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1990→1992 Maserati 4.18v

1990→1992 Maserati 4.18v

Maserati 4.18v

The Maserati 4.18v was a combination of the 2.24v drivetrain and engine with the 422 body. It was part of the BiTurbo range. 

Launched in December 1990, the 4.18v was a model very similar to the 422, destined to the Italian market with the traditional 3-valve-per-cylinder heads rather than the 4-valve-per-cylinder arrangement of the 4.24v. Its main feature was the ABS fitted as standard, a first for the Biturbo family.

Produced in only 77 units, this particular model is unquestionably one of the rarest amongst the Biturbo range.

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Maserati 4.18v

In Detail

tags Maserati Biturbo
type Series Production Car
production years 1990 – 1992
built at Italy
production 77
engine 90° V6
position Front Longitudinal
aspiration Twin IHI Water-Cooled Turbos
ignition Electronic Ignition
valvetrain DOHC, 3 Valves per Cyl
fuel feed Electronic Injection
displacement 1996 cc / 121.8 in³
bore 82 mm / 3.23 in
stroke 63 mm / 2.48 in
compression 8.1:1
power 164.1 kw / 220 bhp @ 6250 rpm
specific output 110.22 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 170.02 bhp per tonne
torque 262.4 nm / 193.5 ft lbs @ 5000 rpm
body / frame Unit Steel
driven wheels Front Engine / RWD
front tires 205/55R15
rear tires 205/55R15
front brakes Vented Discs w/ABS
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 1294 kg / 2850 lbs
wheelbase 2600 mm / 102.4 in
front track 1458 mm / 57.4 in
rear track 1460 mm / 57.5 in
length 4400 mm / 173.2 in
width 1730 mm / 68.1 in
height 1370 mm / 53.9 in
transmission 5-Speed Manual
top speed ~218 kph / 135.5 mph
0 – 60 mph ~5.9 seconds