The Maserati 5000GT was a coach-built masterpiece with a racing heart

This year marks six decades since the Maserati 5000 GT debuted at the Turin Motor Show, a car conceived as a 2+2 coupé built to the specific request of the Shah of Persia. Only 34 chassis left Maserati’s Viale Ciro Menotti plant in Modena, getting coach-built bodies from the best names in the business between 1959 and 1965.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/12/03/maserati-5000gt-was-coach-built-masterpiece-with-racing-heart