Maserati Shamal 

  • built in Italy
  • 1990-1996
  • 326 HP 3.2L
  • 168 mph
 
The Getrag 6-speed manual gearbox was the first one mounted in a production Maserati, and indeed an advanced feature for the time.
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Meant as an all-out performance GT, the Shamal inaugurated the new generation of V8s which would subsequently power the Quattroporte IV and 3200 GT.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Maserati Shamal

Top speed

Shamal
168 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Maserati Shamal

Number built

Shamal
369 cars
Veneno
4 cars
Veyron
300 cars

Horsepower

Shamal
326 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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Maserati Shamal

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The fact that Maserati managed to sell 369 units of this powerful beast was certainly no mean achievement.
Clad in 245-wide Michelin MXX (225 at the front) with a wider track, the car has redesigned rear suspensions and an electronic adaptive damping system all around.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Maserati
Type of car Production car
Year 1990-1996
Number built 369 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.74 lb/hp
Maximum hp 326 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 319 ft-lb @ 2,800 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,217 cc
Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 7.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,175 lb
Width 72.8 in
Height 51.2 in
Length 161.4 in
Front track width 59.5 in
Wheelbase 94.5 in

road tests

Top speed 168 mph

design

Chief designer Marcello Gandini

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 406/? 203
Rear wheels 406/? 229
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