The Maserati 3200 GT was styled by Italdesign whose founder and head, Giorgetto Giugiaro, previously designed, amongst others, the Ghibli, Bora and Merak and so certainly had the pedigree behind him. Sold mainly in Europe, the 3200GT shared the twin-turbo 3.2 litre, V8 featured in the Quattroporte IV and Shamal, revised and tuned to 365bhp. The tail-lights consisted of LEDs arranged in the shape of a boomerang. The outer layer of the ‘boomerang’ provided the brake light, with the inner layer providing the directional indicator. Sadly, the US insisted on bulbs and so, as is so often the way, style made way for bureaucracy. Nevertheless, it went on to be a great success until 2007, when it was replaced by Maserati’s bigger and more elegant GranTurismo which saw the return of LED taillight clusters, this time meeting US regulations.
This nicely presented 3200 GT has a very impressive service history, with a total of 13 garage visits recorded over the years (all being carried out at Maserati approved specialists). All previous MoT certificates support the mileage of 29,000 as recorded on the odometer.
Finished in the stylish combination of Grigio Touring with a black leather interior, these wonderful thoroughbred GTs look fantastic and go just as well, and this well-historied example is no exception. An impressive motor car and good value in the current market.
|Auction Date||12th September 2019|
|Day of Auction||Day 1 - Thursday|
|Registration Number||UK Registered|
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