Maserati Mistral 

  • built in Italy
  • 1966-1970
  • 265 HP 4.0L
  • 155 mph
 
Large windows made the cabin very airy.
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Simply labelled “2 Posti” (or even “Berlina 2 Posti” as Road & Track still stated in 1964), it took the Mistral name following the suggestion of the French Maserati importer Colonel John Simone.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Maserati Mistral

0-60mph

Mistral
6.2 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Mistral
155 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Maserati Mistral

Number built

Mistral
828 cars
Veneno
4 cars
Veyron
300 cars

Horsepower

Mistral
265 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

In The News From around the web

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Maserati Mistral

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The car was exceptionally innovative, with its air intake mounted underneath the front bumper, thus abandoning the traditional grille.
Mistral is the name of a French wind blowing from the Mediterranean coast, and from this point onwards Maserati two-seater sports cars would be named after winds.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Maserati
Type of car Production car
Year 1966-1970
Number built 828 cars

design

Chief designer Giovanni Michelotti

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3:1
  2. 2: 1.71:1
  3. 3: 1.24:1
  4. 4: 1:1
  5. 5: 0.85:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

road tests

Top speed 155 mph
0-60mph 6.2 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.89 lb/hp
Maximum hp 265 HP @ 5,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,014 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.08:1
Bore/stroke 3.5 in / 4.3 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,152 lb
Width 65.9 in
Height 51.2 in
Length 177.2 in
Front track width 54.7 in
Wheelbase 94.5 in
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