The Maserati Ghibli SS Spyder will be auctioned at Scottsdale in Arizona on 20 and 21 January by Gooding and Company.
One of only 11 European versions created, the iconic 1971 Maserati Ghibli SS Spyder by Ghia presented in Scottsdale is believed to be the finest example in existence.
Powered by a 4.9 litre 330 bhp V8 engine, the Maserati Ghibli SS Spyder had a top speed of 280 kmh and the Ghibli coupe with a production run of 1280 is one of Maserati’s most successful coupes, but the Spyder was produced in very limited numbers this combination success and limited numbers has made it one of the most sort-after classic Maseratis.
The car that is being auctioned is historically documented from new and restored from the ‘ground up’ by leading Italian specialists, this fabulous Verde Gemma sports car with saddle interior is equipped with the most desirable European factory specifications, featuring a manual gearbox, hard top, Borrani wire wheels and fitted luggage. Its auction estimate is $700,000 - $900,000.
More details of the auction may be found at www.goodingco.com.