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The Maserati brothers, Alfieri, Bindo, Carlo, Ettore, and Ernesto, were all involved with automobiles from the beginning of the 20th century. Alfieri, Bindo, and Ernesto built 2-litre Grand Prix cars for Diatto. In 1926, Diatto suspended the production of race cars, leading to the creation of the first Maserati and the founding of the Maserati marque. One of the first Maseratis, driven by Alfieri, won the 1926 Targa Florio. Maserati began making race cars with 4, 6, 8, and 16 cylinders (two straight-eights mounted parallel to one another).

Maserati's heritage is proudly reflected by its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the legendary Viale Ciro Menotti factory, and by the latest incarnation of its high-performance sports cars, the 3200 GT. Here you'll find an in-depth look at the company's past - with its Formula 1 and Indy 500 titles - and up-to-date information on its present and future activities.

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Maserati A6 (1947-1956)

1947 Maserati A6
1947 Maserati A6
1956 Maserati A6
1956 Maserati A6
Maserati A6 were a series of grand tourers, racing sports cars and single seaters made by Maserati of Italy between 1947 and 1956. They were named for Alfieri Maserati (one of the Maserati brothers, founders of Maserati) and for their straight-six engine

Maserati 3500 GT (1957-1964)

1957 Maserati 3500 GT
1957 Maserati 3500 GT
1964 Maserati 3500 GTI Spyder
1964 Maserati 3500 GTI Spyder
The Maserati 3500 GT (Tipo 101) and the Maserati 3500 GT Convertibile (Tipo 101/C) are 2-door coupé and convertible grand tourers made by Italian car manufacturer Maserati between 1957 and 1964. It was a seminal vehicle for Maserati as the company's first successful attempt at the Gran Turismo market and series production.

Maserati 5000 GT (1959-1964)

1959 Maserati 5000 GT
1959 Maserati 5000 GT
1962 Maserati 5000 GT
1962 Maserati 5000 GT
The Maserati 5000 GT also commonly known as The Shah of Persia (Italian: Scià di Persia) (1959–1964) is a 2-door coupé automobile, made by Maserati of Italy. A total of thirty three were produced. In 2018, Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera announced that the latest generation of The Shah of Iran will be produced for the amount of 10 vehicles

Maserati Sebring (1962-1969)

1963 Maserati Sebring
1963 Maserati Sebring
1966 Maserati Sebring
1966 Maserati Sebring
Maserati Sebring was a two-door 2+2 coupé made by Maserati from 1962 until 1968. Based on the Maserati 3500, the Sebring was aimed at the American Gran Turismo market and named after Maserati's 1957 racing victory at the 12 Hours of Sebring. A single two-seat spyder was built by Vignale in 1963 but did not enter production

Maserati Mistral (1963-1970)

1963 Maserati Mistral Spyder
1963 Maserati Mistral Spyder
1966 Maserati Mistral Spyder
1966 Maserati Mistral Spyder
The Maserati Mistral (Tipo AM109) is a 2-seat gran turismo produced by Maserati between 1963 and 1970. The successor to the 3500 GT, it was styled by Frua and bodied by Maggiora of Turin. A total of 828 coupés and 125 Spyders were built. Named after a cold northerly wind of southern France, it was also the first in a series of classic Maseratis to be given the name of a wind. The Mistral was succeeded by the Ghibli gran turismo, which overlapped production from 1967 on.

Maserati Mexico (1966-1972)

1966 Maserati Mexico
1966 Maserati Mexico
1972 Maserati Mexico
1972 Maserati Mexico
The Maserati Mexico (Tipo AM112) is a 4-seater grand touring coupé produced by Maserati between 1966 and 1972. It was based on the second series of the original AM107 Maserati Quattroporte, and it was powered by the same 4.2 and 4.7 L V8 engines.

Maserati Indy (1969-1975)

1969 Maserati Indy
1969 Maserati Indy
1975 Maserati Indy
1975 Maserati Indy
The Maserati Indy (Tipo AM 116) is a four-seater fastback grand tourer produced by Maserati from 1969 to 1975. The Indy was conceived as an alternative to the Ghibli offering a V8 engine and room for four people; it effectively replaced both the ageing six-cylinder 2+2 Maserati Sebring—which descended from the 1957 3500 GT— and the first generation Quattroporte

Maserati Bora (1971-1978)

1971 Maserati Bora
1971 Maserati Bora
1978 Maserati Bora
1978 Maserati Bora
The Maserati Bora (Tipo 117) is a mid-engined two-seat coupe manufactured by Maserati from 1971 to 1978. It is powered by a V8 engine and has a top speed of 171 mph (275 km/h) Shortly after Citroën took a controlling interest in Maserati in 1968, the concept of a mid-engined two-seat sports car was proposed. Lamborghini and De Tomaso already had the Miura and Mangusta, while Ferrari were known to be developing their own mid-engined contender. Initially known as Tipo 117 and later the Bora, the Maserati project got underway in October 1968 and a prototype was on the road by mid-1969.

