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Maserati Celebrates The 60th Anniversary Of Its First Production Car With Special Edition Granturismo And Grancabrio
Maserati is marking the 60th anniversary of the launch of its first series production road car, the Maserati 3500GT, with two special edition models of its sports cars, GranTurismo and GranCabrio, which have arrived in Australia just days after they were unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show.
The first Maserati production road car was created in 1957 and 60 years ago the 3500 GT made its debut at that year’s Geneva Motor Show and with 2200 sales, it now only laid the foundations for today’s Maserati range, it also remains one of the best-selling Maserati sports car models in both coupe and cabrio versions. To mark this historic event Maserati has created the GranTurismo and GranCabrio Special Editions celebrate the 60th anniversary of that important step in Maserati history and commemorate one of Maserati’s iconic vehicles, which embodying the entire legacy of Maserati.
The Special Edition is based on GranTurismo and GranCabrio Sport versions and only 400 units will be produced for worldwide sales. The main unique features of these new and exclusive versions include the New Rosso Italiano three-layer paint for the exteriors, reinterpreting the red of Fangio’s Maserati 250F - the F1 champion in 1957 - and emphasizing the link with Maserati’s heritage. The wheels are MC-design 20” alloy wheels with a new Glossy Black finish that matches the Special Edition logo wheel centre caps.
The interiors have also been reimagined: the new interior design revolves around Poltrona Frau leather or leather/Alcantara upholstery and new interior stitching available in 4 different combinations. Other distinguishing interior details are the door sills in carbon fibre featuring the Special Edition logo and the dedicated plate on the central tunnel with a carbon fibre holder, commemorating the anniversary and the limited production run of 400 units.
Both models are powered by one of the most captivating engines of all time, the Maserati 4.7 litre 460 bhp normally aspirated V8 which, with its operatic sound track, propels the Maserati GranTurismo Special Edition to 100 kmh in 4.8 second and on to a top speed of 298 kmh, where the law permits.
For further information on these special editions, please contact the Sales Team on either;
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