Synonyms for biturbo or Related words with biturbo
Examples of "biturbo"
The customer could only choose between two paint schemes: silver or red, both paired to the lower half of the body in contrasting metallic gunmetal grey. That same year the 2.5-litre
E (for Export) was also introduced, and was joined some twelve months later by the
ES with , respectively in European- or catalysed US-specification. In 1985 all models received updates and were renamed
S II and
E II. The cylinders were now Nikasil-coated, a more capacious fuel tank was fitted and a Sensitork limited slip differential replaced the earlier Salisbury clutch-type one. The second series
was recognizable by its new 6"Jx14" wheels similar in design to the
S's; the S II wheels had fully painted faces, without the silver center.
In 1987 Maserati launched the final car to wear the
badge, the 2.5 litre export market "S" model
The new V8
engine increases the top speed to ( on xDrive models).
Under the hood, there is an AMG-enhanced V12
engine that produces 630 horsepower.
It includes a 5.5-litre V8 '
' (twin-turbocharged) engine rated
is a high performance version of the BMW 5 Series E34. Beginning production in 1989, the B10
was based on the 535i and received several upgrades by Alpina, being the fastest production saloon in the world at the time of its introduction. Production ended in 1994 with 507 examples produced. The B10
became the best-selling single model in Alpina history up until that point.
family was extremely successful at exploiting the aspirational image of the "Maserati" name—selling 40,000 units.
Under new ownership, Maserati developed the 1981
model, by applying turbocharging to this engine, and sold 40,000 units.
Given that automatic transmissions and V8 engines are strongly preferred in the price class where
competed, it is not surprising that only 806 Biturbos were made. Production ended in September 1996. In the same year, the French coachbuilder Heuliez presented the Safrane Long Cours, which was something like a station wagon version of the Safrane
in luxury Baccara trim.
This Italian-market only model was launched in December 1990. It was very similar to the 422, but used the three-valve per cylinder heads. It was the first
to feature ABS as standard. With 77 examples made it is the rarest in the entire
was a family of luxury sports cars, saloons and grand tourers produced by Maserati between 1981 and 1994. The original
was a two-door, four-seater notchback coupé (of somewhat smaller dimensions than the BMW 3 Series of the time) featuring, as the name implies, a two-litre V6 engine with two turbochargers and a luxurious interior.
was designed and assembled by Zagato in Milan. It was Zagato's first work for Maserati since the A6G/2000 of thirty years earlier. Embo of Caramagna was first commissioned to develop a four-seater cabriolet version of the
, which was shown at the April 1982 Turin Auto Show, but their proposal never made it to production.
The Ghibli name was resurrected with the unveiling of the 1992 Ghibli ("Tipo AM336"), a two-door, four-seater coupé with twin-turbo V6 engines. Like the V8 Maserati Shamal, it was an evolution of the previous
coupés; the doors, interior, and basic bodyshell were carried over from the
The Shamal was designed by Marcello Gandini, of Bertone fame. The Shamal shows its
heritage in the doors, interior, and basic bodyshell, which were carried over from the
. Gandini's styling signature is visible in the slanted profile of the rear wheel wheel arch, also present on the fourth generation Quattroporte IV and first seen on the Lamborghini Countach.
Honeywell Turbo Technologies produced the turbochargers used in Mercedes Benz 4.7L
V8 engines from the S-Class and CL-Class vehicles.
The 3.0 L DOHC 24-valve
V6 DT17 has replaced the 2.7 V6 HDi on PSA cars starting from 2009. PSA stopped its production in 2009.
In 1986 Maserati launched the high-performance 430 (1986–94), the flagship of the saloon range, which debuted the largest 2.8 litre version of the
Sold to Maserati to equip the Carburated MAserati
, same layout as the APC from SAAB with different settings, known as MABC , Maserati Automatic Boost Controler
engine by Alpina based on the N55B30M0. The crankcase is of a different design and specially cast by BMW for Alpina.
competed unsuccessfully in the British Touring Car Championship in the late 1980s, the European Touring Car Championship and the World Touring Car Championship (1987).
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