Go to Ultimatecarpage.com

  Ultimatecarpage.com  > Cars by brand  > Italy  > Maserati
A6GCS/53 Frua Spider
Car search:
Quick Advanced 
Cars statistics: 6151 cars, 497 makes, 41264 images; Events statistics: 289 reports, 61290 images; Forum statistics: 92,132 members, 44,172 topics; more...


  Maserati A6GCS/53 Frua Spider
 

  Article Image gallery (28) 2110 Specifications User Comments (4)  
Click here to open the Maserati A6GCS/53 Frua Spider gallery   
Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1953 - 1956
Numbers built:3
Designed by:Pietro Frua
Predecessor:Maserati A6G 2000 Frua Spider
Successor:Maserati A6G/54 2000 Frua Spider
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:June 24, 2010
Download: All images

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
Fuel feed 3 Weber 40 DCO/3 Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 170 bhp / 127 KW @ 7,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 86 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis steel and aluminium body on steel ladder frame
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs, Houdaille hydraulic shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, Houdaille hydraulic dampers
Steering worm-and-sector
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 740 kilo / 1,631 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,280 mm (168.5 in) / 1,520 mm (59.8 in) / 1,451 mm (57.1 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,310 mm (90.9 in) / N/A / N/A

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.23 bhp / kg
Top Speed 235 km/h (146 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
Related cars
Related articles
Useful links

  Article Image gallery (28) 2110 Specifications User Comments (4)