1960 Maserati 3500

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1960
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Lot number 
    141
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Restored
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Black
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

British title
Chassis n° AM 101*1154*
Engine n° AM 101*1154*

- Very desirable 1st series
- Nicely restored
- Matching numbers, matching colours

Manufactured between 1957 and 1964 it could be said that the Tipo 101 3500GT saved Maserati from financial ruin.. The prototype, a coupé by Touring, was presented in Geneva in March 1957 and orders started to flow in after the Turin motor show the same year.
The Maserati 3500 GT on offer left the factory on the 31 October 1960 in a black with natural colored leather interior livery. It was ordered new by Marquis Emilio Pallavicino, who gave as his address c/o ACI Firenze, via Cavour 18. The car was delivered to him with 5 wheels and a tool kit on 21 November 1960. The car was then acquired by an artist, Mr Malet Bruno from Trieste. Then, the car appears in the Treviso region, in the hands of Mr Valerio Zardi's, father of pilot Danny Zardi. It then lost its original configuration to benefit from a rally preparation by Mr Zardi in his workshop, Valle Elabozazioni which prepares classic cars as well as modern ones.The current owner purchased it in 2015 and had it restored to be put back in its original configuration by a workshop in Tuscany. The Maserati is now consistent with the configuration it has when it left the factory. This Maserati 3500 is a very desirable first series which is the purest, with the small round, rather than rectangular, indicators, and without the second side-vent window that was a less elegant addition on the series 2. This Maserati 3500 is