The Maserati 3500GT established Maserati as a road car manufacturer as it was their first production project. From 1957 to 1964 Maserati produced over 2000 of these models which was a stark contrast to the limited number of race and road cars produced in the Maserati-Brothers era in the preceding decade.
Maserati’s success with the 3500 largely stems from the vision of company owner Adolfo Orsi and designer engineer Giulio Alfieri who had worked on the previous Maserati A6 and Maserati 250Fs designs. Internally the car was known as the Tipo 101 which is reflected in the chassis and motor numbers of each car.
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