The next descendant of the Biturbo family tree resurrected the name of one of the greatest cars of the 1960s. The new Ghibli, based on the Biturbo platform, showcased a wider, thoroughly modern body design, and offered with a 2.0-liter V6 for the domestic market and a 2.8-liter V6 for export. The aluminum V6 engine also reached the ultimate stages of its development, with twin-cam, four-valve heads and a power output of 306 hp from the 2.0-liter powerplant. Coupled to the Getrag six-speed manual gearbox, it achieved a top speed of more than 161 mph. In 1995, the Ghibli was named Ghibli GT and underwent a number of technical modifications, including a new rear differential.
|Data sheet||Ghibli||Ghibli (2.8)|
|Model code||Tipo AM336||Tipo AM336|
|Body type||2-door, 5-seater three-box coupé||2-door, 5-seater three-box coupé|
|Design||Marcello Gandini||Marcello Gandini|
|Production years||1992 - 1997||1992 - 1998|
|Chassis||Monocoque steel construction||Monocoque steel construction|
|Engine configuration||90° V6, 24 valves, double overhead camshaft, twin-turbo||90° V6, 24 valves, double overhead camshaft, twin-turbo|
|Maximum power||306hp @ 6,250rpm||284hp @ 6,000rpm|
|Top speed||Over 260km/h||260km/h|
© 2019 Maserati North America, Inc. All rights reserved. Maserati and the Trident logo are registered trademarks of Maserati SpA.
Some images may show European models.