It was Tuesday, December 1st, 1914, when Alfieri, Ettore and Ernesto Maserati opened their workshop on Via de’ Pepoli 1 in Bologna. The name of the company was “Societa’ Anonima Officine Alfieri Maserati”.
The war interrupted their activities but not their aspirations; they returned from the front unscathed and more creative than ever.
Maserati Alfieri is a concept car from the Italian car manufacturer Maserati that was first shown at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, but has since been confirmed for production.
It is named after Alfieri Maserati (1887–1932), one of the five Maserati Brothers, and marks the 100 year anniversary of the Maserati car maker, which was established 1914 in Bologna. It has been developed at the Maserati Centro Stile in Turin.
The chief overall designer was Marco Tencone, the exterior chief designer was Giovanni Ribotta. The project was managed by Lorenzo Ramaciotti (born 1948) Centro Stile director since 2007 and in 2014 was the head of Fiat-Chrysler Global Design.
The Alfieri uses design elements of the Maserati A6 GCS/54 designed by Pininfarina in 1954. It is based on the chassis of the lighter Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale with shorter wheelbase of 24 cm, with locking transaxle and Ferrari-derived V8 engine of 4.7 liter 460 hp and 520 Nm at 4750 rpm.
Maserati Alfieri is our homage to Maserati’s sports heritage and it is the future of Maserati design. The Alfieri Concept Sports Car from Maserati is here.
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INSPIRATION. NOT REVIVAL.
One of the most iconic cars of all time inspired the Alfieri designers: the 1954 Maserati A6 GCS by Pininfarina, a thoroughbred racing machine and masterpiece of automotive design. But Alfieri is not a nostalgic and retrospective study. It is one of the most beautiful sculptures on wheels.
ALFIERI, THE FATHER OF MASERATI.
Alfieri Maserati adored speed. He raced cars both as mechanic and from the driver’s seat with great success. He was a visionary, an extrovert character but a realist at the same time.
The 1954 model Maserati A6 GCS/54 was an inspiration for the new Alfieri design in 2014.
The Alfieri was confirmed for production in 2016 at a Fiat Chrysler event on May 6, 2014. The production version will receive three different V6 engine choices, producing 410 bhp (306 kW; 416 PS), 450 bhp (336 kW; 456 PS), and 520 bhp (388 kW; 527 PS), respectively.
The 450 horsepower and 520 horsepower versions will only have an all-wheel drive system. The Alfieri will be joined by an Alfieri convertible in 2017
Price as of December 2014 $90,864 or £60,000Share