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Lot No. 151 - 1979 Maserati Merak SS (Tipo 122A) RHD

Sold for: £12,960

Bid on this Lot Fabulous opportunity to finish the restoration of a rare 'SS'... RHD, UK-supplied, 1979 car with the desirable Bora dashboard and 3-spoke padded wheel Originally finished in Rosso Maserati over Nero with factory gold wheels The more powerful 220bhp, V6 'SS' with 3xWeber 44DCNF carbs and 9:1 compression & confirmed not seized Stripped back to bare metal to enable a close inspection of all panels (some surface rust) Black leather interior (stored seperately) appears to be in very good condition We are advised that all components (apart from windscreen, clips, fixings etcs) are present 1 of only 300 in RHD, this matching numbers SS could be an exciting project This car was consigned by Nick Bicknell. Please feel free to contact Nick on 07957 279000 / nickb@classiccarauctions.co.uk
Details Specification Condition Report
Year of manufacture:
1979
Make:
Maserati
Chassis number:
AM122.A.549
# of cylinders:
6
Engine capacity:
3.0
Body colour:
Red
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Registration number:
NLW 812V
Model:
Merak SS
Engine number:
1145330520404
Odometer Reading:
45000

CCA Vendor Condition Report

Overall:

55 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

Lightened (50kg) SS shell stripped back to bare metal for restoration. Some surface rust.

Interior

Door-cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

Removed and dry stored about 20 years ago, complete and in nice condition. Some minor trim may require new leather /covering.

Engine

Components:

Starting:

Appearance:

Running:

Remarks

Original matching numbers engine and box, removed - health check confirms turns over & not seized.

Transmission

Gears:

Drive-shaft:

Clutch:

Remarks

Fully operational before being removed from car about 20 years ago - health check pending.

Running gear

Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Bearings:

Electrics

Minor:

Major:

Remarks

Functional before strip down 20 years ago. Dry stored.

Vehicle History

Remarks

Anecdotal story of the original strip for restoration 20 years ago, no paperwork. I visited the unit where it had been stored, and took some video / photos of the car in situ along with its stable mates, a Dino, a Montreal and a 911.

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