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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1933 - 1935
Numbers built:19
Successor:Maserati 6C 34
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 10, 2017
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Chassis 3005 The very first 8CM customer car, this chassis was delivered new to Raymond Sommer. He raced the car at the 1933 Monaco Grand Prix but was unhappy with its performance. He returned the car to Maserati, who sold it on to Tazio Nuvolari. It was this car that he entered and modi>>>

Chassis 3006 The second 8CM bought by Raymond Sommer, this chassis was raced more extensively by its original owner. He campaigned the car during the 1933 and 1934 seasons at events like the Tunis and Italian Grands Prix. At the 1934 Belgian Grand Prix Sommer placed a close second to the>>>

Chassis 3009 The first 8CM built in 1934, this example was sold new to a French enthusiast. It returned to Italy in 1935 where it was briefly raced. It was eventually acquired by Maserati authority Sean Danaher, who restored the car during the 1990s. After racing the car in historic even>>>

Chassis 3011 One of the most widely raced 8CMs, chassis 3011 was sold new to London-based American Whitney Straight. He raced the car extensively during the 1934 season with particularly success at minor events on the British isles. For the 1935 season, it was sold to and raced by Harry >>>

Chassis 3013 Noted gentleman racer Earl How bought this 8CM new early in 1934. He raced the car extensively during the 1934 season but with little luck. It was then sold to a Britain-based racer from New Zeeland. It was raced by subsequent owners into the 1938 season. Having had a succes>>>

Chassis 3018 Sold new to the great Tazio Nuvolari, this car was raced extensively by the 'Flying Mantuan' during the 1934 season. Halfway through the year, it was fitted with a six-cylinder engine to bring it up to 6C/34 specification. In this guise, the car was driven to victory by Nuvo>>>

Chassis 3020 One of the last 8CMs built, this car was sold new to a Spanish gentleman racer. He sold the car on that same year and by the 1950s, it was in New Zeeland. During the 1980s, it was part of the fabulous collection of Canada-based South African David Cohen. Since the late 1990s>>>

  Article Image gallery (119) Chassis (7) Specifications