Lot 59

2010   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2010

1949 Talbot-Lago T-26C Racing Monoplace

SOLD $616,000

Estimate

$650,000 - $850,000

Chassis

110 006

Engine

45109

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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