Maserati Shamal – a small two-door coupe produced by Maserati in the years 1989-1996. It was named in honor of shamal hot summer wind blowing in the desert areas of Mesopotamia. It was designed by Marcello Gandini himself, who gained fame by designing the Lamborghini Countach.
Shamala drives a front-mounted, 3.2-liter V8 engine achieves twin turbochargers power of 326hp. It was coupled with six-speed manual gearbox and active suspension control. This system adjusts the suspension on each wheel individually according to the speed, surface condition and the chosen level of suspension.
Last Shamal came down the production line in 1996 as a copy bearing the number 369