Maserati 5000 GT

The Maserati 5000 GT was intended for heads of state and business tycoons. It was built on the basis of customer specifications, so that only every two months, a copy of the Maserati 5000 GT left the factory. Originally designed for special needs of the Shah Reza Pahlavi had a beautiful two-seater coupe body by Touring Milano, which was mounted on a reinforced chassis of the Maserati 3500 GT. The V8 engine with two camshafts and dual ignition had previously proven in the sports car Maserati 450 S. With a displacement of 4.9 liters and output of 340 hp for less prestigious one Royalties, the Maserati 5000 GT was from 1961 finally with an injection and 330 horsepower available. Some special bodies were from Pinin Farina (for Gianni Agnelli), Frua (the Aga Khan), Michelotti (for Briggs Cunningham, owner of an F1 racing team), Ghia (for the industrialist Ferdinando Innocenti and Monte Rosa. 21 of only 32 produced the copies of the Maserati 5000 GT had a body of Serafino Allemano, which was based on a very elegant design by Giovanni Michelotti. The top speed of the Maserati 5000 GT ranged, depending on the engine, driving style and body variant, 250-270 km / h Find in this website Italian, American or Japanese sports cars at an affordable price.