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Fassi & Maserati GHIBLI S

A medium-duty Fassi loader crane made the British papers lifting an illegally parked car belonging to a former German tennis champion


London (UK) – Towards the end of June, it was reported that in Kensington a blue Maserati GHIBLI S belonging to the German former world No.1 professional tennis player Boris Becker was lifted by a medium-duty Fassi crane and taken away after being issued with a parking ticket. The car is estimated to weigh somewhere in the region of 1,810 – 1,870 kg and was parked close to a junction, causing “unnecessary obstruction”.

It was in fact parked on a single yellow line, in an area with hatched markings outside Becker’s private members’ club, the South Kensington Club, on Harrington Road. The Maserati was then taken for impoundment in Chelsea and the 3-time Wimbledon champion will have to pay a large fine to recover his vehicle.

Fassi Gru S.p.A. - Loader cranes manufacturer since 1965

Fassi Gru is the market leader among Italian producers. Its product range and sales numbers place it among the top producers of hydraulic cranes in the world.

Fassi’s production potential is approximately 12,000 cranes per year. The entire range is exported and distributed throughout the world through an efficient and widespread distribution network. From Canada to France, from the UK to Australia, Fassi’s professionalism is reflected in the company’s goal of meeting different market needs, which are often linked to the specific geographical and economic conditions of individual countries.