1970 Maserati Ghibli Spyder/Spider 4.7

Gallery Aaldering

Gallery Aaldering is offering this Maserati Ghibli Spyder/Spider 4.7 for sale.


There were open mouths, countless times shouts of ‘ooh’ and ‘aah’ at the 1966 Turin Motor Show. In front of the spectators stands the Maserati Ghibli. It is one of the ‘showstoppers’ that year, and the Ghibli quickly enters the books as one of the most beautiful cars of the moment. Designed by Giorgietto Giugiaro, who was then working at Ghia, there is not much that is more beautiful. A few years later, now in 1969, Maserati decides to introduce an even more exclusive variant: the Ghibli Spyder.

In 1973, the production of the Ghibli came to an end, with 1,149 coupés built and only 128 Spyders. One of those 128 very rare examples is now available for sale in Brummen.

The Maserati Ghibli Spyder was relatively popular in America; of the 128 units, over half (70 units to be precise) went to that continent. This stunning Spyder is also part of that group and was delivered to its first owner in the first half of 1970, having collected it from Foreign Cars City Inc. in New York. At that time, the car was finished in Argento Auteuil Metallizzato 106 with a Pelle Rosso 1603 leather interior. Indeed and these are still the current colours the car is finished in.

Of course, the car was restored in 2010 in an extremely professional manner, in 2010. Specialist Candini in Modena took care of all the technology side of things with everything meticulously overhauled, renovated, and renewed down to the smallest details. The bodywork was also completely restored with millimeter precision. The body was taken back to bare steel before being expertly brought back to a new condition prior to being painted in its original color. It will not surprise you that its condition is still excellent today.

In 2012, the finishing touches were put on, with a complete overhaul of the instruments and air conditioning. And since we’re talking about the interior: what a beautiful place it is. Red leather is everywhere, and exceptionally beautiful gauges, switches, and buttons are housed within. The seats are in an incredible condition and are exceptionally comfortable.

Gallery Aaldering briefly mentioned the fully revised technology, with the highlight, of course, being the 4,719 cc eight-cylinder engine. Four Weber 42 DCNF/9 carburettors provide the correct mixture, and the rest of the engine ensures that 310 hp is sent to the rear wheels via a ZF five-speed gearbox. This results in an incredible driving experience. The beautiful eight-cylinder engine produces a delightful sound that is always present but never ‘too’ much. The chassis is a wonderful combination of comfort for long distances while also being genuinely sporty, with a responsive steering system. A Ghibli must also provide a sense of security, with the sports car reaching a top speed of about 275 km/h!

If you are looking for an exceptional Italian sports car with the capability to provide you with the ultimate ride in every aspect, then this rare Ghibli Spyder is definitely for you. Convince yourself in Brummen, because, in reality, the gorgeous pictures do not do the car justice.

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Gallery Aaldering is a family owned business since 1975. Founder Nico Aaldering and his son Nick are responsible for operational and executive management. The company has been in Brummen since 1987 and started on the location where they currently have their second workshop and detailing shop. Nico started very small, with only three employees. People who still work for the company today. The company grew rapidly and established a name for itself based on quality. In the nineties it was time for expansions after many years of selling Alfa Romeo, then Italian cars later on followed by British cars as well. At the end of 2000 Gallery Aaldering moved to the current premises at the Arnhemsestraat in Brummen. This showroom was build according to Nico's idea and sketches and has a Neoclassical style to match the classic cars inside. During this time Nick entered the company after finishing his studies and working for different automotive companies. Gallery Aaldering expanded and gained momentum with the decades of experience offered by Nico and the bright new ideas and progressive vision offered by Nick. The collection became more diverse with an important move upwards to higher segments. Gallery Aaldering has grown to become one of the largest classic car dealers in Europe. There are about 350 classic cars on display on four floors with a Grand Café and special rooms for business meetings. As a family owned business Gallery Aaldering is proud of its history and traditions, but the future is just as important. At the heart of this all is the passion for classic automobiles. For that reason they participate in the most impressive classic car rally in the world, the Mille Miglia. A deeply rooted love for cars. You will find this in both their genes and the identity of this family owned business.