MASERATI GHIBLI 4,7L 1969 matching numbers

‌MASERATI GHIBLI 4,7L 1969 matching numbers.

At the 1966 Turin Motor Show, on the Ghia stand, a brand new Maserati, the tipo 115, known as the Ghibli, was presented. It was the talented Giorgietto Giugiaro who signed this masterpiece. This magnificent two-seater coupe or “berlinetta” offers a tense and aggressive line of great purity. The installation of the dry-sump V8 engine allowed the overall line to be lowered to the maximum. The front engine positioned very low, the huge and flat hood, the very remote cockpit gives the Ghibli a design of a unique purity and superbly successful. We are in the presence of the culmination of large front-engined GTs. The Ghibli was the most expensive berlinetta of its time, it was more expensive than the Lamborghini Miura or the Ferrari 275 GTB. The aura of the brand, the quality of workmanship and finishes were also superior. This did not prevent the model from achieving great commercial success, since the production of this coupe reached a total of 1,149 copies, more than its two main competitors. It was also one of the fastest cars on earth at the time. Its engine is straight from the competition, it descends from the 450S.

This Maserati Ghibli 4.7L carries chassis number 115-1302. It was delivered new in Austria. Repainted in its original light metal blue color and fitted with a beige leather interior. With 66,466 original kilometers, and still its N ° 1302 proper engine.

This historic  Ghibli  was restored in Germany in 1990 and very well maintained over the years and extensively revised in our workshop, a car to own at within any collection of Italian GTs from the 1960s, alongside the Miura and other Daytona which remains a real treat to ride. French registration card, approved value expertise.