1951 Maserati A6GCM


1951 Maserati A6GCM

1951 Maserati A6GCM

Raced by some of the time’s most talented drivers like Luigi Villoresi and a young Alberto Ascari, the A6GCS faced strong competition from among other machinery the very first Ferraris.

They nevertheless managed to score victories in sports car races throughout Italy in the late 1940s. That success would lay the foundation for a long range of Maserati sports and Grand Prix racers.

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1951 Maserati A6GCM In Detail

submitted byRichard Owen
engineInline-6
valvetrainDOHC 2 Valves / Cyl
bore72.6 mm / 2.86 in
stroke80 mm / 3.15 in
compression13.5:1
power119.3 kw / 160.0 bhp @ 6500 rpm
bhp/weightbhp per tonne
body / frameAluminum
driven wheelsFront Engine
front brakesHydraulic Drums
f brake sizemm / in
rear brakesHydraulic Drums
r brake sizemm / in
front wheelsF 38.1 x 10.2 cm / 15.0 x 4.0 in
rear wheelsR 38.1 x 10.2 cm / 15.0 x 4.0 in
steeringWorm Gear
curb weight550 kg / 1213 lbs
wheelbase2280 mm / 89.8 in
front track1278 mm / 50.3 in
rear track1200 mm / 47.2 in
length3600 mm / 141.7 in
width1500 mm / 59.1 in
height1000 mm / 39.4 in
transmission4-Speed Manual
gear ratios:1
top speed~249.4 kph / 155.0 mph