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! colspan=2 | '''Maserati 5000 GT'''
 
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! colspan=2 style="text-align:center; font-weight:normal; background:#ddb;" | [[Maserati]]
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| aka
| [[Maserati]]
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! style="background-color: #ccccff;" | aka
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| Tipo 103
 
| Tipo 103
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! style="background-color: #ccccff;" | Production
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| Production  
 
| 1959&ndash;1965<br>34 models constructed
 
| 1959&ndash;1965<br>34 models constructed
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
! style="background-color: #ccccff;" | Class
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| Class
 
| [[Grand Tourer]]
 
| [[Grand Tourer]]
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|- style="vertical-align:top; background:#f0f0f0;"
! style="background-color: #ccccff;" | Body style
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| Body Style
 
| 2-door, 2+2-seat [[coupé]]
 
| 2-door, 2+2-seat [[coupé]]
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
! style="background-color: #ccccff;" | Length
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| Length
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| 187.4 in (4760 mm)
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! style="background-color: #ccccff;" | Width
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| Width
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| 66.9 in (1700 mm)
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
! style="background-color: #ccccff;" | Height
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| Height  
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| 52 in (1320 mm)
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! style="background-color: #ccccff;" | Wheelbase
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| Wheelbase  
| 2600 mm
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| 102.4 in (2600 mm)
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
! style="background-color: #ccccff;" | Weight  
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| Weight
| 1600 kg
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| 3527.4 lb (1600 kg)
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! style="background-color: #ccccff;" | Transmission
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| Transmission
| ZF 4 speed manual and reverse, RWD<br>ZF 5-speed manual (from 1963), RWD
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| [[ZF]] 4 speed manual and reverse, RWD<br>ZF 5-speed manual (from 1963), RWD
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|- style="vertical-align:top;"
! style="background-color: #ccccff;" | Engine
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| Engine
| 4.9 litre (4937.8 cc) 90º [[V8]], Four twin-choke 45 IDM Weber carburettors<br>4.9 litre (4941.1cc) 90º [[V8]], Lucas indirect fuel injection (1960)
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| 4.9 litre (4937.8 cc) 90º OHV [[V8]], Four twin-choke 45 IDM Weber carburettors<br>4.9 litre (4941.1cc) 90º OHV [[V8]], Lucas indirect fuel injection (1960)
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! style="background-color: #ccccff;" | Power
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| Power
| 340 hp @ 5500 rpm (from 1960 325 hp @ 5800 rpm)
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| 345 hp @ 5500 rpm (from 1960 340 hp @ 5800 rpm)
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! style="background-color: #ccccff;" | Similar
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| Similar
 
| [[Ferrari 250]]<br>[[Aston Martin DB4]]
 
| [[Ferrari 250]]<br>[[Aston Martin DB4]]
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| Designer
 
| [[Carrozzeria Touring]]<br>[[Carrozzeria Allemano]]<br>[[Frua]]<br>[[Carrozzeria Monterosa]]<br>[[Pininfarina]]<br>[[Ghia]]<br>[[Michelotti]]<br>[[Bertone]]
 
| [[Carrozzeria Touring]]<br>[[Carrozzeria Allemano]]<br>[[Frua]]<br>[[Carrozzeria Monterosa]]<br>[[Pininfarina]]<br>[[Ghia]]<br>[[Michelotti]]<br>[[Bertone]]
 
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'''Maserati 5000 GT''' (1959 - 1965) were thirty-four 2-door coupé automobiles, made by [[Maserati]] of Italy.
 
'''Maserati 5000 GT''' (1959 - 1965) were thirty-four 2-door coupé automobiles, made by [[Maserati]] of Italy.
 
 
The first car in the ''Tipo 103'' series, was the ''Scia of Persia'', delivered to Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, who had been impressed by the [[Maserati 3500]].  He commissioned Maserati's chief engineer Giulio Alfieri to utilize a slightly modified 5-litre engine from the [[Maserati 450S]] on the 3500GT's chassis.  [[Carrozzeria Touring]] developed the [[superleggera]] tubing and aluminum body of the two-seater coupe.   
 
The first car in the ''Tipo 103'' series, was the ''Scia of Persia'', delivered to Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, who had been impressed by the [[Maserati 3500]].  He commissioned Maserati's chief engineer Giulio Alfieri to utilize a slightly modified 5-litre engine from the [[Maserati 450S]] on the 3500GT's chassis.  [[Carrozzeria Touring]] developed the [[superleggera]] tubing and aluminum body of the two-seater coupe.   
 
The second car, also by Touring, was displayed at [[Salone dell'automobile di Torino]] 1959.
 
The second car, also by Touring, was displayed at [[Salone dell'automobile di Torino]] 1959.
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*Front discs, rear drums (later all-discs)
 
*Front discs, rear drums (later all-discs)
 
In 1960 the engine got [[Lucas Automotive|Lucas]] [[fuel injection]] (325 bhp).  
 
In 1960 the engine got [[Lucas Automotive|Lucas]] [[fuel injection]] (325 bhp).  
After three bodies by Touring, the main body partner since 1960 became [[Carrozzeria Allemano]] which did 22 of the cars.  Other builders were [[Frua]] (3),  
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After three bodies by Touring, the main body partner since 1960 became [[Allemano|Carrozzeria Allemano]] which did 22 of the cars.  Other builders were [[Frua]] (3),  
[[Carrozzeria Monterosa]] (2), [[Pininfarina]] (1), [[Ghia]] (1), [[Michelotti]] (1) and [[Bertone]] (1).  At least one convertible Allemano was made.
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[[Monterosa|Carrozzeria Monterosa]] (2), [[Pininfarina]] (1), [[Ghia]] (1), [[Michelotti]] (1) and [[Bertone]] (1).  At least one convertible Allemano was made.
  
