1967 Maserati Mistral

Ex Lord Strathcarron

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1967
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver Grey
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - True Greats
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 7 December 2010
The Maserati name is one of the oldest and most respected in motoring history; established in 1926 by racing driver Alfieri Maserati and his brothers, it began as a racing marque and in accordance with the ancient car builder’s motto of ‘win on Sunday, sell on Monday’ , developed into a sporting one.
The 3500 series proved to be a great success and first ofa line of glamorous and successful Grand Touring cars until it was superseded by a new model in 1963. The first of a series of Maserati cars to be named after a wind was the Mistral, named after the wind which blows along the Rhone valley towards the Cote d’Azur, thereby conjuring up images of speed and beautiful scenery. The Mistral car enjoyed a relatively long production life, from 1963 until 1970, during which time a total of 948 cars were built, of which a mere 120 were spyders, with only 20 of those being right-hand d