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Biturbo

When the Biturbo was presented in December 1981, a new era started for Maserati. Alejandro De Tomaso’s plan to turnaround Maserati’s economic situation was the introduction of a compact coupé which offered first level performance and an interesting price setting. The purpose of this strategy was attracting new customers to Maserati. The Biturbo's engine was a new and compact 90-degree V6 with a three-valve cylinder head design. The adoption of two small turbochargers was a world's first on a production car, as was the Torsen limited-slip rear differential. The Biturbo became a big commercial success thanks to its excellent performances and luxury interior, but first generation versions suffered from quality issues associated with a quick expansion of the production volumes. In 1983, the more powerful Biturbo S was presented with twin intercoolers and could be distinguished by its two Naca air ducts on the bonnet. In 1986 and 1987, both versions were upgraded with fuel injection (Biturbo i and Biturbo Si).

Data sheet Biturbo Biturbo S Biturbo i Biturbo Si
Model code Tipo AM331 Tipo AM331 Tipo AM331 Tipo AM331
Body type 2-door, 5-seater three-box coupè 2-door, 5-seater three-box coupè 2-door, 5-seater three-box coupè 2-door, 5-seater three-box coupè
Design Pierangelo Andreani Pierangelo Andreani Pierangelo Andreani Pierangelo Andreani
Production years 1982 - 1985 1983 - 1986 1986 - 1990 1986 - 1988
Maserati era De Tomaso De Tomaso De Tomaso De Tomaso
Numbers produced 11,919 (all) 11,919 (all) 11,919 (all) 11,919 (all)
Chassis Monocoque steel construction Monocoque steel construction Monocoque steel construction Monocoque steel construction
Dry weight 1,086kg 1,086kg 1,086kg 1,086kg
Engine configuration 90° V6, three valves per cylinder (two intake, one exhaust), single overhead camshaft, twin-turbo 90° V6, three valves per cylinder (two intake, one exhaust), single overhead camshaft, twin-turbo 90° V6, three valves per cylinder (two intake, one exhaust), single overhead camshaft, twin-turbo 90° V6, three valves per cylinder (two intake, one exhaust), single overhead camshaft, twin-turbo
Displacement 1,996cc 1,996cc 1,996cc 1,996cc
Maximum power 180hp @ 6,000rpm 205hp @ 6,500rpm 187hp @ 6,000rpm 220hp @ 6,350rpm
Top speed 215km/h 221km/h 220km/h 228km/h
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