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Maserati Khamsin

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Maserati Khamsin
Maserati
aka
Production 1972 - 1980
Class Grand Tourer
Body Style 2-door, 2-seat GT Coupe
Length 173.23 in (4400 mm)
Width 71 in (1804 mm)
Height 44.88 in (1140 mm)
Wheelbase 100.39 in (2550 mm)
Weight
Transmission
Engine 4.9 litre V8 engine
Power 320 hp
Similar
Designer Bertone

The Maserati Khamsin (named after the Khamsin, a hot, violent wind in the Egyptian desert) was a sports car introduced in 1972 [1] by Italian automaker Maserati as a successor to the Maserati Ghibli. It sported front mounted 4.9 litre V8 delivering 320 hp, housed in bodywork that resembled a lower, flatter Ghibli, designed by Bertone. Production of the Khamsin ended in 1980.

The Khamsin had several unusual features, such as DIRAVI power steering, where assistance decreased with speed, and another glass window below the rear window, making reverse visibility unusually good.

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