Marking the 60th anniversary of the 3500 GT, Maserati has debuted two special edition versions of the GranTurismo and GranCabrio Sport at the Geneva Motor Show 2017 recently alongside Levante Ermenegildo Zegna.
The 3500 GT was the first ever GT car that segmented the market in 1957 and it also made its global debut at the Geneva Motor Show at the time. Post the debut, Maserati sold over 2200 units of the 3500 GT in both coupe and cabrio versions.
The Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio Special Editions have been blessed with new Rosso Italiano three-layer paint for the exteriors. Furthermore, the special edition Maserati models also receive MC-design 20″ alloy wheels with a new Glossy Black finish that matches the Special Edition logo wheel centre caps.
Maserati has laid out the internals with Poltrona Frau leather or leather/Alcantara upholstery and has used four different combinations for the stitching. The new special editions have door sills in carbon fibre featuring the Special Edition logo and the dedicated plate on the central tunnel with a carbon fibre holder. Maserati will be making only 400 units of the Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio Sport.
The Levante Ermenegildo Zegna show car features a new silk fabric developed by E. Zegna atelier specially for Maserati. The ‘Chevron’ beige silk fabric is combined with full premium beige leather on the front and rear seats. Maserati has also used the same fabric with a ‘Natte’ pattern on the door panels, while a ‘Jersey’ pattern adorns the roof lining and sun visors. The beige cabin also receives a full premium black leather covering the upper part of the dashboard.