This car left the factory in May 1966 finished in Rosso Cordoba over black Connolly leather. It was later imported to the U.S., but despite the odometer showing 37,849 km, it was sold by Guy Anderson of Georgia to Mr Piet Pulford in the UK. UK-based Maserati specialists McGrath Maserati were tasked with mechanical and electrical work, while Vale Cottage Motors were tasked with bodywork, and work was completed in 2011. Detailed records track the project from the engineer’s report to final finishing and show expenditure of more than £300,000.
An unused, original factory gearbox was sourced along with new wiring and correct trim details. The body was given a bare-metal restoration with a repaint in Blu Azzuro and the interior completely rebuilt to original specification. Restoration work was finished in 2016. In early 2018 it was sent to specialist Franco Tralli in Modena who installed a period-correct, rebuilt 3.7-litre engine. Importantly, the original engine block is still with the car. It has covered only a few 100 km since and is ready to show, drive and enjoy.
The car comes with a Maserati Classiche document “ Technical and Aesthetic Characteristics certificate 66 / 2016” and a large folder of invoices (between 2011 and 2018) by Vale Cottage Motors, McGrath Maserati en Franco Tralli.
Early 2020 the following work was done
The car received a new starter crown. The steering house was revised, parts of the engine were redone. The exhaust outlet was cracked and was properly fixed. This work was carried out in Belgium. The odometer showing 39,525 km.