Talbot 3-litre (1938)

The Car

Coming soon

The Specs

Below are the technical specifications and any performance numbers we could get.


Bore & Stroke 75mm x 120mm
Displacement 3181cc
Firing order 1,5,3,6,2,4
Oil pressure (hot)
45 – 50 lb./sq. in.

Fuel Supply

Carburetor Stromberg DBV
Venturi 1332
Main 0.050
By-pass 0.032
Pump 70
Idle tube 70


Intake tappet clearance 0.006″ (hot)
Exhaust tappet clearance 0.006″ (hot)
Valve-timing indication Sprocket wheels and flywhee
Intake valve opens 5° BTDC


Breaker gap 0.010″
Plug gap 0.025
Ignition timing indication
Ignition timing 5° BTDC


Clutch type Borg & Beck Single Dry Plate
Clutch linings Borg & Beck


Brake type Bendix Cowdrey
Brake linings Bendix

Wheel Alignment

Toe-In 18” to 532
Caster angle 3° 42′
King pin angle