Maserati 5000 GT 

  • built in Italy
  • 1959
  • 325 HP 4.9L
  • 167 mph
At his suggestion, Alfieri and Adolfo Orsi fitted the 4.5-liter V8 into a chassis, creating the first 5000 GT.
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In their catalog, Maserati only listed Allemano as their standard bodystyle with elegant styling by Giovanni Michelotti.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Maserati 5000 GT

0-60mph

5000 GT
6.1 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

5000 GT
167 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

1/4 mile

5000 GT
14.3 s
Agera R
10.1 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Maserati 5000 GT

Number built

5000 GT
22 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

Horsepower

5000 GT
325 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

In The News From around the web

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Maserati 5000 GT

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It made the engine more responsive across the ROM band, but sapped 15 bhp from the unit.
Bore and stroke were altered on the engine to make it more usable.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Maserati
Type of car Production car
Year 1959
Number built 22 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.18 lb/hp
Maximum hp 325 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Maximum torque 327 ft-lb @ 3,600 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,900 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 3.5 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 167 mph
1/4 mile 14.3 s
0-60mph 6.1 s

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 406/? 127
Rear wheels 178/? 160

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,634 lb
Width 66.9 in
Height 52 in
Length 187.4 in
Front track width 54.7 in
Wheelbase 102.4 in
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