 
The 5000 GT was sold at prices around USD 17000 (twice the cost of a [[Maserati 3500]]), and in many respects individualized to the desires of its celebrity buyers, including Aga Khan, Italian industrialist Gianni Agnelli, sportsman Briggs Cunningham, actor Stewart Granger, Ferdinando Innocenti, Basil Read, Count Giuseppe Comola, and president Adolfo Lopez Mateos.
 
The 5000 GT was sold at prices around USD 17000 (twice the cost of a [[Maserati 3500]]), and in many respects individualized to the desires of its celebrity buyers, including Aga Khan, Italian industrialist Gianni Agnelli, sportsman Briggs Cunningham, actor Stewart Granger, Ferdinando Innocenti, Basil Read, Count Giuseppe Comola, and president Adolfo Lopez Mateos.
 
Over time, some of the cars were added to Alfredo Brener's collection, that was auctioned in 2003.
 
Over time, some of the cars were added to Alfredo Brener's collection, that was auctioned in 2003.
 
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==Photos==
 
==Photos==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
Image:5000GT 62Allemano DwhoPB99.jpg|1962 5000GT special by [[Carrozeria Allemano]]
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Image:5000GT 62Allemano DwhoPB99.jpg|1962 5000GT special by [[Allemano|Carrozeria Allemano]]- aka 'the Indianapolis'
 
Image:5000GTFrua1962.jpg|1962 5000GT special by [[Frua]]
 
Image:5000GTFrua1962.jpg|1962 5000GT special by [[Frua]]
 
Image:5000GTGhia-Michelotti1962.jpg|1962 5000GT special by [[Ghia]] and [[Michelotti]]
 
Image:5000GTGhia-Michelotti1962.jpg|1962 5000GT special by [[Ghia]] and [[Michelotti]]
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Image:5000gt-001a.jpg|5000GT special by [[Pininfarina]]
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Image:5000gt-020a.jpg|5000GT special by [[Ghia|Carrozzeria Ghia]]
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Image:5000gt-019a.jpg|5000GT special by [[Monterosa|Carrozzeria Monterosa]]
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
  
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{{Maserati}}
 
{{Maserati}}
  
[[Category:Maserati vehicles]]
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[[Category:Maserati Vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Rear wheel drive vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Rear wheel drive vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Luxury vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Luxury vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Prestige vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Prestige vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Grand tourers]]
 
[[Category:Grand tourers]]

Latest revision as of 14:11, 27 March 2007

5000gt-013a.jpg
Maserati 5000 GT
Maserati
aka Tipo 103
Production 1959–1965
34 models constructed
Class Grand Tourer
Body Style 2-door, 2+2-seat coupé
Length 187.4 in (4760 mm)
Width 66.9 in (1700 mm)
Height 52 in (1320 mm)
Wheelbase 102.4 in (2600 mm)
Weight 3527.4 lb (1600 kg)
Transmission ZF 4 speed manual and reverse, RWD
ZF 5-speed manual (from 1963), RWD
Engine 4.9 litre (4937.8 cc) 90º OHV V8, Four twin-choke 45 IDM Weber carburettors
4.9 litre (4941.1cc) 90º OHV V8, Lucas indirect fuel injection (1960)
Power 345 hp @ 5500 rpm (from 1960 340 hp @ 5800 rpm)
Similar Ferrari 250
Aston Martin DB4
Designer Carrozzeria Touring
Carrozzeria Allemano
Frua
Carrozzeria Monterosa
Pininfarina
Ghia
Michelotti
Bertone

Maserati 5000 GT (1959 - 1965) were thirty-four 2-door coupé automobiles, made by Maserati of Italy. The first car in the Tipo 103 series, was the Scia of Persia, delivered to Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, who had been impressed by the Maserati 3500. He commissioned Maserati's chief engineer Giulio Alfieri to utilize a slightly modified 5-litre engine from the Maserati 450S on the 3500GT's chassis. Carrozzeria Touring developed the superleggera tubing and aluminum body of the two-seater coupe. The second car, also by Touring, was displayed at Salone dell'automobile di Torino 1959. Specifications were

  • Maserati 450S-derived V8 cylinder, four-OHC, 4937.8 ccm litre,
  • four 45 DCOE Weber carburetor engine (340 bhp at 5500 rpm),
  • mechanical Magneti-Marelli ignition, dual spark plugs and dual fuelpump
  • 4-speed ZF (later 5-speed)
  • Front discs, rear drums (later all-discs)

In 1960 the engine got Lucas fuel injection (325 bhp). After three bodies by Touring, the main body partner since 1960 became Carrozzeria Allemano which did 22 of the cars. Other builders were Frua (3), Carrozzeria Monterosa (2), Pininfarina (1), Ghia (1), Michelotti (1) and Bertone (1). At least one convertible Allemano was made.

The 5000 GT was sold at prices around USD 17000 (twice the cost of a Maserati 3500), and in many respects individualized to the desires of its celebrity buyers, including Aga Khan, Italian industrialist Gianni Agnelli, sportsman Briggs Cunningham, actor Stewart Granger, Ferdinando Innocenti, Basil Read, Count Giuseppe Comola, and president Adolfo Lopez Mateos. Over time, some of the cars were added to Alfredo Brener's collection, that was auctioned in 2003.

Photos

Literature

  • Maurice Khawam, Maserati 5000 GT - A Significant Automobile.

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