Tuesday, September 27, 2011

The history of Maserati

    Maserati officially began in 1926 when the Bologna, Italy, brothers, lay the Diatto had worked previously for cars ruled that stopped after Diatto, racing cars, that would make it their own.

    They created a race car, won the 1926 Targa Florio. This race was taken up in the hills of Palermo, Sicily was held and both a dangerous and treacherous race, the hairpin curves and temperature differences due to the elevation changes during the race. Since this is a difficult track to drive to get around to win the race brought prestige to the brothers. Enough to send them on their way to the manufacture of racing cars. Brother Mario created the logo, which is known all over the world and these brothers began the creation of four, six, eight and sixteen-cylinder racing car.


    Though, was the brother of Alfieri, the driver, that first race, that Maserati had occurred, he died in 1932 won. With his death, the other brothers sat together for another five years by selling their parts of the company to Adolfo Orsi in 1937. However, these brothers remained an active part in shaping the car and took engineering roles with the new company when it relocated to Modena.

    In 1939, Maserati was the winner of the Indianapolis 500 in consecutive years. Then came the war and Maserati stopped cars and instead focused on the war effort. There was a time of trials and tribulations, the Maserati over against Volkswagen. Maserati is trying to create a car for Mussolini in the hope of doing so before Ferry Porsche of Adolph Hitler. Of course they could in this sixteen V Towncar concept. But the technique was useful in the design of the A6 series, which became popular after the war.


    After the war, went back to the creation of Maserati race cars. In 1950, Maserati won the world championship. In 1993, Fiat was the owner of the Maserati name and in 1999, gave Ferrari, who was also of Fiat, announced a V8 engine and an automatic transmission in the 2002 Coupe and Spyder models, as with some success. It should not surprise that Maserati in Italy, the home of Ferrari and Lamborghini was coming.
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