Maserati Quattroporte series III / Royal – just 21,000 documented miles
The third generation Quattroporte from 1982 with 4930 cc engine , with four Webber Carburetors,i s extremely rare & fitted with the original ZF manual 5 speed dog leg gearbox.
Designed by Giorgetto Giugaro, this car was conceived in the period when Alejandro de Tomaso was the boss of Maserati.
This third generation 4Porte or Quattroporte was mostly derived from the Deauville, the Longchamp & both cars shared many items with the Kyalami.
Equipped with the 4930 cc engine & four Carburetors, these cars were amongst the most powerful, luxurious & fastest Berlines in the World. With many cars being sold to heads of state, Royal Houses & of course Hollywood stars.
The engineering of this third generation car used an all steel unibody structure. Maserati’s own all aluminium overhead Cam V8 is a gem! Fed by four Weber carburetors & complimented with a rare manual gearbox, a ZF S 5 Speed.
The Engine Producing 276 bhp at 5,600 RPM with 390 N.M ( 288lb- ft) of torque at just 3000 RPM means this car was very much in Supercar territory in 1982.
This rare manual car, offered for sale here, is stunning in brown metallic (brown metallizzato).
With just 34,000 KMs ( just 21.000 miles ) and a full service history up to 1992 from which time the car has been stored – this is a time-warp example and possibly one of the very best & lowest mileage examples in the World.
This car attended various concourse events in Italy & seen very little mileage always being been meticulously preserved.
The soft cognac leather is breathtakingly cared for with complimentary briar wood veneer , polished to perfection & creating a unique and exclusive interior, with hints of, perhaps, the craftsmanship associated with Bentley but unmistakably exhibiting Italian flare.
This example has been the subject of light restoration work regardless of cost & wants for absolutely nothing! complete with original books, tools, jack, simply one of the very best.
Offered for sale here in the U.K. With a fresh 12 x months MOT, with the NOVA process complete, presently registered on Portuguese plates. Export Worldwide is therefore simple to accommodate.
The driving experience brings a huge sense of occasion, the unmistakable growl from the quad cam V8, so, so special! &, unusually, available to hear with the family in, seated in style with ample leg room.
Comfort as might be expected, is fit for Heads of State & from a time when car manufacturers were pushing new boundaries with interior extravagance & luxury.
Goodwood Revival, Ascott or simply any Sunday afternoon, a car such as this is an opportunity to own the very best example of a very Special car joining so many of the prestigious classic car events with a family & friends in tow.
Investment which in recent years has been difficult to keep pace with in the case of certain Classic & Collectors Cars, has firmed strongly with certain Marques , Ferrari leading the way – all to often – the debate turns to ” what’s the next car ” to see a strong increase in Value!
The Maserati Marque is gathering momentum quickly just as Lamborghini has – arguably with Ferrari still leading the way, cars such as this V8 Quattroporte, one of the very best examples Worldwide with strong history, is a car to watch closely.
This Series III car has the rare desirable manual gearbox and arguably the best colour combination of all, such cars do not come up so often. This is a sensational car well placed to add to any collection favouring the iconic Italian Marque able to be viewed here in Suffolk England by appointment.
We welcome viewings at our premises here in Suffolk at anytime, via an appointment, so please do not hesitate to contact us.
Overseas visitors are most welcome and can be collected from all London airports with accommodation arranged.
Should a classic or competition car be available for part exchange, we would also have no hesitation in considering your car.
Shipping and Delivery
Worldwide delivery of the car can be facilitated with ease. If in mainland Europe, Phil as always will be delighted to deliver the car personally via covered trailer. Beyond Europe international shipping is easily arranged too.