Engine capacity increased to 2.8 litres giving 172 bhp or 260 bhp with compressor. Later 3.2 litres gave up to 208 bhp with two carburettors. With two compressors yield 278 bhp at 5,000 rpm
Berlineta 1st-2nd series by Saoutchik
Berlineta Saoutchik 2nd series
Berlineta Saoutchik (0-0131)
Cabriolet Saoutchik 2nd series.
|Carrera Panamericana 19-23.11.54 (round 6)||Results:|
|10||Z 102 BS Touring||#0142||Pover / Fernandez||Allen Guiberson||acc.||S+1.5||-|
Pegaso Z 102 Spyder Touring ('53), chassis #0142 (Joaquin Palacio Pover / Celso Fernandez ) by Allen Guiberson at Carrera Panamericana.
The Pan American participated in 1954 with a barchetta Touring promoted by Leónidas Trujillo, President of the Dominican Republic, why the car are called "the Dominican". Had a 3.2 motor litres with compressor. This race engine was prepared to use a special type of fuel which were sent to Mexico in great amount of drums. But to get there were aware that no one had bothered to read the regulation, which forced to use another very different fuel. Thus, two mechanics of Pegasus had to change engine adjustments quickly and running, and almost without technical means. (Joaquin Palace and Celso Fernandez) pilots arrived only 4 days before the competition and could only be a workout with a Chevrolet, the first stage and in the opposite direction to the real. Started the race and the Pegasus debuted regular. But posts until placed fourth in the general and third in the third phase, after the Ferrari p was back. Hill and Maglioli, comiendole ground kilometer kilometer. In the fourth stage, the barchetta led by j. Palace came flying at the end of a straight surmounted by a curve that not saw by the spectators buzz surrounding an accident in the same place happened sometime soon. It would more than 210 km/h Palace survived miracle, finishing hanging a cactus, and the car was destroyed. The test was won by Maglioli and his Ferrari.