Year 1973 - SCA 11973

MASERATI BORA 4.9 Gran Turismo

  • Maserati’s first mid-engined street sports car
  • 1 of 235 with 4.9 liter engine (total 530)
  • Design by Giugiaro, ItalDesign – designer of the Ghibli
  • First delivery 02/1973 to Maserati dealer DeMaria in Miami, Florida
  • On July 26th, delivery to customer Robert Kleinberg in Texas
  • Maserati Certificates
  • History mostly known
  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • Matching numbers
  • Matching colors
  • Exterior color “Argento Indianapolis”
  • Interior fittings Connolly leather “rosso”
  • V8 mid-engine with 4.9 liters and 320 hp
  • 62,000 mls
  • Engine and transmission overhauled
  • Body restored
  • Technology, brakes, hydraulics, overhauled
  • Tires new
  • Photo documentation of the restoration
  • Classic data report
  • “The underrated aristocrat among the supercars”
  • “Top speed of 260 km/h and from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.8 seconds” quote from racing driver Paul Frère, 1973
  • “The Bora is not only fast, safe and easy to drive, but also has a level of comfort that is practically in no way inferior to larger sedans.” Quote Automonbil Revue 1972
  • “All things considered, the Bora is the best mid-engined car we’ve ever tried; the Miura was great in its time, but the Bora leaves it far behind in terms of comfort and smoothness and is on par in terms of performance. ” Road & Track magazine after an extensive driving test in 1973