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A6 GCS Berlinetta,The Most Beautiful Maserati Ever Made?

Uncover the gorgeous 1953 Maserati A6 GCS “Berlinetta.” Its racing car inspirations and elegant design make it a vision of beauty from every angle. It is this car, the Maserati A6GCS, that was elected the “Maserati of the Century”, that is to say it is the most beautiful Maserati ever built during the 100 year history of the Modena brand.

image credit: Goodwood Road & Racing 

The A6GCS Berlinetta has an immediate impact because of its elegant and slick design and in the detail that, at its launch, enabled it to win the ‘Concorso Internazionale di Eleganza di Roma‘.

image credit: Goodwood Road & Racing 

This meant that the cars had racing specifications with coachwork created starting from a blank sheet of paper. The result was a stylistically perfect car, with distinctive details and a sporty look, but also a timeless elegance and a unique, highly individual style.


The ellipse-shaped central grill with the prominent trident is beautiful, set between four circular headlights that perfectly frame it. The visible double exhaust dominates the left-hand side, on which stands the celebrated Pininfarina logo.

The A6GCS Berlinetta is without doubt a car with extraordinary elegance, but its technical specifications reveal its true nature as a racing car. The car weighs only 740 kg and holds an aspirated L6 six-cylinder engine of 1985 cm3 and 170 cv, able to reach a maximum speed of 235 km/h.