Maserati 200SI Barchetta 

  • built in Italy
  • 1955-1957
  • 186 HP 2.0L
  • 155 mph
Replacing the A6GCS/53 was the 200SI of 1955.
Chassis design was similar to other Maseratis of the period with a chassis manufactured by Gilco with two main oval-tube longerons.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Maserati 200SI Barchetta

Top speed

200SI Barchetta
155 mph
253 mph


200SI Barchetta
7.3 s
GT 86
17.8 s
Nissan 350Z
13.8 s

Data points Key details of the Maserati 200SI Barchetta

Number built

200SI Barchetta
30 cars
300 cars


200SI Barchetta
186 HP
987 HP

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Maserati 200SI Barchetta
This model was used by the factory works team and privateers in the 2-liter sports car class and was primary competition for the Ferrari 500TR.
The engine was a 2-litre version of the 4-cylinder used in the 150S designed by Vittorio Bellentani with advanced features such as dry-sump lubrication, an aluminum alloy block with cast iron liners.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Maserati
Type of car Race car
Year 1955-1957
Number built 30 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.82 lb/hp
Maximum hp 186 HP @ 7,200 RPM
Maximum torque 147 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 406/? 114
Rear wheels 406/? 140

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,455 lb
Width 57.1 in
Height 38.6 in
Length 153.5 in
Front track width 49.2 in
Wheelbase 84.6 in

road tests

Top speed 155 mph
0-100mph 7.3 s


Drivetrain Front Engine
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears


Displacement 1,994 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.8:1
Bore/stroke 3.62 in / 2.95 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 valves
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