1953 Maserati A6GCS Frua Spider

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Maserati A6 (1947–1956) were various cars made by Maserati of Italy, named for Alfieri Maserati (one of the Maserati brothers, founders of Maserati) and for the straight-six engine.

To compete in the World Sportscar Championship, the A6GCS/53 (1953–55) was developed (170 bhp), spyders initially designed by Colombo and refined by Medardo Fantuzzi and Celestino Fiandri. Fifty-two were made. An additional four berlinettas and one spider were designed by Pininfarina, their final design of a Maserati, on a commission by Rome dealer Guglielmo Dei who had acquired six chassises. Also, Vignale made one spider.

The 1954 Mondial de l’Automobile in Paris showed the A6GCS/54, which came in berlinetta, barchetta and spider versions (150 bhp), with designs by Pietro Frua, Ghia and Carrozzeria Allemano. It was also referred to as the A6G/2000 and 60 were made.

This car won the Polyphony Digital Award at Pebble Beach in 2014, and will likely be included in Gran Turismo 6 or Gran Turismo 7.

Source: Wikipedia (original)

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Engine: 2.0L Straight 6
Weight: 1,000 kg / 2,204 lbs
Power: 127 kW / 170 hp / 173 PS
0-100 kph: -
Torque: -
Top Speed: 240 kph / 149 mph

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