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Maserati Today –


On 1st December 1914, Maserati the well known Italian luxurious car maker was established in Bologna. Headquarters of this automobile manufacturer are now situated in Modena and its emblem is a trident. Recently, this leading company became the part of the sports car groups including Alfa Romeo.


This automaker has plans to start new dealerships in seven cities by 2015. In 2012, Maserati will start one dealership in New Delhi and the second dealership will be open in Mumbai. Recently, this brand was officially launched in India in association with the Shreyans Group.


At the Hotel du Cap Eden Roc in Antibes, Maserati was seen with Fendi, iconic fashion brand, at the AmfAR charity gala on May 19, during the Cannes film festival.


The National Geographic Channel created a documentary on the Maserati GranCabrio model. On 12 May 2011, the automaker introduced the new GranTurismo MC Stradale and the bi-color 1954 A6G Allemano models at the Gentlemen’s Rendez-vous 2011.  


Maserati History -


From the beginning of 20th century, all Maserati brothers namely, Alfieri, Bindo, Carlo, Ettore, and Ernesto were all interested and involved with vehicles.


On 1December 1914, Maserati was established in Bologna by Officine Alfieri Maserati.


In 1926, production of the Diatto model which was built by Alfieri, Bindo, and Ernesto was suspended. This lead to the creation of the first Maserati model and the founding of the Maserati marque. Alfieri manufactured the first all-Maserati model, the Tipo 26 and it was the first to showcase the trident badge. The Maserati model which was driven by Alfieri won the Targa Florio 1926.


In 1927, Alfieri achieved a third place with the Maserati at the Targa Florio.


In 1929, the 16-cylidner engine was unveiled at the famous Italian Grand Prix.


In 1930, Borzacchini driven the V4 and won the first outright Grand Prix for Maserati in Tripoli.


On 3rd March 1932, Alfieri Maserati died.


In 1933, Tazio Nuvolari got associated with Maserati and won the Belgian Grand Prix.


In 1936, Maserati brothers found a patron in Gino Rovere who invested in this company. Nino Farina was elected as a new chairman.


In 1937, the remaining Maserati brothers sold their stakes in the company to the Adolfo Orsi family.


In 1939-40, Maserati 8CTF model won the Indianapolis 500 and it was the only Italian automaker ever to do so.


In 1940, this automaker relocated its headquarters to their hometown of Modena from Bologna.


In 1950s, the popular Argentinean driver, Juan-Manuel Fangio raced for Maserati. From this very same year, competition with Ferrari and Alfa Romeo was extremely increasing.


In 1953, the company went back into motor racing segment and specially hired the engineer, Gioacchino Colombo who manufactured more powerful version of the A6 GCM.


In 1954, the Maserati 250 F model was introduced and on its debut, it won the Argentine Grand Prix.


In 1957, Maserati 250F model won the world championship for the fifth time. Due to Guidizzolo tragedy, it had retired from factory racing participation and continued to manufacture vehicles for privateers.


In 1958, the 3500 GT model was launched under this brand.


In 1962, the Vignale-bodied Sebring model was introduced under this brand.


In 1963, this automaker launched the Mistral Coupe.


In 1964, this company unveiled the new Spider model.


In 1967, the latest Ghibli, two-seat coupe model was introduced under Maserati.


In 1968, the French automobile manufacturer, Citroen was taken over Maserati.


In 1969, the new two-seat convertible model, Ghibli was launched by this automaker.


In 1971, the Maserati Bora model was introduced with first mass-produced mid-engined at Geneva Motor Show.

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