Archive for the ‘Maserati’ Category

Australian new car pricing – July 1977

If you were after a little runabout in 1977 the cheapest new car on the market was the Leyland Moke ($2,995). On the other hand, if you were well to do, the most expensive car money could buy was the Bentley T or the near matching Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow (both $58,950). The Moke was also […]

Maserati Alfieri concept

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Maserati is the latest car maker to celebrate its centenary and to celebrate that milestone this Alfieri concept was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this month. It’s pretty nice too, don’t you think. Named after one of the founding Maserati brothers, the Alfieri was created at the company’s design house in Turin. Maserati […]

Maserati makes Super Bowl debut with Ghibli

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Maserati used its Ghibli sports saloon to make its Super Bowl debut with a specially created Big Game Ad called Strike. Like most of the other car-related commercials made for Super Bowl XLVIII this ad promises much, yet doesn’t quite deliver. Powered by a Ferrari-sourced 3.0 litre twin-turbo V6 engine the Ghibli has more than […]

VIDEO: 1955 Belgian Grand Prix

Shell is celebrating its associtation with the 2013 Belgian Grand Prix by transporting us back in time to the 1955 race. They do this by making available a 30 minute documentary of the race and we suggest you find the time to watch before tonight’s instalment if you can. It’s fair to say a lot […]

Maserati car-bang all the rage in China

Spare a thought for, or perhaps have a chuckle at, this Maserati Quattroporte owner in China who was so frustrated by the service from his Maserati dealership that he felt compelled to hire four feeble henchmen to smash his Italian thoroughbread to pieces with sledgehammers in protest. The owner, identified only by his surname, Wang, […]

50 LaMaseratis planned, but no HY-KERS

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Maserati is planning to exploit its relationship with Ferrari once again and follow the proven route it took with the MC12 (pictured) by knocking-off the new LaFerrari hypercar. While there will be 499 LaFerraris made Maserati plans to up the exclusivity factor and build just 50 of its clones, same as the MC12. However they […]

AIMS 2011 gallery: Everything else

Here’s all the left over bits from the Australian International Motor Show. The cars that didn’t quite have enough material for their own sub-gallery or, in some case, cars that usually don’t fit the AUSmotive niche. The Suzuki Swift S-Concept you see above caught our eye. It looks quite sharp, don’t you think. Speaking of […]

AIMS 2010: Photo gallery

Here is the AUSmotive photo gallery from the Australian International Motor Show industry day. There are 128 photos in all and you can simply click on each thumbnail to access a 2000px super image. Highlights include a couple of track specials in the form of the awesome Porsche 911 GT3 Cup and the rear-engined V6 […]

Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale ready for Paris

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Maserati will be showing off a new model at the Paris Motor Show—the GranTurismo MC Stradale. Details are pretty light on, but Maserati have stated the car will have 336kW (450bhp). That will make it the most powerful car in their current line up. Unsurprisingly, the GranTurismo will be the fastest new Maserati money can […]

Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage achieves auction record

Not content with letting Ferrari have all the headlines at the recent RM Auctions sale in Monaco, this absolutely stunning Maserati Tipo 61 Birdcage sold for over €2.4m (AU$3.5m). That’s the highest price achieved for a ‘Birdcage’. And isn’t it just one of the most beautiful machines you have ever seen. The car’s ‘Birdcage’ nickname […]