Review: Maserati 4.2 V8 Coupe (2001 – 2007)


Half-price Ferrari motoring. Fast, refined, enjoyable and a big improvement over the 3200GT. Timing chain engine.

Hefty running costs. High-speed stability could be better. Slightly awkward seating position.

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Maserati 4.2 V8 Coupe (2001 – 2007): At A Glance

Replaced 3200 Twin Turbo V6. Launched at Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2001. Same Giorgetto Giugiaro body, but lost unique cureved rear light clusters.

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Real MPG average for a Maserati 4.2 V8 Coupe (2001 – 2007)

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14–21 mpg

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