1977 Maserati Khamsin

VIN #: 1200

Mileage: 58,934

Transmission: 3-speed Automatic

Interior: Black Leather

Exterior: Burgundy

Carrozzeria No: 550103

Autovettu US-No: 25268

Motor #: 18427365

 

Price: $145,000

About

The Maserati Khamsin Grand Tourer first hit the stage at the 1972 Turin Auto Show, and was produced between 1974 and 1982. Designed by Marcell Gandini, this was the first collaboration between Bertone and Maserati. It was introduced for clientele that demanded a front-engine Grand Tourer on the lines of the previous Ghibli. The name was derived from a form of wind: “The Khamsin, a hot, violent gust blowing in the Egyptian desert for fifty days a year”.

 

Some of the notable Khamsin styling cues include a prominent front wedge-shape, fastback roofline, and kammback rear end. The almost all-glass rear hatch provided phenomenal rear visibility. But the most distinguishable features are the asymmetrical vents on the bonnet and the inset “Floating” tail lights.

 

Over 8-years Maserati produced just 435 examples, of these only 155 examples were ever exported under U.S. configuration. This car features an all-steel monocoque construction, with a rear tubular subframe. The front-mounted 4.9L, DOHC, 16-valve V8 motor gave the Khamsin a 50/50 weight distribution. The engine was positioned so close towards the firewall that the full-size spare tire is stored beneath the radiator. 

 

From the factory these were outfitted with four double barrel 42 DCNF 41 Weber carbs, a double exhaust system with quad tips and 4-wheel vented disc brakes. An estimated 335 horsepower is sent to the rear wheels by a 3-speed Borg Warner automatic transmission; the automatic transmission was only available by request.

 

  • 4.9L DOHC V8

  • 3-speed Borg Warner automatic transmission

  • 4-wheel vented disc brakes

  • Blaupunkt Monte Carlo CD Player

  • European Front & Rear Bumper Conversion

  • Air Conditioning!

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