We are currently experiencing an inventory shortage. Contact the seller to confirm availability.
1977 Maserati Khamsin for sale 101167942
1977 Maserati Khamsin
Redline Restorations
(833) 671-4804

1977 Maserati Khamsin

Car for sale by Redline Restorations in Black Rock, Connecticut 06605

Or $1,152 / mo. Get Personalized Payment


Email Dealer

By using this service you accept the terms of Autotrader Specialty's Visitor Agreement.


Related Articles

Vintage Japanese Cars: Nissan's Online Heritage Collection

If you're a fan of vintage Japanese cars, be sure to check out Nissan's online heritage site. There are tons of vintage Nissan pics and specs going all the way back to the 1920s. Each featured car or truck has relevant specs and a little "detail" tab that gives some background on that specific car.

VW Kombi Van Seeing Resurgence in Popularity

The Volkswagen Kombi van reached iconic status, with even a school lunch box fashioned in its image. During those early years, the Volkswagen Microbus morphed into various forms. From a cargo carrier with no windows behind the driver's seat to a windowed passenger van with three rows of seats, the possibilities seemed endless.


Classic Car Overview

The Maserati Khamsin Grand Tourer first hit the stage at the 1972 Turin Auto Show, and was produced between 1974 and 1982. Designed by Marcell Gandini, this was the first collaboration between Bertone and Maserati. It was introduced for clientele that demanded a front-engine Grand Tourer on the lines of the previous Ghibli. The name was derived from a form of wind: “The Khamsin, a hot, violent gust blowing in the Eqyptian desert for fifty days a year”.

Some of the notable Khamsin styling cues include a prominent front wedge-shape, fastback roofline, and kammback rear end. The almost all-glass rear hatch provided phenomenal rear visibility. But the most distinguishable features are the asymmetrical vents on the bonnet and the inset “Floating” tail lights.

This particular Khamsin example has been meticulously maintained by all of its previous owners, including a former President of the Maserati Club. It was imported by a doctor in 1989 as a U.S. spec car, and later made its way to British Columbia. In the interim, this Khamsin received a professional repaint in a slightly darker Burgundy than the factory red, and was later converted from U.S. spec bumpers, to the Euro style “Floating” tail lights. Included in the sale are a set of owners manuals, parts manuals, and some extensive Khamsin maintenance material.

Over 8-years Maserati produced just 435 examples, of these only 155 examples were ever exported under U.S. configuration. Of the 155 US spec cars, it is estimated that only 55 were equipped with the automatic transmission. This car features an all-steel monocoque construction, with a rear tubular subframe. The front mounted 4.9L, DOHC, 16-valve V8 motor gave the Khamsin a 50/50 weight distribution. The engine was positioned so close towards the firewall that the full size spare tire is stored beneath the radiator.

From the factory these were outfitted with four double barrel 42 DCNF 41 Weber carbs, a double exhaust system with quad tips, and 4-wheel vented disc brakes. An estimated 335 horsepower is sent to the rear wheels by a 3-speed Borg Warner automatic transmission; the automatic transmission was only available by request.

All reasonable offers and trades are always considered. For any additional information, feel free to visit our showroom at 2475 Fairfield Ave, Black Rock, CT 06605, or give us a call at +(203) 335-9555.


  • 4.9L DOHC V8
  • 3-speed Borg Warner automatic transmission
  • 4-wheel vented disc brakes
  • Blaupunkt Monte Carlo CD Player
  • European Front & Rear Bumper Conversion
  • Air Conditioning!

Show More Show Less

Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Mileage
    58,934 miles
  • Engine
    8 Cylinder
  • Drivetrain
    2 wheel drive - rear
  • Transmission
    3 Speed Automatic
  • Exterior Color
  • Custom Color

Classic Car Buyer's Tools

Shipping & Transport

Immediately receive a quote to get your new classic car delivered right to your driveway from Autotrader’s trusted Classic Transport Partner ShipYourCarNow. Click Now!


Get THE LOWEST MONTHLY PAYMENTS! We are a nationwide collector car finance company with over a decade of experience serving our clients. Give us a call today at (800) 717-5180 Apply now

Appraisals & Inspections

For the latest and most reliable Classic and Collectible Car prices, values, production numbers and local car clubs, always trust NADAguides.com. Get more info


Considering buying a new classic? Get a quote before you buy. Agreed value, lowest rates. Go with Grundy Insurance, www.Grundy.com or 888-647-8636 Get Quotes Now

Suspect Fraud? Report it
We use cookies and browser activity to improve your experience, personalize content and ads, and analyze how our sites are used. For more information on how we collect and use this information, please review our Privacy Policy. California consumers may exercise their CCPA rights here.