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Maserati is a sports car manufacturer from Modena in Italy. The company’s emblem is a red trident. Today, Maserati belongs to the Italian car manufacturer Fiat. In 2007 the Italian sports car manufacturer sold 7,000 units, which set record profits in its 90 year history.
Maserati - The history of the sports car manufacturer
The Italian sports car manufacturer was founded on 1 December 1914 by the Maserati brothers in Bologna. However, only by 1926 did the company start to become a famous sports car manufacturer. It achieved countless successes on race tracks all over the world - such as several races in the Formula 1 from 1950 until 1958. In 1957 Juan Manuel Fangio won the Formula 1 World Championship with a Maserati 250 F for the fifth time.
The Italian make did not only convince as a sports car manufacturer but also with its mass-production vehicles. The company gained reputation and success with their sporty double-seaters, with their striking design and speed. Most of the models of the Italian business were named after various wind types which symbolise the velocity of the vehicles.
Maserati classic cars
The Maserati 5000 GT was one of the fastest cars of its time and was based upon the Maserati 3500 of which 2,000 were sold between 1958 and 1964. The Maserati Mistral was constructed between 1963 and 1970 and sold about 9,000 times. It was constructed as coupé and convertible, and its 3,5 to 4,0 litre engines achieved up to 245 horse powers.
Further important Maserati models are Maserati Bora (sold about 9,000 units between 1971 and 1980), Maserati Merak (1,800 units between 1972 and 1982) and the Maserati Khamsin which sold about 400 units between 1974 and 1983.