1987→1994 Maserati 430


Maserati 430

Maserati 430

The Maserati 430 was launched in 1987 to be sold alongside the Maserati 425 at first, before finally replacing it from 1989.

It was equipped with the new 2.8-litre fuel-injected engine of the Maserati 228, and as such was intended primarily for export markets.

The power output reached 250 hp without catalyst exhaust system, and 225 hp with it wherever required by local regulations. The top speed exceeded 240 km/h, with the possibility of specifying active

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tagsMaserati Biturbo
submitted byRichard Owen
typeSeries Production Car
production years1987 – 1994
built atItaly
production995
price $$ 41,500
predeccesor1983 Maserati 425
engine90° V6
positionFront Longitudinal
aspirationTwin IHI Water-Cooled Turbos
ignitionElectronic Ignition
valvetrainDOHC, 3 Valves per Cyl
fuel feedElectronic Injection
displacement2790 cc / 170.3 in³
bore94.0 mm / 3.7 in
stroke67.0 mm / 2.64 in
compression7.7:1
power167.8 kw / 225.0 bhp @ 5600 rpm
specific output80.65 bhp per litre
bhp/weight162.34 bhp per tonne
torque333.5 nm / 246.0 ft lbs @ 3500 rpm
redline6400
body / frameUnitary Steel Monocoque
driven wheelsRWD
front tires205/55VR-15
rear tires205/55VR-15
front brakesVented Discs w/ Vacuum Assist
front wheelsF 38.1 x 16.5 cm / 15.0 x 6.5 in
rear wheelsR 38.1 x 16.5 cm / 15.0 x 6.5 in
steeringRack & Pinion w/ Power Assist
f suspensionMacPherson Struts w/Telescopic Dampers, Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar
r suspensionSemi-Trailing Arms w/Telescopic Dampers, Coil Springs, Anti-Roll Bar
curb weight1386 kg / 3056 lbs
wheelbase2601 mm / 102.4 in
front track1443 mm / 56.8 in
rear track1453 mm / 57.2 in
length4399 mm / 173.2 in
width1730 mm / 68.1 in
height1359 mm / 53.5 in
transmission5-Speed Manual
gear ratios3.42:1, 1.94:1, 1.39:1, 1.00:1, 0.79:1
final drive3.31:1
top speed~230 kph / 142.9 mph
0 – 60 mph~5.8 seconds
0 – 100 mph~19.2 seconds
0 – 1/4 mile~15.0 seconds