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391 Maserati 300S (1957) - Mark Knopfler

Maserati 300S (1956) Engine 2991cc S6 DOC Production 28

Registration Number XYJ 434

MASERATI SET

 

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Built to contest the World Sportscar Championship and powered by a 3 litre straight six engine based on the design of the Maserati 250F with a lengthened stroke twin choke Weber carburettors designed by engineer Vittorio Bellentani with an output of 245bhp and mated to a five speed gearbox.. With an aluminium body by Medardo Fantuzzi. The brakes like the 250F were machine alloy finned drums.

 

This car isroad registered owned by rock legend Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits fame and is regularly raced by him in Historic Sportscar races

 

Many Thanks for a fan'dabi'dozi 27,865,100 views

 

Shot 27:07:2014 at Silverstone Historic Festival REF: 103-391

 

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Taken on July 27, 2014