The Maserati Khamsin is a front-engined grand tourer produced from 1974 to 1982, and replaced the Maserati Ghibli I. As with the Mistral and the Ghibli, the Maserati Khamsin was named after a wind: hot a violent gust in the Egyptian desert. Designed by Marcello Gandini, the Maserati Khamsin was the first collaboration with Bertone. Updates were made in 1977, adding three horizontal slots on the nose for cooling purposes and a restyled dashboard as well as a new padded steering wheel inside. The Maserati Khamsin used an all-steel monocoque construction and the front-mid mounted engine gave the car a 50:50 weight distribution ratio. The Ghibli SS’s 320 hp 4.9-liter engine was carried over and fitted with a new Bosch electronic ignition system, Weber carburetors, and dry-sump lubrication.
The fuel crisis shrunk the demand for big V8s when the Maserati Khamsin came out to replace the Ghibli, and the model was not as successful as its predecessor. Therefore, it might be difficult to find exactly the model you are looking for, with the perfect set of options and features. The Beverly Hills Car Club is well known for their wide inventory of classic cars of all makes and all models. Constantly adding new cars to their collection, the experts are in contact with many sellers all around the globe and have access to a wide pool of knowledge concerning latest availabilities and prices. Be sure to check in with them when searching for a Maserati Khamsin! Moreover, the team will give you valuable advice concerning your purchase experience. For instance, it is highly recommended to carry out a pre-purchase inspection, which will ensure that the car you are buying is advertised at an accurate value and has all the documents proving its authenticity.
The Beverly Hills Car Club team is at your disposal to answer questions about the Maserati Khamsin or any classic Maserati for sale at their Los Angeles showroom. The staff would love to team up with you in your classic Maserati adventure; call them now to get started!
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