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View Poll Results: Merak my words (sorry)
Sub-zero 5 21.74%
Cool 16 69.57%
Uncool 1 4.35%
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The SS had fewer lbs and more grunt than the standard Merak (great name). Triple carbs and 3 litres took it to around 220bhp (about 190 then?).



Closely related to it's bigger sister, the Bora, the Merak was styled by Giugiaro. I liked these a lot in the 80's.....always thought they were a nicer, less obvious choice to the 308.

The flying buttress just works - brilliant piece of design.
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All Maseratis are cool or sub zero. I think it is in the Bible or Quran. This is cool.
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If I remember rightly then Jeremy C drove one of these on Top Gear...and found out half way through that episode that the Merak was not an SS after all, it just had the badge stuck on....mind you just as well as Top Gear normally ruin any cars that they get their hands on....just look what they did to that 928 and the 71 Mustang on the Christmas special...criminal (the Lotus they can possibly be forgiven for).
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Cool.

't would be sub Z with a little less Citron
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Later models had reduced Citron (i.e. normal brakes etc.).
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Whilst I have no interest to drive one, let alone own one it is cool
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Just misses the cool mark due to the horrible bars on the rear.
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Cool for me!
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