Lot 135

1955 Maserati A6GCS/53 Spider

Coachwork by Frua

Register to Bid

SOLD $5,170,000


$5,500,000 - $6,500,000





Car Highlights

One of Only Three Frua Spiders Built on Maserati’s A6GCS/53 Chassis

A Masterpiece of Italian Design; Among the Most Beautiful Sports Cars of the 1950s

Displayed at Numerous California Concours in Period Including Pebble Beach

Provenance Includes Noted Collectors Ken Hutchison, Bill Jacobs, and Bob Rubin

Awarded the Coppa d’Oro at the 2010 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

Documented by Respected Maserati Historian Adolfo Orsi Jr.

Technical Specs

1,985 CC DOHC Twin-Plug Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Three Weber 40 DCO3 Carburetors

170 BHP at 7,300 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Hydraulic Finned-Alloy Drum Brakes

Front Independent Coil-Spring Suspension with Houdaille Shock Absorbers

Rear Live Axle with Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Houdaille Shock Absorbers

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that this vehicle is titled 1956.

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