1972 Maserati Ghibli

4.9 SS

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1972
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Gold
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Estimate:
$100,000-$125,000 US
AUCTION DATE:
To be auctioned on
Friday, January 16, 2009
335bhp, 301 cu. in. (4,930 cc) dual overhead cam V8 engine with four Weber carburetors, five-speed ZF manual gearbox, independent front suspension with unequal-length wishbones, coil springs, and anti-roll bar, Salisbury live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, Panhard rods, anti-roll bar, and four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes. Wheelbase: 100"
Production of the Ghibli began with a fastback coupe in April of 1967, joined by a spider or convertible variant in 1969. The Ghibli was powered by a 4,719 cc V8 engine with dry-sump lubrication and chain-driven camshafts that was enlarged to 4,930 cc of displacement in 1970. The Ghibli was capable of accelerating to 60 miles per hour in fewer than seven seconds, en route to top speeds approaching 160 miles per hour. Meanwhile, its dual 50-liter fuel tanks provided a long-distance touring range of up to 450 miles. Just 1,274 examples of the Ghibli were