11. Maserati Tipo 61 “Birdcage”
Technically it started production in 1959, but was raced into the early '60s by guys like Carroll Shelby before he started making Cobras. The stunning “Birdcage” Maserati’s curvy lines sparked the era of futuristic race cars that, in turn, influences our road-going cars to this day.
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