1978 MASERATI KHAMISN RARE ALL ORIGINAL FLY YELLOW 21K MILES 1 PRIVATE OWNER

Price: US $25,600.00 Item location: Delaplane, Virginia, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Maserati
  • Model: KHAMSIN
  • Type: Coupe
  • Trim: Base Coupe 2-Door
  • Year: 1978
  • Mileage: 21,799
  • VIN: AM120US1290
  • Color: Yellow
  • Engine size: 4.9L 4930CC V8 GAS DOHC Naturally Aspirated
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Power Windows
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Options: Cassette Player, Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1978 Maserati KHAMSIN

1978 MASERATI KHAMSIN1 OF 7 FACTORY FLY YELLOW BUILT FOR THE U.S MARKET!ALL ORIGINAL AND UNRESTORED21K ORIGINAL MILES!DEALER OWNED FROM NEW TO 1986 WITH ONLY 1 PRIVATE REGISTERED OWNERONE OF THE MOST ORIGINAL KHAMSINS ON THE MARKETORIGINAL FLY YELLOW SALCHI PAINTORIGINAL BLACK LEATHER INTERIORORIGINAL FACTORY TOOLS AND BOOKSORIGINAL WINDOW STICKERSMACHINING NUMBER 4.9L DRY SUMP ALL ALLOY ENGINENEVER TOUCHED UP, NEVER IN AN ACCIDENT!FACTORY ZF 5 SPEEDNEVER BEEN OFFERED UNTIL NOW!PRESERVATIONCLASS
HERE IS AN EXTRAORDINARY OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A RARE AND ALL ORIGINAL MASERATI KHAMSIN, EQUIPPED WITH ITS FACTORY MATCHING 4.9L DOHC V8 AND ZF 5 SPEED TRANSMISSION. ONE OF ONLY 7 BUILT, PAINTED IN FLY YELLOW, DELIVERED FOR THE U.S MARKET, THIS KHAMSIN IS AN ALL ORIGINAL EXAMPLE WITH ONLY 21K MILES!THE YELLOW SALCHI LACQUER PAINT IS 100% ORIGINAL AND STILL IN VERY GOOD CONDITION CONSIDERING ITS AGE. THERE ARE FEW BLEMISHES IN THE PAINT AND A SMALL RUST SPOT BY THE LOWER DRIVER SIDE WINDSHIELD.SEE PHOTOS BELOW.THE INTERIOR IS ALLORIGINAL, FROM THE LEATHER SEATS TO THE FACTORY CARPET AND WEATHERSTRIP.THE ENGINE ALWAYS STARTS RIGHT UP AND RUNS STRONG.THE MANUAL ZF 5 SPEED IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AND SHIFTS IN ALL GEARS WITH EASE.THE CITROEN BRAKES AND HYDRAULICS OPERATE NICELY, HOWEVER I WOULD SUGGEST THAT THE ENTIRE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM BE SERVICED BEFORE TAKING THIS CAR ON A LONG DRIVE.WITH ITS OVAL TUBING CHASSIS (MODELED AFTER THE GHIBLI)THE KHAMSIN IS A WONDERFUL CAR TO DRIVE. THE REAR DETACHABLE SUB-FRAME ASSEMBLY, EQUIPPED WITH FOUR COIL OVER SHOCKS AND REARINDEPENDENTSUSPENSION, MAKES THIS CAR VERY UNIQUE AND THE ULTIMATE GT. IT'S EASY TO FALL IN LOVE WITH THE BERTONE DESIGN WITH IT'S SHARP AND WELL PROPORTIONED LINES. THE KHAMSIN NOT ONLY PERFORMS BUT LOOKS THE PART! A VERY SOPHISTICATED MODEL FOR THE TRUE GENTLEMAN, HERE IS THE CHANCE OF A LIFETIME TO OWN A WELL PRESERVED AND RAREQUALITYCAR. FACTORY TOOL KIT AND BOOKS ARE INCLUDED.THE CAR IS AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION. PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR MORE INFO.PAYMENT IS DUE WITHIN 7 DAYS AFTER THE AUCTION HAS ENDED. PLEASE ASK QUESTIONS BEFORE THE AUCTION ENDS AND DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE AS I MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE TO REPLY TO YOUR QUESTIONS. GOOD LUCK AND HAPPY BIDDING!