The Chicago Car Club is interested in classic cars of all makes and models, especially a Maserati Merak 2000. We make the process of selling your Maserati Merak 2000 quick and painless. In just a matter of hours we will have your classic valued and, if you do so choose, turned into money in your pocket. All it takes is a phone call or electronic inquiry to get the ball rolling.
The Merak (AM 122) was built by Italian carmaker Maserati between the years 1972 and 1983. It belonged to grand tourer class, representing the “S” (sport cars) market segment. The car was offered as a fastback coupe with a 2+2 seating configuration. Cars were fitted with a variety of engines, ranging from 1999-2965 cc (122-181.2 cui) displacement and delivering between 117-162 kW (159-220 PS, 157-217 hp) of power.
One edition of note was the 1983 Maserati Merak SS (Tipo 80). It was manufactured or sold in 1983, as versions for Europe and Germany. It used a 2-door coupe body type driven by RWD (rear-wheel drive) and a manual 5-speed transmission. It used a petrol (gasoline) engine with displacement of 2965 cm3 or 181.2 cubic inches. It had advertised power of 147 kW / 197 hp / 200 PS and torque of 255 Nm or 188 lb-ft. Top speed was 238 km/h (148 mph) as declared by the factory. It had good acceleration, with a 0-60 mph 8 seconds, 0-100 km/h of only 8.5 seconds. The 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) was a respectable 15.8 seconds.
1977 marked the introduction of the Merak 2000 GT (Tipo AM122/D.) To match specifications of competitors cars and offer a product at a lower price point, they offered the 2000 GT with an engine with displacement of approximately 2000cc. This was a popular choice, during the time, which was during the oil crisis of the 1970s.