The Maserati Coupe Is a Sub-$20,000 Exotic Car Bargain

14. 04. 2020
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The Maserati Coupe is getting old -- but it's a total bargain. Today I am reviewing the Maserati Coupe, and I'm going to show you why it's a bargain for $20,000 -- or less. Then I'm going to drive the Maserati Coupe and show you what it's like on the road.
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  • I believe this was actually a good move by Ferrari and Fiat. Yes, the cambiocorsa was trash, but so were the SMG's and all other single-clutch automatics of the era. I would say, power, looks, and presence-wise meant squarly to go after Aston Martin, and maybe the XKR. The mercedes CL was special, but not nearly as much of a drivers car, M6 came years later. 911...well that's a sports car. Which brings us back to Astons of the era. The interiors of the Aston had the ridiculous ford part-bin hvac, which was then replaced by the 600 button jag setup. The DB7 V12 was about the same in terms of acceleration (but had a top speed 9 mph higher), XKR similar acceleration but lower top speed. Would think the Maser outhandles both of them. There's a reason for a lack of space in the rear, there's a transaxle there for weight distribution. Toned-down 360 modena engine (no flat-plane crank unfortunately), but supposedly the engines are bullet-proof. This really is a bargain i'd take one in blue over tan.

    Z.KozakZ.KozakPřed 5 dny
  • The engine and parts would cost K$ 20 000

    john U.S.john U.S.Před 8 dny
  • Only in america 20 k for a fast car another 30 k to maintain and tax a year. So it is actually 50K. If 50 K it is 100K car. So there is no one gets to have 20 30 k extra to keep a car on the side or drive as a first car.

    john U.S.john U.S.Před 8 dny
  • Interesting. I’d consider it, mainly, just because it’s a Maserati. But I can get a clean, excellent condition Porsche 996 Carrera for the same money. A better car, that will retain its value, and that can be tuned to SMOKE this thing any day! Ha! Ha! Ha! I think I’ll stick to buying Porsches...

    James RoccoJames RoccoPřed 11 dny
  • 1:00 "manual transmission BMW SUVs" Shows a manual transmission 6 series convertible😁😅.

    Damilola AkanniDamilola AkanniPřed 15 dny
  • Why this guy is not only Annoying he's just an idiot

    Michael AustinMichael AustinPřed 19 dny
  • What a load of shit, go back to you bunny car!

    Rosalie KraljevichRosalie KraljevichPřed 23 dny
  • I think the "growth" is for your wrist possibly so you dont rest your hand on top of the shifter. Myth is that you can wear some part out by constantly having pressure on the top end of it. And the easy access parking brake boot is mast likely for easier access to adjust the e brake cable. All obviously my opinion.

    jtbjtbPřed 24 dny
  • 5:27 I liked this part

    FalseBroadcastFalseBroadcastPřed 27 dny
  • Drive first class at coach prices. A sports coupe for the frugal gentleman.

    Ben InformatoBen InformatoPřed měsícem
  • Ah, this is basically the same model as the car from Car Trek 2, or the same model... Just with an interior and no fire damage.

    TheHiddenOneTheHiddenOnePřed měsícem
  • Interesting how much Insurance costs on those?

    David KhugattiDavid KhugattiPřed měsícem
  • Is it the 3200 GT?

    Eamon OsEamon OsPřed měsícem
  • The two little trays between the back seats are where the seat belt buckles should sit.

    Justin BennittJustin BennittPřed měsícem
  • I wouldn't mind getting one. Black on black w/brushed aluminum wheels, lowered and the exhaust done. The "ferrari derived" engine was actually built by Ferrari.

    Bogdan PanekBogdan PanekPřed měsícem
  • This car is so ugly

    Liam BassittLiam BassittPřed měsícem
  • 7:13. Doug, must you bite your lip when you get excited. It’s gross.

    NarrowPathNarrowPathPřed 2 měsíci
  • Doug should have bought it - it's a Maserati he actually likes, and it's a rare model.

    Bob JoeBob JoePřed 2 měsíci
  • Even if you ignore the wear and tear, this car looks like shit

    UncleogeeUncleogeePřed 2 měsíci
  • This guy is good for reviewing VW Golf 3 - the key is black and has a key on the button for opening the doors. So if you are stupid, you are watching at the buttons to find which is the button for opening the doors- and if there is no button with key on it , you don't know what to do. It is so difficult situation.

