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  Maserati A6GCS/53 Pinin Farina Berlinetta
 

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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1953 - 1954
Numbers built:4
Introduced at:1954 Turin Motor Show
Designed by:Pinin Farina
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:July 28, 2014
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Engine
Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 1,986 cc / 121.2 cu in
Bore / Stroke 76.5 mm (3 in) / 72.0 mm (2.8 in)
Compression 8.8:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Gear driven
Fuel feed 3 Weber 40 DCO3 Carburettors
Ignition Twin Spark
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 170 bhp / 127 KW @ 7,300 rpm
BHP/Liter 86 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium
Chassis steel tubular frame
Front suspension wishbones, coil springs, Houdaille dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension live axle, coil springs, Houdaille dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering worm gear
Brakes hydraulic drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Clutch Dry, multi-plate
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,000 kilo / 2,205 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,880 mm (152.8 in) / 1,570 mm (61.8 in) / 1,150 mm (45.3 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,310 mm (90.9 in) / 1,335 mm (52.6 in) / 1,220 mm (48 in)
Fuel tank 125 Litre (33 Gallon US / 27.5 Gallon Imperial)
Wheels 4.5 x 16
Tyres 6 x 16

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.17 bhp / kg
Top Speed 240 km/h (149 mph)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Maserati, the Grand Prix and Sports cars, model by model 1926-2003, by Maurizio Tabucchi
  • Maserati, a complete history from 1926 to present, by Luigi Orsi and Franco Zagari
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