Maserati Khamsin (1974-1982)

1974 Maserati Khamsin
1974 Maserati Khamsin
1982 Maserati Khamsin
1982 Maserati Khamsin
The Maserati Khamsin (Tipo AM120) is a grand tourer produced by Maserati between 1974 and 1982. The Khamsin had no direct successor, with Maserati not making another V8 grand tourer until the 1990 launch of the Shamal. Following Maserati's tradition it was named after a wind: the Khamsin, a hot, violent gust blowing in the Egyptian desert for fifty days a year

Maserati Kyalami (1976-1983)

1976 Maserati Kyalami
1976 Maserati Kyalami
1980 Maserati Kyalami
1980 Maserati Kyalami
1983 Maserati Kyalami
1983 Maserati Kyalami
The Maserati Kyalami (Tipo 129) is a four-seat GT coupé produced by Maserati from 1976 to 1983. The car was named after the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in South Africa where a Maserati-powered Cooper T81 had won the 1967 South African Grand Prix. The Kyalami was the first new model developed under the Alejandro de Tomaso ownership. It was derived from, and mechanically virtually identical (except for some body panels) to the Longchamp, a three-box grand tourer made by De Tomaso Automobili.

Fiat Ownership (1983-present)

Maserati Biturbo (1983-1994)

1984 Maserati Biturbo
1984 Maserati Biturbo
1990 Maserati Biturbo
1990 Maserati Biturbo
1991 Maserati Biturbo
1991 Maserati Biturbo
The 1980s saw the company largely abandoning the mid-engined sports car in favor of a compact front-engined, rear-drive coupé, the Maserati Biturbo. Of fairly conventional construction, the Biturbo's pleasure and pain was its twin-turbocharged V6 engine, the first ever in a production car. This engine, descending from Alfieri's 90° V6, was fitted in a large number of models, all sharing key components; every new Maserati launched up to the 1990s would derive from the Biturbo. The Biturbo family was extremely successful at exploiting the aspirational image of the Maserati name—selling 40,000 units. In 1983 and 1984, the range was extended to include saloons (the 425 and 420) and a cabriolet (the Zagato-bodied Spyder), respectively on a long and short wheelbase Biturbo platform.

Maserati Karif (1988-1993)

1989 Maserati Karif
1989 Maserati Karif
1991 Maserati Karif
1991 Maserati Karif
1992 Maserati Karif
1992 Maserati Karif
The Maserati Karif (Tipo AM339) is a luxury coupé produced by Maserati between 1988 and 1993. It was designed to be luxurious, but also sporty and agile to allow the driver to "feel like a racing driver again or for the first time". At the car's unveiling, Alejandro de Tomaso declared a very limited production run of 250 examples. Of these planned 250, only 222 were actually sold.

Maserati Shamal (1990-1996)

1991 Maserati Shamal
1991 Maserati Shamal
1995 Maserati Shamal
1995 Maserati Shamal
1996 Maserati Shamal
1996 Maserati Shamal
The Maserati Shamal (Tipo AM339) was a two-door coupé produced by Maserati from 1990 to 1996. In keeping with an established Maserati tradition, it is named after a wind: shamal (Arabic for ‘north’), a hot summer wind that blows in large areas of Mesopotamia, particularly in the large plain between the Tigris and Euphrates. With its newly developed twin-turbocharged V8 the Shamal was Maserati's flagship grand tourer, topping the lineup of V6-engined Biturbo coupés in both performance and price (at 125 million Lire).

Maserati 3200 GT (1998-2002)

1999 Maserati 3200 GT
1999 Maserati 3200 GT
2001 Maserati 3200 GT
2001 Maserati 3200 GT
2002 Maserati 3200 GT
2002 Maserati 3200 GT
The Maserati 3200 GT (Tipo 338) is a four-seater grand tourer produced by Maserati from 1998 to 2002. The luxury coupé was styled by Italdesign, whose founder and head Giorgetto Giugiaro previously designed, among others, the Ghibli, Bora and Merak. Interiors design was commissioned to Enrico Fumia and completed by 1995. 4,795 cars were produced.

Maserati Quattroporte (1963-present)

1963 Maserati Quattroporte
1963 Maserati Quattroporte
2009 Maserati Quattroporte
2009 Maserati Quattroporte
2019 Maserati Quattroporte GTS
2019 Maserati Quattroporte GTS
Italian for "four-door," the Maserati Quattroporte is a sporting luxury saloon. The sixth generation Maserati Quattroporte was introduced in 2013. The Quattroporte is currently available in S Q4, GTS and Diesel trim. The S Q4 has an advanced four wheel drive system, and a 404-horsepower twin-turbo V6. The GTS is rear wheel drive, and has a 523-horsepower V8. A Quattroporte Diesel model is offered on selected markets, making 275 horsepower (250 hp in Italy) and 442 ft-lbs of torque. The sixth-generation Quattroporte has grown in size in order to better compete with the roomier luxury saloons like the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Maserati Ghibli (1967-present)

