Maserati Biturbo (II)
Maserati Biturbo is a sporty 4-passenger coupe presented in 1981. Car is equipped with a 2-liter V6 engine with two turbochargers. Export version (1983) received a 2.5 liter V6 engine, and since 1989 2.8 liter engine Regardless of the interior was luxurious with leather and wood.
When in 1975 De Tomaso bought from Citroën’s brand Maserati, wanted to create a prestigious sports car available for a wide range of customers. Initially, the plan worked and the sale went great. However, the poor quality of workmanship discouraged buyers.
The engine was a development unit mounted in the model Merak. The unit is equipped with three valves at each cylinder, one intake valve was larger than the other, which had a positive impact on performance. Version 2.0 liter developing 180hp, and the 2.5 L 190hp. In addition to engine export version was identical to the version on the Italian market (only in the USA assembled larger bumpers).
In 1985 she debuted the second generation model Biturbo. Body changed slightly. More changes made to the engine which increased the thermal resistance, reduce noise and oil consumption. Subsequent upgrades were carried out in 1988 and 1991 years.