Maserati - The GT Cars Overview

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Approximately 2000 coupes and 243 spyders built between 1957 and 1964. It was the first real production Maserati car. The coupe is a 2+2 designed by Touring using an aluminum body over a steel frame. The spyder was designed by Vignale and uses a more traditional steel construction. Powered by a 3.5 liter Maserati inline 6, initially fed by triple side draft Webers and later by a Lucas fuel injection. Thecoupe and spyder share mechanical components but the bodywork is totally different ; in addition the spyder has a shorter wheelbase. ... they are really two very different vehicles.

Approximately 600 built between 1962 and 1967. Following the success of the 3500 Vignale spyder, Maserati decided to create a 2+2 coupe version using the shorter wheelbase ... thus the Sebring was born. Also designed by Vignale the Sebring is a well proportioned car that has aged well. Power came from either the 3.5, 3.7 or 4.0 liter version of the inline 6. Unless special ordered, all had the Lucas fuel injection

Approximately 34 built between 1960 and 1964 ... the 5000GT was really not a production car as many of these were "one off". Power came from a 5 liter V8 derived from the 450S race car. The interior and trim were very plush and the attention to details superb

The Sebring, the Mistral was designed by Frua. The Mistral's coupe rear hatch designed is either loved or hated, few would argue the spyder was a very attractive car. Powered by the same inline 6 with either 3.7 or 4.0 liter and Lucas fuel injection. Most Mistrals (except very late cars) came with Borrani wire wheels.

Approximately 675 built between 1963 and 1969 and designed by Frua. As the name indicates, this is a four door Maserati. Although the exterior is not sporty, the Quatroporte is powered by the Maserati V8 and performs quite well. Also the interior appointments are first class.


Approximately 485 built between 1965 and 1968 and designed by Vignale. A rather attractive 2+2, most came with Borrani wire wheels and were powered by either the 4.2 or 4.7 Maserati V8


Approximately 1150 coupes and 125 spyders built between 1967 and 1973. Designed by a young Giorgetto Giugiaro while at Carrozzeria Ghia, the Ghibli is a very attractive 2 seat sports car. It has the distinction as being one of the most comfortable exotics for tall drivers ... this is a big car! Powered by a dry sump version of the Maserati V8 with either 4.7 or 4.9.

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