1963 Maserati 3500

GT Sebring Series I

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1963
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Green
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring
Germany
Saturday 14 August 2010
Motor Cars at 16:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: AM 101-01661
The 3500GT can lay claim to being the first true production Maserati, and was first shown at the 1957 Geneva Show. Beneath aluminium coupe coachwork by Allemano (later by Touring), the Maserati featured a tubular frame chassis. Suspension comprised independent coil springs and wishbones at the front and a leaf-sprung rear axle while brakes were alloy-finned drums all round. Power came from a 3,485cc, twin overhead camshaft, straight six engine; via triple Weber carburettors and twin spark plugs per cylinder it produced 230bhp at 5,500rpm which, allied to an all-synchromesh five-speed ZF gearbox, allowed a 144mph top speed and 0-60mph in around eight seconds, indeed impressive figures for the time.
This beautifully presented Sebring, finished in a rare shade of green with mushroom leather