|Photo from 'Catalogue Raisonné' by Gianni Cancellieri (AUTOMOBILIA)|
1930 Real Premio di Roma - Alfieri Maserati at the wheel of a Tipo 26C.
|Years of construction 1929-1930|
|Two-seater race and sports car|
|1.1-litre 8-cyl in line|
|Two overhead camshafts with two valves per cylinder|
|Engine cubic capacity - 1078cc|
|Bore 51 mm x Stroke 66 mm|
|Compression ratio - 5.5:1|
|Induction by Roots supercharger via Weber ASS carburettor|
|Power output - 105 bhp @ 6000 rpm|
|Weight - 800/ 850 kg|
|Top speed - 185 kph|
|4 models constructed|
|1 cars exported to the UK in 1929|
With the Mille Miglia race achieving high status, the now recovered Alfieri turned his thoughts to designing a sports car specifically for this race.