Maserati at the Motor Valley Fest 2019

Maserati’s participation in the Motor Valley Fest was kicked off on 16th May 2019 at 9:30 a.m. at the Luciano Pavarotti Teatro Comunale of Modena in via del Teatro 8 with an inaugural conference, entitled “Il futuro dell’automotive” (The Future of the Automobile Industry). Maserati, headquartered in Modena since 1939, is taking part in the first edition of the Motor Valley Fest, Motor Valley’s big festival, celebrating the legend of this part of Italy. This is a part of Italy that has always combined the love and passion for speed with class and elegance.

Programme of Events:

16th – 19th May: No-charge exhibit, “Maserati – A Century of Victories”, a series of lithographic prints inspired by the spectacular posters that celebrate a century of Trident success.
Also on exhibition, works of art by Enzo Naso and Beppe Zagaglia.
Maserati Headquarters – Entrance from Via Divisione Acqui 17, Modena

Opening hours exhibition:

Thursday 16th May – Friday 17th May, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, and from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 18th May, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (with no break for lunch)
Sunday 19th May, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (with no break for lunch)

The most important vehicles of the Maserati Story will be on display both inside and outside the factory buildings:

  • Tipo 6 CM in which Luigi Villoresi won the Targa Florio in 1939;
  • A6 1500, the first road car produced by Maserati in 1947;
  • 3500 GT Spyder Vignale, convertible version of the first Maserati mass produced road car (3500GT);
  • Tipo 63 Birdcage of 1961, the legendary racing “two-seater sports car” featuring an extremely innovative chassis and 12-cylinder V 60° rear engine;
  • Quattroporte I, the first generation Quattroporte created in 1963, now in its sixth generation;
  • Ghibli, the first Maserati road car with a sporty dry sump engine;
  • Bora, the first Maserati road car equipped with a central rear engine, from 1971;
  • 320 S, prototype barchetta sport model based on the 3200 GT, with just a single example ever being produced;
  • GranTurismo MC GT4, an authentic racing car based on the GranTurismo MC, constructed for the customer teams participating in the GT4 European Series and in the Pirelli World Challenge USA;
  • MC12 Corsa, the winner of innumerable FIA GT World Championships.

Judith van Pietersom

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