2005 Maserati Coupe 4200 GT Cambiocorsa

Highlights

  • Lovely low mileage Maserati GT
  • Sequential Cambiocorsa transmission
  • Complete history
  • Lovely example throughout

The Appeal

 
Introduced in 2001, the Maserati GT was an evolution of the 1998 3200 GT, offered in both Coupé and Spyder body layouts and developed to mark Maserati’s return to the US market.

It shared the same sleek monocoque body as the 3200, but with more conventional rear lights and a larger engine – this time a 4.2-litre V8 Ferrari-developed unit, with 385bhp.
 
Built and sold in limited numbers, the 4200 GT is a rare beast and also an alluringly pretty one that is bound to be a wise investment for the future, especially one as nice as this example.

It’s a 2005 4200 GT Cambiocorsa (Italian for ‘racing change’) and uses a sequential clutchless semi-automatic transmission based on the system developed by Ferrari’s F1 team. It uses a Formula One-type gearbox, built by Graziano Trasmissioni, with hydraulic operation and electronic management operated by F1-style paddles behind the steering wheel, similar to the system used in Ferrari sports cars.
 
The system allows the driver to choose between four different operating modes: Normal, Sport, Auto and Low Grip. Each of these programs is selected by means of console-mounted buttons, corresponding to different types of operating mode.
 
Finished in iconic Azzuro Nettuno (Neptune Blue), the Cambiocorsa is a genuine low mileage car with just under 35k on the clock, a third of which has been covered by the current owner who has had the car since 2017.

It has a comprehensive maintenance record and has been looked after during its current ownership by McGrath Maserati, one of the UK’s most respected independent specialists in the marque. The vendor is a long-term Maserati fan and also owns an older 1960s example, which he wants to use more often, hence why the newer car is for sale.



The History and Paperwork

  • UK V5C
  • Only two previous owners
  • MOT May 2025
  • All original books, wallet and documents
  • Full service history – book stamped to 21,182 miles in 2017 and then separate invoices recorded at McGrath Maserati during current ownership
  • The vendor says a service is probably now due, based on time rather than mileage
  • Selection of old invoices and MOTs
  • Supplied new by HR Owen of London
  • Two keys



The Condition

  • Stunning Azzuro Nettuno paintwork
  • The car has been repainted to a high standard at some stage 
  • Some very minor stone chips to the front end, one small scuff on the lower bumper and a couple of tiny, barely noticeable dents
  • Very slight lacquer peel below left rear lamp lens
  • 18-inch seven-spoke alloys with quality Michelin Pilot rubber all-round which would benefit from refurbishing, there is no kerbing damage but the finish has started to bubble on one wheel and has some discolouration on all wheels
  • Pale Tan leather with dark blue piping
  • Trident embossed head restraints
  • Matching carpets, mats, headliner and door cards
  • Cruise control
  • Climate control
  • Electric windows and mirrors
  • Rear seats appear unused – surprisingly spacious for a 2+2
  • Clean luggage area with original Maserati tool roll and tyre repair kit
  • Some slight ‘stickiness’ to radio and climate control buttons – common on Maseratis of the era



The Mechanics

  • 4.2-litre V8
  • Six-speed Cambiocorsa transmission
  • Transmission operates faultlessly
  • 385bhp
  • Good service history
  • According to the vendor the car drives really well with no known or reported issues



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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2005
  • Make Maserati
  • Model 4200 GT
  • Colour Blue
  • Odometer 34,834 Miles
  • Engine size 4200
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Peterborough
  • Location Cleveland
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
19 bids
  • Jonnydm £4,700 19/06/24
  • MrBAH1 £4,600 17/06/24
  • tim-hay•••• £4,500 17/06/24
  • MrBAH1 £4,150 17/06/24
  • Jonnydm £4,050 16/06/24
  • tyler-c•••• £3,950 16/06/24
  • gordon-•••• £3,750 16/06/24
  • MrBAH1 £3,400 16/06/24
  • gordon-•••• £3,250 16/06/24
  • tyler-c•••• £2,800 16/06/24
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