1957 Maserati 150 S

1957 Maserati 150 S 1957 Maserati 150 S
Designer: Fantuzzi
Chassis #: 1675
This #1675, 150S was the last of 23 in this series from 1955 to 1957. These 1,481 cc engines also powered two racing boats, two GT cars and one Lotus chassis. Using twin gear driven overhead camshafts (without head gaskets), dual ignition, dual two-choke Weber carburetors and dry sump lubrication with 9:1 compression, they produced 140 to 165 hp which was good for over 140 mph. The transmission was a four-speed and rear suspension was DeDion, a first for Maserati in sports racers. Aluminum coachwork was by Fantuzzi.

A first at Nurburgring in 1955 by Jean Behra was its most outstanding finished. Many reached the U.S. as S.C.C.A. racing in the 1.5-liter class was very popular. This one was raced on the west coast by Bob Baker.

Its second owner has entered it in vintage events at Laguna Seca, Road America, Roebling Road, Steamboat Springs, Gateway, and Waterford Hills, Chicago International Concours, and the Louis Vuitton Concours at Rockerfeller Center. it is in original condition with the addition of a roll bar, fuel cell and paint in 1991.


1957 Maserati Concepts

Concepts by Maserati



Recent Vehicle Additions

Related Automotive News

Historic Lotus 19 Raced By Moss, Hill, Ireland And Clark Comes To The Open Market For The First Time In 57 Years

Historic Lotus 19 Raced By Moss, Hill, Ireland And Clark Comes To The Open Market For The First Time In 57 Years

1960 Lotus 19 Monte Carlo, Chassis 953 Raced by some of the greatest British racing drivers Jim Clark won in this car at Oulton Park in 1964 Signed by Sir Stirling Moss and the last car driven by h...
Mazda Team Joest Reveals 2019 Lineup

Mazda Team Joest Reveals 2019 Lineup

Endurance racing superstars join Mazda Team Joest veterans for new IMSA season IRVINE, Calif. (January 2, 2019) – A combination of Mazda racing veterans and new faces with endurance racing...
1951 Italian Grand Prix: Promising Result Left Unfilfilled

1951 Italian Grand Prix: Promising Result Left Unfilfilled

In 1957, at the Italian Grand Prix, Andre Simon, almost as usual, would share a drive with Ottorino Volonterio and would finish his final Formula One grand prix in 11th place. And while the fact Simon...
Aston Martin Racing Proves Winning Potential At Laguna Seca

Aston Martin Racing Proves Winning Potential At Laguna Seca

Having started from pole position, Aston Martin Racing led the fiercely competitive GT category at Laguna Seca, California, until the first refuelling stops. Competing on the third round of the American...
1956 24 Hours of Le Mans: The Rise of Two Counts

1956 24 Hours of Le Mans: The Rise of Two Counts

The 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans would end up being the darkest day in all of motorsport when Pierre Levegh launched off the back of Lance Macklins Austin-Healey and crashed into a barrier sending large...
© 1998-2020. All rights reserved. The material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


Vehicle information, history, and specifications from concept to production.

Follow ConceptCarz on Facebook Follow ConceptCarz on Twitter RSS News Feed

Conceptcarz.com
© 1998-2020 Conceptcarz.com Reproduction or reuse prohibited without written consent.