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1989-1995 MASERATI Shamal specifications

1989-1995 MASERATI Shamal specifications Classic and Performance Car

The Biturbo platform was certainly adaptable – in 1989 the exterior was heavily revised (by Marcello Gandini), and a quad-cam 32-valve 3.2-litre V8 was shoehorned under the bonnet. Inside, it was just as luxurious as the Biturbo, and made extensive use of wood and leather – while retaining that clock. It certainly looked different, but the main draw for the Shamal was its performance – with 325bhp on tap, it topped out at nearly 170mph, making it one of the fastest Maseratis ever produced. Handling was excellent, helped by the electronic active control suspension – when it was working...

Production

  • Price at launch:
    £63,450
  • Price (excellent)
    £20,000
  • Price (good):
    £16,000
  • Price (average):
    £12,000
  • Price (project):
    £9,000

Performance

  • 0-60mph:
    5.1secs
  • Top speed:
    169.0mph
  • Power:
    326.0bhp
  • Torque:
    321.0lb/ft

Engine

  • Configuration:
    V6
  • Aspiration:
    Normal
  • Fuel:
    Petrol
  • Fuel delivery:
    electronic fuel injection

Chassis

  • Suspension Front:
    Independent, coil springs
  • Suspension Rear:
    Independent, coil springs
  • Steering:
    rack and pinion
  • Bodyframe:
    metal monocoque
  • Transmission:
    Six-speed manual

Dimensions

  • Length:
    4103mm
  • Wheelbase:
    2400mm
  • Width:
    1940mm
  • Height:
    1270mm
  • Weight:
    1415kgs

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