When Alejandro de Tomaso acquired Maserati in 1976, he had ambitious plans for the marque. His plan was to combine the prestige of the Maserati brand with a sports car that would be more affordable than the earlier high-priced models that had traditionally made up the Maserati range. In fact, Maserati ceased making supercars like the ones developed under Citroën ownership altogether, like the Bora and Khamsin.
In 1988, with the coupés being restyled, the Biturbo name was dropped in favour of 222—meaning 2-door, 2-litre engine and 2nd generation. The car carried all the visual clues of Gandini’s first facelift, with a more rounded grille and bonnet, different wing mirrors and rear spoiler. The engine size of the 222 E export model grew from the Biturbo’s 2.5- to 2.8-litres. A mixed velour-leather interior was standard on the domestic models, while export markets got leather upholstery as standard.
The Maserati 222 Biturbo that we have in sale has about 68,000 miles from new. It was repainted about 5 years ago, it is in generally good conditions and is equipped with automatic air conditioning. Finished in white with nice black leather interiors, this car comes to the sale with its Italian registration papers, ASI omologation and owner and service manual. A great opportunity to buy one cheap car of one of the most important manufacters in the history.