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Cooper Maserati T86

I saw this overhead photo of Vic Elford in a Cooper-Maserati T86 competing at the 1969 Monaco Grand Prix. The car was built during the 1967 season after a previous Cooper F1 car had started to fall behind competitors from Lotus, Ferrari and Brabham. F1 had gone to a 3-litre formula and Cosworth were supplying…
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Maserati Quattroporte IV

The Quattroporte IV or Tipo AM337 was released in 1994, four years after the Quattroporte III had finished production and used many components from the Series 2 Ghibli range - in fact it was based on a stretched Ghibli platform and used an evolution of the twin-turbo V6 that was seen in other Maserati road…
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Maserati Quattroporte III

Following on from the very limited volume of the Quattroporte II, the third generation was very welcome. Maserati had been plucked from the wreckage of the Citroen collapse by Alejandro De Tomaso and he took the model back to its core: rear-drive and power from a nice V8. The Tipo AM330 started out as two…
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Maserati Quattroporte II

The second generation Quattroporte, the Tipo AM123, arrived in 1974 and was a Citroen era car and as such was based on an extended Citroen SM chassis. It was in effect a re-skinned SM, using the 3-litre V6 engine that Maserati had supplied Citroen for that model. It was also front-drive with Citroen’s hydro-pneumatic suspension…
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