This Maserati Merak SS is falling apart but is up for auction on eBay

This Maserati Merak SS is falling apart but is up for auction on eBay


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Fans of eBay and its auctions can open this article and find anything new in it; for everyone else, this is a story to tell. Hero a 1979 Maserati Merak SS which, yes it is all true, costs only 15,000 euros.

We are talking about one of the rare examples of the Trident Symbol, since only 1,830 units were produced. One of these, however, is exactly what is being sold, but there is a trick behind the trick: look at the cover photo and the photo below to understand the condition of the car. In spite of that, according to the announcer who is really at a loss for words, this one The Maserati Merak SS is “almost complete”, admitting the need for a total restoration.

Check the pictures you see bodywork full of rust, stationary on wooden boards, in a short time, not in good conditionthe pictures are enough to make clear the state of abandonment that is found.

Maserati Merak SS from 1979: sad condition for 15,000 euros

This 1979 Maserati Merak SS that has been mercilessly left to rot without any protection from the elements no longer has a windshield and a peek inside the cockpit looks like this. separate from the muzzle and leave the inside visible. 44 years ago, when this Maserati Merak SS left the Trident factory showed under its hood a 3.0-liter V6 engine, capable of developing 217 HP of power.

engine-Merak

THE original documents are American, but later the style was imported to Europe and is now available in Krakow, Poland. Anyone interested can go and see it in person and will be welcomed by the dealer, who will also take care of helping to arrange transportation.

Looking closely at this pile of scraps it’s hard to say if anyone would be crazy enough to evaluate it restoration of such a tool that will take away a lot of money, time and labor for something that is completely unsafe given the current situation. In addition, which is not a small matter, the initial costs that the project would have, namely those required by the current one. owner who would like this pile of scrap metal to be paid for in gold.

Maserati Merak interior

We also remember that in2021 season one was for sale Ferrari 308 GT4, which is similar to this Maserati Merak in production year and in terms of bodywork. Due to its dilapidated condition, the car received a nickname “World’s Rustiest Ferrari”. So all we have to do is wait for the end of this rare 1979 Maserati Merak SS, one of the pieces already produced by the Trident house and unfortunately ended up in this state bordering on tragedy.

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