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Fiat 28-40 Hp 1906-1910

Fiat 28-40 HP
1907 Fiat 28-40 HP Targa Florio Corsa (Lime Rock).jpg
Fiat 28-40 HP Targa Florio Corsa
Manufacturer Fiat
Production 1906-1910
557 units of various models
Body and chassis
Class Grand Prix motor racing
Body style 2-door Tandem-seating racer
Layout Front-engine design
Engine 7357 cc
40 HP
4-Cylinder in-line
Transmission Manual, 4-speed
Chain driven
Wheelbase 3210 mm (126.4 in)
Length 4420 mm (174.0 in)
Width 1750 mm (68.9 in)
Curb weight 1200 kg (2,645.5 lbs)
Predecessor Fiat 24-32 HP

The Fiat 28-40 HP, also known as the Fiat Targa Florio Corsa, is a Grand Prix racing car manufactured by Fiat in 1906 and 1907.

From 1907 through 1910, the design evolved into commercial production vehicles, including cars, light trucks, and buses

Racing results

In 1906, Emile Mathis won the Golden Cup in the Herkomer rally, while Vincenzo Lancia won the Gold Cup in Milan. Emile Salmson won the 322-mile race between Gothenburg and Stockholm in this vehicle in 1908. This was a winter race over snow and ice-covered roads, which he completed in 23 hours, 42 minutes - more than four hours ahead of the second place vehicle.

Vincenzo Lancia in a Fiat Targa Florio of 1908