Maserati Touring A8GCS Berlinetta Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera was founded by Felice Bianchi Anderloni and Gaetano Ponzoni in 1926, the company started to produce custom built automotive bodywork with two distinctive features form the very beginning: sporting elegance and lightness. Early customers were reputed car makers as Isotta Fraschini and Alfa Romeo. The Berlinetta is based on a high-end production platform revised by Touring. It has been carefully selected to match the mission profile in power, torque, and handling. Compact, light and powerful, the shape embodies the perfect high performance sports car in the Touring tradition. The A8 GCS Berlinetta is a strict two-seater with perfectly balanced volumes and frugal decoration. The Touring Superleggera A8GCS Berlinetta is 4,20 m. long and only 1,22 m. high on a 2,50 m. wheelbase. The car is powered by a 4.2 litre V8 engine, developing 400HP. The engineers are aiming for a 1,500 kg (3,307 lb) weight for the finished car - 180 kgs (400 lbs) lighter than the Maserati GranSport. The A8GCS is a strict two-seater, unlike the car on which it’s based which features a 2+2 seating layout.