AM109/A1*1742* - Mistral 4.0 - 1969

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Sold for US$ 198,000 (€ 176,817) inc. premium
28 Jan 2016

4,014cc DOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
Lucas Fuel Injection
255bhp at 5,500rpm
5-Speed Manual Transmission
Independent Front Suspension - Live Rear Axle
4-Wheel Disc Brakes

*Matching numbers example of the sporting Mistral
*Beautifully presented in Silver over Light Blue interior
*Desirable end-of-the-line 4-liter Mistral
*Sophisticated Pietro Frua coachwork
*Smart and powerful Italian GT with great driving characteristics

The fine example of the fully evolved, 4-liter Mistral Coupe iteration offered here, was completed at the Modena-based Maserati Works in the spring of 1969, and delivered to its first owner in Italy on May 14th, 1969. The new Maserati is believed to have stayed with this owner for about a year, before it was sold to the second owner, a Michele Revello of Asti, Italy, on May 31st, 1970. The car is believed to have remained with this owner for 13 years, before the third owner purchased the Mistral in 1983. The car is thought to have remained in Italy until the spring of 2015, at which point it belonged to a Mr. Gnutti Emilio of Brescia.

Offered from a prominent San Diego based collection, this Mistral remains in beautiful condition throughout. The interior offers a spacious greenhouse design, and a lovely wood-rimmed steering wheel to hang onto. Shod on classic Michelin tires wrapped on Borrani wire wheels, this Maserati looks just right. From the end-of-the-run, more powerful Mistral production, this smart Coupe is ready to take on road rallies or enter in local concours events in much class and style.

Sold For €173,600

  • Matching-numbers engine and chassis
  • Beautifully preserved and ready for touring
  • The final iteration of the inline six-cylinder Maserati

This particular 1969 Mistral 4.0 Coupé was delivered new to its first owner in Italy on 14 May 1969. That individual would only keep the car for one year, and it was sold to the second owner, Michele Revello of Asti, on 31 May 1970. The car remained in his ownership for 13 years, before it was purchased by its third owner in 1983. It has remained in Italy for its entire life, with its most recent owner being located in Brescia, and it retains its original Italian libretto documents. Today, the Mistral remains in splendid condition, in its current silver on dark blue colour combination. It presents quite well, showing few signs of wear.

The Mistral, representing the end of the line for both the Mistral and Maserati’s race-bred straight-six, is often overlooked by enthusiasts for Maserati’s earlier models, but it still boasts a loyal following who appreciate its level of sophistication and character. The 4.0-litre Mistral is well-regarded for its additional power and torque over the earlier models, and this example would make an excellent driver.