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Maserati Tipo 26 1926 Review

Maserati produced the very first Maserati Tipo 26 1926 in the year 1926. However with time the racing giant kept on getting enhancements and upgrades marking the existence of model till 1932. Loaded with best of performance engineering of that time model gained massive accolades and thus embarked its name in golden letters. Calling this as the benchmark for coming models like Berlinetta 1953, Tipo Birdcage, 250F 1957 and Zagato 1932. Let us have a look at the review of Maserati Tipo 26 1926 to know more about it.



  • Length: 144.5 in
  • Width: 59.1 in
  • Height: 49.2 in
  • Wheelbase: 104.3 in


  • Engine: 1.5 liter supercharged inline-8
  • Power: 128 hp
  • Bore: 2.36 in
  • Stroke: 2.6 in
  • Transmission: three-speed manual
  • Top Speed: 112 mph


Maserati Tipo 26 1926 is true example of engineering principles which one can only gain with experience of years, someone who lived with motors. Model was built in such a way that the escalating costs and component failure were brought to least. The body of Maserati Tipo 26 1926 primarily includes steel and cast-iron primarily while the ladder type frame was used to support the Diatto-like inline-8 and Diatto three-speed transmission. These all elements were further covered by aluminum skin. The cylindrical head Maserati Tipo 26 1926 has honeycomb mesh grille at its front delivering fresh air to engine. In all crating the Maserati Tipo 26 1926 company primarily focused upon molding a lightweight body with least money symbols in expense sheet.


With only 11 units produced the Maserati Tipo 26 1926 beneath its hood brought a 1.5 liter engine generating 128 hp in total paired to three-speed manual transmission. With its engine rolling the 18*3 in wheels the top speed of Maserati Tipo 26 1926 touched the mark of 112 mph. Engine received major upgrades like the stronger cast-iron cylinder head, roller-type main bearings and dry sump lubrication that joined the enchanting boulevard with twin overhead camshafts and light alloy blocks to reach this superfluous target.

Maserati Tipo 26 1926


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