1676 57/mar/18
ParSon-Maserati 150 S Spyder, RHD
No Chassis # 

Engine # 1676

Color exterior - red

Color interior - Black Leather Race Seats

This one-off sports car chassis was built by Weldangrind Ltd. in Fulham, London, an engineering company run by father John and son Stuart Young. For promotional reasons they decided in 1957 to develope an own sports car chassis which would be called ParSon (from Pa & Son).

A Maserati 1.5 litre engine (s/n 1676) & gearbox was ordered from the factory and eventually installed in this space-frame chassis. The bodywork had been designed by Stuart Young himself and the panels were beaten by Peels of Kingston-on-Thames.

The chassis weighs only 32 kg, originally it had drum brakes but after testings in 1957 disc brakes were mounted.

The car both handles and brakes incredibly well, it is very swoopy do looking with long flowing, cutaway front fenders like a pontoon testarossa, with the back end looking somewhat like a swooping up over the wheel.

Date Result Event Driver # Reference
57 - Weldangrind Ltd., Fulham, UK Italian car registry, de Boer p247
57/aug/05 Brands Harch testing Paul Emery
- after this first test Young decided to mount disc brakes instead of drums
58/apr   Goodwood Stuart Young #78 Crump p308
- reg.: "TYY 300"
58 Silverstone Stuart Young
58   Sussex Trophy Stuart Young #78  
59 - John A. R. Curmi, Malta, po box 423, guatewa palace
- raced in europe and malta by John Curmi in local hillclimbs
78 - Peter Wakefield, UK - Caterham Car Sales
79 - Franco Lombardi, Genoa, I CaS 9/84 p85
- completely restored
- the engine has been rebuilt and was bored out to 1.9+ litres to 200 SI specs, it generates approximately 197 bhp at 8.200 rpm. This work was done by University Motors of Genoa
82 dnf Monza Franco Lombardi
82 3rd OA 1st IC Vallelunga Franco Lombardi
82 1st Predappio-Rocca hill climb Franco Lombardi
- he broke the 2.0 litre record which had been held for long by Odoardo Govoni with his Birdcage in the 60's
86 - Dr. Paul Guttman, San Francisco, USA +415 388 4522 via Fantasy Junction
93/aug - fully restored and race prepared  
93/aug Monterey Historic Races Guttman

94/apr - Douglas Jameson, UK via Coys for $65,000

94 - Giuseppe Calgaro, I
95 Mille Miglia Meiners/ X #331
95 - Mario Battistella, I
96 Mille Miglia Battistella/Repossi #286
00 - displayed at Luigi Bonfanti museum, Bassano del Grappa


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