The Maserati A6 1500 shifts into gear

Maserati A6 1500 Turismo, 1950

The Maserati A6 1500 marked a shift in the history of the Modena-based car manufacturer. A shift sparked by Adolfo Orsi, the owner of the company since 1937. At the end of the Second World War, Orsi decided to make a sports car for refined drivers who wanted to express their social status by owning an extraordinary car.

Pinin Farina’s design for Maserati came to life in 61 models between 1947 and 1950; one of them, the one with frame 053, became Evita Perón’s – hence the cute nickname of “Maserita” for the car.

Here we present a Maserati A6 1500 Turismo, featuring a body made by Pinin Farina in 1950.

Photos via:
rmauctions.com

October 17, 2014