1965 Maserati Sebring

3500GTi

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1965
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy

Italy

Saturday 25th October 2008

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

The 3500GT can lay claim to being the first true production Maserati, and indeed it marked a turning point in the company''s history, previous models had been little more than revamped racers and appeared only in limited numbers. The 3500GT came about with Maserati’s realisation that it needed a model to compete with those from Aston Martin and Ferrari and at the 1957 Geneva Show the company displayed the car in prototype form.

Beneath two door aluminium coupé coachwork by Allemano, 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. Production models, however, were styled by Touring of Milan using its Superleggera method of construction wher