Maserati 3500GT Touring, 1962 Restoration object
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Maserati 3500GT Touring, 1962 Restoration object | € 120.000,--

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Maserati 3500 GT Touring, year 1962 restoration object, complete and matching numbers. Chassis (VIN) number VIN: 101-1862, Touring body number 12172. Colour red combined with a beige (Ivory) interior. After 10 years with the first owner, this fantastic Maserati 3500 GT found a new home in the United Kingdom in 1972. In the year 1987 the automobile garaged to be restored. The cooling system was emptied, and the brake pads were removed. The last British V5C document, issued in 1986, states an odometer reading of (1)17.898 kilometres, currently the odometer shows 18.191. The car has known four British owners, all their names have been recorded in the documentation. The Maserati was sold new in the colour maroon red combined with an Ivory coloured interior. In 2023 the car was auctioned and sold to the Netherlands. This gorgeous Maserati 3500 GT is a complete car and a wonderful base for a full restoration. It is also possible to turn this Maserati into a running driver car with some restoration to parts of the floor and a full mechanical TLC! The bodywork is in a quite sound condition with some bad spots inside and near the wheel arches. It is more obvious that this beautiful machine will be object of a full restoration to 1A factory original top condition. If you wish the car can be fully restored by our skilled team having experience with the Maserati 3500 GT and the Touring Superleggera body construction. The Maserati 3500 GT is a very desirable and rare automobile, only 2226 examples were built from 1957 until 1964.

This Maserati restoration object is for sale at S2 Classic Cars.
Price: € 120.000, - (AS-IS).

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The Maserati 3500 GT was presented in the year 1958. The 3500 GT was the first Maserati to be built in "large numbers".
 The predecessor was the Maserati A6, the first sportscar for street use ever built by this famous racing car manufacturer.
 The Maserati 3500 GT was a very advanced sportscar and it was going to be the base for all six cylinder Maserati sportscars until 1970. The 3500 GT was designed and the body was built by carrosseria Touring. This firm was world famous for their "Superleggera" bodywork constructions. The 3500 GT featured a Touring "Superleggera" body: the tubular steel base chassis on which all mechanics were mounted was completed with a body which consisted of a light tubular spaceframe on which the outer aluminium bodypanels were fitted. Thanks to this construction the car was relatively light; only 1150 kg. The low weight was combined with a powerful engine. All mechanics where derived from the Maserati racing cars and re- engineered for street use in a top class sports car. The engine was an in-line six cylinder engine with an engine capacity of 3485 cc. The engine featured double overhead camshafts, two sparking plugs per cylinder, a double ignition system and three 42 mm. twin choke Weber carburettors. The capacity was a solid 220 DIN bhp. at 5500 rpm. giving the car a top-speed of 220 km/h. (138 mph.) with the standard 4-speed gearbox. The year 1959 saw the introduction of the Maserati 3500 GT Spider model. The 3500 GT Spider was designed and the bodywork was built by carrosseria Vignale. In contradiction with the 3500 GT coupe the 3500 GT Spider featured a bodywork entirely manufactured from steel, also the wheelbase was shortened with ten centimetres to 250 cm. In 1961 both the 3500 GT coupe and Spider were equipped with a Lucas petrol injection system. This system was responsible for an increase of engine capacity by 15 DIN bhp. Another change was the standard fitment of a 5-speed gearbox. These changes increased the maximum speed up to an astonishing 235 km/h. (146 mph.) making the Maserati 3500 GTI one of the fastest sportscars of it's days. The petrol injected cars were named GTI with the additional capital "I" which stood for injection. The Maserati 3500 coupe and Spider were built until 1964. (1.981 GT & GTI coupe models 242 Spider models).

Technical data

6 cylinder in-line engine
carburettors: 3x twin choke Weber
cylinder capacity: 3485 cc.
capacity: 220 bhp. (235 GTI) at 5500 tpm.
top-speed: 215 km/h. (235 km/h. GTI)
gearbox: ZF 4-speed, manual (5-speed GTI)
weight: 1150 kg.

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