Maserati Club Stand
8 & 9th November 2003


Crowds flock to the Maserati Club (UK) stand at the International Classic Car Show 2003.


TIPO AM 115/S49 Ghibli SS Spyder

V8, 90 degree 4930cc

330 bhp @ 5500 rpm

Maximum speed 168 mph

4 x Weber 42 DCNF carburettors

5 speed manual or 3 speed Borg Warner automatic

Servo disc brakes

Independent front suspension

Semi-elliptic leaf springs rear

Kerb weight 1850 kg (4070 lbs)

The Ghibli was in production from 1967 to 1972 with 1149 in coupe and 125 in spyder forms.

The coachwork was by Ghia and first shown at the Turin Motorshow in November 1966. The Spyder was first shown in 1968.

Text courtesy of Simon Lees-Milne, Maserati Club.




1938 Tipo 8 CTF

Chassis #3030 Only 3 made

Straight 8; 2992 cc developing 510 bhp at the wheels.

Twin superchargers

Kerb weight 780 kg

Maximum speed 163 mph timed at Goodwood

Fuel consumption 3.89 mpg.

3030 was part of the Ecurie Lucy O'Reilly team and raced in the 1940 Indianapolis 500 driven by René Dreyfus and René Le Bègue.

Driven by Emil Andres it came 4th in the 1946 Indy 500.

The sister 8CTF "Boyle Special" driven by Wilbur Shaw won the 1939 & 1940 Indy 500, the only Italian marque to ever do so!

The car is regularly raced at Historic race meetings.

Text courtesy of Simon Lees-Milne, Maserati Club.


Biturbo Spyder SE

V6 light alloy monoblock with cylinders in aluminium

Twin overhead camshafts per bank with three valves per cylinder

Twin IHI turbochargers; intercooler; integrated fuel injection

1996 to 2790cc

180 to 241 bhp @ 6000 rpm

Maximum speed from 215 to 230 kph

5 speed manual or optional automatic

Dual circuit disc brakes with vacuum servo

In production from 1985 to 1994 in nine variations with a total of 3,076 cars produced.

The bodywork is by Zagato.

Text courtesy of Simon Lees-Milne, Maserati Club.




2003 Maserati Spyder

V-8 4,244 cc developing 390 bhp @ 7,000 rpm.

6-speed manual or F1-stlye 'Cambiocorsa' paddle change.

0 to 62 mph (0-100 km/h): 4.9 seconds.

Kerb weight 1730 kg

Maximum speed 283 km/h - 175.85 mph

Launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2001, this two-seater open-top spyder has become one of Maserati's all-time best sellers. This model has helped Maserati (UK) to achieve record sales for a Maserati in the UK.




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