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Lot 135

2018   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2018

1955 Maserati A6GCS/53 Spider

Coachwork by Frua

SOLD $5,170,000

Estimate

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

Chassis

2110

Engine

2050

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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