The A6G54 was Maserati’s only dual-purpose road/race car made in series production. After the A6GCS became a success on the racetrack, Maserati redesigned the model as a road-going sports car that was more suitable for increased production.
Second series A6G 2000 Sports were produced from 1954 until 1957. During that period sixty examples were created despite competition from Ferrari and Fiat with their 8V. As the specification of the A6G54 resembled a sporting nature, especially the Zagato-bodied models, some examples used a special competition cylinder heads.