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Made To Drive | S09 E03

This 1960 Maserati 3500 GT Spyder Vignale Is A New Start

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We're all affected differently. Some people fall in love because their dad or uncle had one. Others fall in love out of necessity, constant breakdowns requiring them to work on their car. For Mr. Frank Mandarano a tour through the Maserati factory in the '60s was enough for him to be smitten. He bought his first Maserati a few years later, a red 3500GT, which promptly broke the day after he bought it.

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Sotirios Bakaimis
Sotirios Bakaimis

Ι think the spyder is in a more harmonic form-shape than the coupe. Great Video, car & gentleman!!!

Robert in LA
Robert in LA

Serious rag top man, and lovely car.

Andrew Salt
Andrew Salt

Stunning

Hubert
Hubert

One of my favourites. The car as well as Philippe´s wristwatch.

Dennis White
Dennis White

Ah, the “New World” for “A New Start”. Beautiful all the way around!

Amir Kakhsaz
Amir Kakhsaz

I love this car. Back when I was a kid, you could get a coupe for $65K. I was thinking and scheming of ways to come up with the money, but to no avail.

This and the 5000GT were a high point for Maserati.

Frank Ricchio
Frank Ricchio

Another Giovanni Michelotti masterpiece. His deep friendship with Alfredo Vignale and the craftsmen under his employ created some of the most beautiful cars ever produced. Let us not forget that of the over 1,200 cars Michelotti designed, his personal favorite was the Triumph Spitfire and its Big Brother the Triumph GT6. As one who has rescued and restored, to concours condition, a 1970 GT6, I am always hopeful that one day, it will receive the recognition it deserves because, for now, it remains under-recognized, under-valued and under-appreciated.

Charles Michelet
Charles Michelet

Delightful! Well done!

Nick Hochban
Nick Hochban

Beautiful car, great owner, lovely setting, and Dvorak to boot! Great work!