Maserati a6g zagato




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  • Maserati A6 were a series of grand tourers, racing sports cars and single seaters made by Maserati A6G 54 Berlinetta Zagato Coupe - EDUCATIA.INFO

    The Canadian auction house will offer this sensational Zagato-bodied Maserati A6G/, an ex-factory demonstrator and Mille Miglia entrant.

    A Maserati A6G/ Zagato that participated in the Mille Miglia was announced as a highlight for the RM Sotheby's Monterey

    Maserati a6g zagato

    Maserati a6g zagato

    The A6 engine was enlarged, precisely to 1, The Zagato berlinettas proved so successful in competition that they carried Maserati to the Italian Sports Car Championship. The coachwork featured several unique and distinguishing details, particularly the front grille, in which the trident badge was set in an oval ring laid within a more circular ring that was ornamented with dual side spears. One of Only 21 Allemano Coupes Built.

    Maserati a6g zagato

    Maserati a6g zagato

    Maserati a6g zagato

    Maserati a6g zagato

    Maserati a6g zagato

    Maserati A6 - Wikipedia

    After the A6GCS became a success on the racetrack, Maserati redesigned the model as a road-going sports car that was more suitable for increased production.

    Maserati expert Luigi Orsini called the model by its full name: It was a high performance 2-litre sports chassis that was crafted into either sports tourer or racing car by the many Italian design houses. Maserati invested little time and capital on A6G54 development by relying on existing designs and choosing to outsource all the bodywork. Right before the all the Maserati brothers had pulled out of the company in , leaving it to Commandatore Adolfo Orsi, they designed a bulletproof inline-6 engine which would eventually power the A6G54 in its definitive form.

    Maserati a6g zagato

    By , a two litre version of the A6 was released and featured some fancy custom bodies, but it took until to get the design right. He tuned to the engine to provide a better power curve and fitted a normal wet-sump lubrication system specifically for the A6G54 The twin-spark cylinder head with its 12 wire distributor was offered only as an option.

    It raised the ante to horsepower in top form. The chassis was built by Gilco and resembled the simple twin parallel tube design used on he first A6. Suspension upfront consisted of double wishbones with a rigid axle in rear.

    Maserati a6g zagato

    Steering and braking came from the A6GCS. Second series A6G Sports were produced from until During that period sixty examples were created despite competition from Ferrari and Fiat with their 8V. As the specification of the A6G54 resembled a sporting nature, especially the Zagato-bodied models , some examples used a special competition cylinder heads.

    All the cars were sold as bare chassis to be fitted with bodies from some of the best Italian design houses. A total of nineteen Zagato Coupes were built and the first, chassis, , was built as a one-of spider.

    These 20 or so Zagato coupes formed the first concrete relationship between the companies. Of all the A6Gs, the Zagato model was the most fit for racing. The methods used by Zagato ensured a lightweight construction. The body was formed, by hand, in aluminum with the Perspex windows all around. Total weight of the Zagato Berlinetta was kg lbs. Each car had remarkable differences both inside and out. As an example chassis was the only A6 to receive the trademark Zagato double bubble roof.

    Maserati a6g zagato

    Vignale and Frua made some wonderful examples on the A6G54 chassis the former making a series of striking two-tone spyders. But these lavish bodies and interiors took very long to complete, so Maserati turned to Allemano who made a series of pedestrian coupes that Maserati were listed in the official catalogue. It was later purchased by Ulisse Pizzi who entered in in the Mille Miglia with starting number , then the Coppa Intereuropa at Monza with number 61 and finally later that year in the Targa Florio.

    Later was donated to the Maserati Museum in and it was restored. Eventually it was passed to the Panini collection based in Modena where it resided until At that time it was privately sold and a large restoration was performed with a new body by Franco Ferrari.

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