1985 Maserati 420


1985 Maserati 420

1985 Maserati 420

The 420 was launched in 1985, two years after the 425. It was simply the same car overall, only with the 2.0-litre V6 in place of the 2.5-litre unit.

This model was meant primarily for the Italian market, where cars with engines over 2 litres of capacity were heavily taxed by the government during the 1980s.

2,810 were produced in just two years, the model being upgraded in 1986 with an injection system, thus becoming the 420i.

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1985 Maserati 420 In Detail

tags Maserati Biturbo
submitted by Richard Owen
type Series Production Car
built at Italy
production 2810
engine 90° V6
position Front Longitudinal
aspiration Twin IHI Water-Cooled Turbos
ignition Electronic Ignition
valvetrain DOHC 3 Valves / Cyl
fuel feed Electronic Injection
displacement 1996 cc / 121.8 in³
bore 82 mm / 3.23 in
stroke 63 mm / 2.48 in
compression 7.8:1
power 138.0 kw / 185.1 bhp @ 6000 rpm
specific output 92.74 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 153.87 bhp per tonne
torque 261.67 nm / 193.0 ft lbs @ 3500 rpm
body / frame Unitary Steel Monocoque
driven wheels RWD
front tires 205/60VR14
rear tires 205/60VR14
front brakes Discs
front wheels F 35.6 x 16.5 cm / 14.0 x 6.5 in
rear wheels R 35.6 x 16.5 cm / 14.0 x 6.5 in
steering Rack & Pinion w/Power Assist
f suspension MacPherson Struts w/Telescopic Dampers, Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar
r suspension Semi-Trailing Arms w/Telescopic Dampers, Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar
curb weight 1203 kg / 2650 lbs
wheelbase 2600 mm / 102.4 in
front track 1442 mm / 56.8 in
rear track 1453 mm / 57.2 in
length 4400 mm / 173.2 in
width 1730 mm / 68.1 in
height 1360 mm / 53.5 in
transmission Getrag 5-Speed Manual
top speed ~215 kph / 133.6 mph