The Maserati Mistral was a great successor to the iconic Maserati 3500. When the model was first introduced in 1963 for the coupe, and in 1964 for the convertible, it was well received by the public. Its beautiful design was the work of Pietro Frua who also penned the 3500, and did a wonderful job at creating a modern and elegant design, in line with the classic style of the brand. Maggiora in Turin, who used steel for the shell and aluminum for the hood, doors and trunk lid, built the body. The latest versions of the model benefited for bodywork and engine improvements. The 1968 Maserati Mistral was therefore fitted with the more powerful 4-liter unit, capable of 255 hp and a top speed over 140 mph.
If you are considering buying a 1968 Maserati Mistral Spyder, there are a few things you need to look into. As with most classic sports cars of the era, rust can be an issue on points of the body where aluminum meets steel. It is always recommended to carry out a complete pre-purchase inspection. A classic Maserati expert will be able to evaluate the condition of the Mistral and define its accurate value accordingly. All the documentation available on the classic will be inspected, as well as the mechanics, the body, and the interior of the vehicle. Be sure to ask the owner for extra information on the history, as this information can be valuable down the road. Also, do not forget to request the original tools and parts that came with the car, such as the owner’s manual, spare tire, or the removable hard top that was available in addition to the soft top.
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