2015 Maserati Ghibli
2015 Maserati Ghibli
2018 Maserati Ghibli
2018 Maserati Ghibli
2019 Maserati Ghibli
2019 Maserati Ghibli
The first presentation of this car was on 20 April 2013 in Shanghai. It is a sporting/luxury executive saloon that competes against the BMW 5 Series, Mercedes E-Class or Audi A6. This new model is expected to be key in order to reach the ambitious target sales of 75,000 cars a year by 2018, up from 32,474 in 2015. The car, along with the new Quattroporte, is built in the Italian factory of Grugliasco, Turin (former Bertone). The base Ghibli comes with 330 horsepower, the Ghibli Diesel with 275 horsepower (also 250 in Italy only), and the Ghibli S Q4 with 410 horsepower. By 2018, the base Ghibli had 350 horsepower, the S Q4 450 horsepower, and a higher performance version (likely GTS) which will have 560 bhp and all-wheel drive.

Maserati GranTurismo (2007-present)

2007 Maserati GranTurismo
2007 Maserati GranTurismo
2018 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible MC
2018 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible MC
2019 Maserati GranTurismo
2019 Maserati GranTurismo
The Maserati GranTurismo is a grand tourer. It succeeds the 2-door V8 grand tourer offered by the company, the Maserati Coupé. Unveiled at the 2007 Geneva Motor Show, the GranTurismo has a drag coefficient of 0.33. The model was initially equipped with a 4.2-litre (4,244 cc (259.0 cu in)) V8 engine developed in conjunction with Ferrari. The engine generates a maximum power output of 405 PS (298 kW; 399 hp) and is equipped with a 6-speed ZF automatic transmission. The 2+2 body has been derived from the Maserati M139 platform, also shared with the Maserati Quattroporte V, with double-wishbone front suspension and a multilink rear suspension. The grand tourer emphasises comfort in harmony with speed and driver-enjoyment.

Maserati GranCabrio (2007-present)

2009 Maserati GranCabrio
2009 Maserati GranCabrio
2016 Maserati GranCabrio
2016 Maserati GranCabrio
2019 Maserati GranCabrio
2019 Maserati GranCabrio
The Maserati GranTurismo is a grand tourer produced by Maserati. It succeeds the 2-door V8 grand tourer offered by the company, the Maserati Coupé. Unveiled at the 2007 Geneva Motor Show, the GranTurismo has a drag coefficient of 0.33. The model was initially equipped with a 4.2-litre (4,244 cc (259.0 cu in)) V8 engine developed in conjunction with Ferrari.

Maserati Alfieri (2019)

Maserati Alifieri Concept
Maserati Alifieri Concept (2014)
2019 Maserati Alifieri
2019 Maserati Alifieri
The Maserati Alfieri is a 2+2 grand tourer from Maserati. It was shown as a concept car at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show and as a production vehicle in 2019.

Maserati Sports Cars

Maserati Merak (1972-1983)

1972 Maserati Merak
1972 Maserati Merak
1982 Maserati Merak
1982 Maserati Merak
The Maserati Merak (Tipo AM122) is a mid-engined 2+2 sports car produced by Maserati between 1972 and 1983. The Merak was closely related to the Maserati Bora, sharing part of its structure and body panels, but was powered by a 3.0 L V6 in place of the latter's 4.7 L V8. The extra cabin space gained by fitting a smaller and more compact powertrain was used to carve out a second row of seats—suitable for children or very small adults—making the Merak not just a less expensive alternative to the Bora but also a 2+2.

Maserati Barchetta (1991-1992)

1991 Maserati Barchetta
1991 Maserati Barchetta
1992 Maserati Barchetta
1992 Maserati Barchetta
The Maserati Barchetta was a mid-engined, two-door, two-seat sports car, like the 350 and 450S, that was designed by Carlo Gaino of the "Synthesis Design", an Italian design house. Thirteen examples of the racing model were produced at De Tomaso's factory in Modena, plus two prototypes (one racing-corsa, one street-stradale)

Maserati MC12 (2004-2005)

2004 Maserati MC12
2004 Maserati MC12
2005 Maserati MC12 Corsa
2005 Maserati MC12 Corsa
The Maserati MC12 (Tipo M144S) is a limited production two-seater sports car produced by Maserati to allow a racing variant to compete in the FIA GT Championship. The car entered production in 2004, with 25 cars produced. A further 25 were produced in 2005, making a total of 50 cars available for customers, each of which was pre-sold for $670,541 USD. With the addition of 12 cars produced for racing, only a total of 62 of these cars were ever produced

Maserati SUV's

Maserati Levante (2017-present)

2017 Maserati Levante
2017 Maserati Levante
2018 Maserati Levante S
2018 Maserati Levante S
2019 Maserati Levante GTS
2019 Maserati Levante GTS
The Maserati Levante is a mid-size luxury crossover SUV based on the concept car Kubang that debuted at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, and built by Maserati at the Mirafiori factory in Turin, Italy starting in 2016. Produced and assembled at Maserati's Turin plant, the Levante went on sale in Europe in May 2016, and in North America in September 2016.

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