Maserati is a brand whose name instantly commands attention. But its status today was built upon generations of legendary, industry-shaping icons. Learn more about some of our favorite classic Maserati cars below — and if one interests you, please reach out to Show Cars of Boca Raton, where we acquire and ship cars nationwide to make our customers’ car dreams come true.
Maserati 3500 GT
Also known as the Tipo 101, the Maserati 3500 GT was the automaker’s first successful release of a grand touring car, which would over time because the brand’s bread-and-butter. Produced between 1957 and 1964, it’s one of the most famous Maserati cars of all time.
Maserati 5000 GT
When it launched, the 5000 GT was the most expensive car in the world, and for good reason. It was made by request of the Shah of Persia, who asked Maserati to combine the 3500 GT’s chassis with the 5.0-liter engine from the 450S. Only 34 models were made, making it highly exclusive even if it hadn’t been specifically requisitioned by an actual king.
Still in production today, the Maserati Ghibli is one of the most famous nameplates in car history. The original model, which ran from 1967 to 1973, launched with 306-horsepower engine and could reach a top speed of 155 mph — impressive figures for the time.
In production for more than five decades, the Quattroporte is unquestionably a Maserati icon — perhaps none more so than the Quattroporte V that debuted in 2003. Designed by fabled Italian designer Pininfarina, its elegant style and superb V8 engine have stood the test of time.
Built as a homologation requirement for the FIA GT Championship, the MC12 is one of history’s greatest road-legal race cars. Powered by a screaming 6.0-liter V12, only 50 examples were ever made, making the car highly sought-after by collectors and enthusiasts.
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