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Maserati Shamal

(1990 model)

Brief specs of 1990 Maserati Shamal

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3217 cm3 / 196.3 cu in / 196.3 cu in, 237.1 kW / 318.0 hp / 318.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 432.0 N·m / 318.6 lb·ft / 318.6 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 270 km/h / 168 mph / 168 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MaseratiIssued from1990
ModelShamalIssued until
SerieShamalNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMaseratiCountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4870 l / 171.98 cu ft / 171.98 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4102 mm / 161.5 in / 161.5 inTotal (curb) weight1417 kg / 3124 lb / 3124 lb
Width1850 mm / 72.8 in / 72.8 inDry weight
Height1300 mm / 51.2 in / 51.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2400 mm / 94.5 in / 94.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1529 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1527 mm / 60.1 in / 60.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.04 m2 / 22.0 sq ft / 22.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.61 m2 / 6.6 sq ft / 6.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.2 kW / 20.4 hp / 20.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeV8-BiturboTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (90.0° vee)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerMaseratiValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplyWe-Ma fuel inj.Engine displacement3217 cm3 / 196.3 cu in / 196.3 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity402.13 cm3/cylinder / 24.539 cu in/cylinder / 24.539 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio7.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power237.1 kW / 318.0 hp / 318.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque432.0 N·m / 318.6 lb·ft / 318.6 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor type2 IHI turbosMaximum rpm
Intercoolerair/ airMax. net output (power at the wheels)112.8 kW / 151.2 hp / 151.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output73.7 kW/l / 1.620 bhp/cu in / 1.620 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque134.3 N·m/l / 1.17 lb·ft/cu in / 1.17 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.85
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.36

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed270 km/h / 168 mph / 168 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)5.00 s / 5.00 s / 5.00 sPower-to-weight ratio224.4 kW/ton / 170.0 bhp/ton / 170.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.30 s / 5.30 s / 5.30 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels front8JWheels rear9J
Tyres front225/45 ZR 16Tyres rear245/45 ZR 16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Maserati Shamal

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