Monday, August 06, 2007

1970s Maserati Ugly Ducklings

In anticipation of the Concorso Italiano next Friday, I give you the ugly, oft-forgotten 1970s Maserati two-doors. I leave the aesthetic critiquing to my readers. I will just provide the facts:

Model: Merak
Meaning of model name: Star in Ursa Major
Years in production: 1974-1982
Layout: MR
Engine: 3.0 liter V6 (190hp)
Designer: Giurgiaro
No. of models expected at Concorso It.: 4

Model: Kyalami
Meaning of model name: South Africa's F1 circuit
Years in production: 1976-1983
Layout: FR
Engine: 4.2 liter V8 (255hp)
Designer: Carrozzeria Frua
No. of models expected at Concorso It.: 0

Model: Khamsin
Meaning of model name: Hot violent wind from Egyptian desert
Years in production: 1974-1980
Layout: FR
Engine: 4.9 liter V8 (320hp)
Designer: Bertone
No. of models expected at Concorso It.: 0

Model: Indy
Meaning of model name: Take a wild guess
Years in production: 1969-1974
Layout: FR
Engine: 4.2 liter V8 (260hp)
Designer: Vignale
No. of models expected at Concorso It.: 1

Model: Bora
Meaning of model name: Wind in the Adriatic
Years in production: 1971-1980
Layout: MR
Engine: 4.7 liter V8 (310hp)
Designer: Giugiaro
No. of models expected at Concorso It.: 6

CKY

2 comments:

Unknown said...

the merak ugly, are you kidding?

Anonymous said...

You listed some of the best cars ever!!!