 in) / 78.0 mm (3.1 in)
Compression 6.5:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Weber 52 DCO Carburettor
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Twin Roots-Type Superchargers
Power 415 bhp / 310 KW @ 6,600 rpm
BHP/Liter 139 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium
Chassis pressed-steel ladder frame
Front suspension double wishbones, torsion bars, friction dampers
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Steering worm-and-sector
Brakes (fr/r) hydraulic drums
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Clutch Dry, multi-plate
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 630 kilo / 1,389 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,790 mm (109.8 in) / 1,340 mm (52.8 in) / 1,360 mm (53.5 in)
Fuel tank 180 Litre (47.6 Gallon US / 39.6 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels (fr/r) 3.25 x 19 / 4 x 19
Tyres (fr/r) 5.5 - 19 / 6.5 - 19

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.66 bhp / kg
Top Speed 280 km/h (174 mph)

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