Lot 59

2010   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2010

1949 Talbot-Lago T-26C Racing Monoplace

SOLD $616,000


$650,000 - $850,000


110 006



Car Highlights

Rare Surviving Artifact of French Motorsports History

Major 2009 Mechanical Restoration by Sargent Metal Works and Gary Ochran

One of Approximately 20 Post-War Formula 1 Type 26C Examples Produced

Winner of the 1950 Grand Prix de Paris and the 1952 Finnish Grand Prix

One of the Most Beautiful Open-Wheel Racers Ever Built

Technical Specs

4,482 CC DOHC In-Line 6-Cylinder Engine

Triple Zenith-Stromberg Carburetors

260 BHP at 4,500 RPM

4-Speed Wilson Pre-Selector Gearbox

4-Wheel Drum Brakes

Independent Front Suspension with Transverse Leaf Springs

Live Rear Axle with Semi-Elliptic Springs

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