1966 Maserati Mistral

Spyder

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1966
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Spirit of Motor Cars
Ascot Racecourse,
Ascot,
Berkshire SL5 7JX

Saturday 4th October 2008
Motor Cars at 15:00

The name of Maserati is one of the oldest and most respected in Italian motoring history. Established in 1926 by racing driver Alfieri Maserati and his brothers, it began as a racing marque and developed into a sporting one. The production of road cars started in 1958 with the glamorous 3500GT, a Touring bodied coupe powered by a detuned version of Maserati''''s famed 350S competition engine of 1956.

Representing the height of Grand Touring automobiles, the 3500 series proved to be a great success until it was superseded in 1963 by the Mistral, named after the wind which blows over the French Mediterranean coast. The new Mistral continued to use the race-proven twin-camshaft six cylinder engine, this time in 3.7 litre and later optional 4.0 litre guise, the latter representing the ultimate deve