1962 Maserati 5000GT

Los Angeles, CA 90063
United States

1962 Maserati
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1962 Maserati 5000GT CoupeIntroducing this magnificent 1962 Maserati 5000GT Coupe featuring coachwork by Allemano. Finished in its factory color black, this Italian classic is complemented by a luxurious red interior, creating a striking and timeless aesthetic that is sure to turn heads wherever it goes. One of the most remarkable aspects of this particular example is its unique history and provenance. Carrozzeria Allemano, a renowned Italian coachbuilder, was responsible for crafting the .....
bodywork of 22 vehicles. Other esteemed coachbuilders such as Bertone, Pininfarina, and Carrozzeria Touring also contributed to the production of these exceptional cars. In total, only 34 examples of the Maserati 5000GT Coupe were ever made, making it a highly sought-after and exclusive collector's item.The Maserati 5000GT was originally conceived as a bespoke creation for the Shah of Iran. In a bold move to attract affluent buyers, Omar Orsi, son of Maserati owner Adolfo Orsi, personally reached out to potential clients with sales brochures showcasing the 3500GT and the 450S models. The Shah of Iran, intrigued by the Maserati brand, requested a meeting with the company's management after test-driving a 3500GT. Impressed by the car's usability and power, the Shah commissioned Giulio Alfieri to create a road car that combined the best of both models. To bring this vision to life, Carrozzeria Touring was selected to craft the body of the 5000GT Coupe, with chief designer Carlo Anderloni drawing inspiration from Persian Baroque architecture. The result is a masterpiece of automotive design, with a distinctive grille and interior that reflect the opulence and sophistication of the era.This particular example boasts a formidable 4,941cc DOHC V8 engine with Lucas mechanical fuel injection, delivering 325bhp at 3,600rpm. Paired with a smooth 5-speed ZF manual transmission, this powerhouse of a car offers a thrilling driving experience that is sure to captivate any automotive connoisseur. This Maserati features an independent front and live axle with semi-elliptical rear suspension, ensuring a balanced and responsive ride. Equipped with 4-wheel disc brakes, this Maserati offers optimal stopping power and control. The classic lines and curves of this masterpiece are accentuated by the stunning Borrani wire wheels wrapped in Avon tires, providing both style and performance in equal measure.Step inside the opulent cabin and you will be greeted by a host of luxurious features that cater to the most discerning of drivers. The interior is adorned with a Blaupunkt push-button radio, 3-spoke wood rim steering wheel, and Jaeger instrumentation, creating a harmonious blend of vintage charm and modern convenience. As you take the wheel of this impressive machine, you will be delighted by the exhilarating performance delivered by the dual exhaust outlets, ensuring a symphony of power and precision with every rev. This Maserati also comes equipped with power windows, map pockets, courtesy lights, and a dash-mounted mirror, adding a touch of practicality to its undeniable allure.This particular Maserati comes with a valuable Technical and Aesthetic Vehicle Characteristics certificate, showcasing its authenticity. This certificate serves as a testament to the vehicle's heritage and unique qualities, making it a truly special find for any enthusiast. Whether you are a head of state, an industry leader, or a discerning collector, the Maserati 5000GT is a symbol of prestige and refinement that draws attention wherever it goes. Do not miss the opportunity to own a piece of automotive history with this exceptional Italian classic that is mechanically sound. For $850,000

Los Angeles CA 90063
United States
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