    Valentin NaumovValentin NaumovPřed 2 měsíci
  • John Sacramoni always wanted to own a fine Italian sports car.

    MC1796MC1796Před 2 měsíci
  • This car is so underwhelming. It’s a Maserati but not in the way that evokes pride in its owner. It became a bargain because it was designed as if it was on a tight budget which shows very much so. The design alone... For a person who lacks knowledge of cars could believe it was a Skoda or a sporty Volvo. I am not ranting by the way, but even when putting aside the maintenance issues, it is still a horrible car, though, better than the 3200 gt looks wise

    BalázsBalázsPřed 2 měsíci
    • It may be underwhelming for 2020 but not in 2003. And i actually think it looks pretty, would like to see it in red.

      Osvaldo PaeseOsvaldo PaesePřed 2 dny
  • I love sound olders better maserati grandsport have best sound

    David KhugattiDavid KhugattiPřed 2 měsíci
  • Wow love this Car

    David KhugattiDavid KhugattiPřed 2 měsíci
  • Doug's in Haiti👍

    lakelanierboundlakelanierboundPřed 2 měsíci
  • come on Doug, you're better than reviewing at dealerships like that lol.

    Veyronp87Veyronp87Před 3 měsíci
  • It’s still better that all your shitty American cars. And that says something. A mid-engines Corvette? A hell cat? Anything else? Gimmeabreak.

    zeto hdzeto hdPřed 3 měsíci
  • I always thought the coupe had some appeal. Didn’t realize there was a six speed manual until this video. Very cool.

    TacoPotatoMustangTacoPotatoMustangPřed 3 měsíci
  • thinkin i found where my army signing bonus is going lmao

    Leo FeltyLeo FeltyPřed 3 měsíci
  • What a scream... absolutely the funniest review I ever saw.

    Jett RinkJett RinkPřed 3 měsíci
  • Ur funny dude!!

    mmojorissen mmojorissenmmojorissen mmojorissenPřed 3 měsíci
  • Wasn’t this Johnny Sack’s car in The Sopranos?

    Andrew KarlssonAndrew KarlssonPřed 3 měsíci
  • goes for 10k$ in EU

    OGInfraredOGInfraredPřed 3 měsíci
  • Here we go again with Doug not doing his homework . First, none of them came with an "automatic" they were all 6 sp manuals, this particular model is minus the hydraulic F1 shifting. The F1 gearbox is the desirable option, same F1 gearbox the F430 was offered. And when Doug reviews the 430 he never mentions it has an 'automatic' option. I have a 2006 Gran Sport and driving in manual mode is how it was meant to be driven and I can promise you the shifts have been tightened up, not a F430 levels, but tighter. And there's a module you can add to make it even tighter, the F1 shifting is the reason to get this car and was ahead of its time. Today all supercars use this type of shifting. Again, none are 'automatic' transmissions, Doug should be embarrassed how many times he keeps saying it, because it shows his ignorance and limited ability to grasp the mechanics of vehicles.

    Gordon GuillotGordon GuillotPřed 4 měsíci
  • Pedals close together, it is a drivers car.....

    Ben MarrBen MarrPřed 4 měsíci
  • I own Maserati 4200GT Cambiocorsa. It is fast, reliable, convenient when you got used to transmission, and it is beautiful.

    JaqUktoJaqUktoPřed 4 měsíci
  • He just doesn't like the car and shows it everywhere he can even when it makes absolutely no sense. And yeah, this engine differs from 430's unit quite significantly and it is not derived: this is the first vehicle where this engine appeared, so this is more of a Maserati powerplant, rather than Ferrari, read about cars a bit before reviewing them, Doug, please.

    AkiKimurrAkiKimurrPřed 4 měsíci
  • Looks beat to shit. Its 16 years old and will still fall apart regardless of the transmission type. I would never spend $20,000 on that piece of junk. For someone who knows so much about cars...what makes that old money pit a good value?

    Ryan MatthewRyan MatthewPřed 4 měsíci
  • It’s ugly. It’s unreliable. It’s poor in terms of quality. But it’s a Maserati! ...yeah... that’ll impress those who don’t know too much about cars.

    LuckyDTLuckyDTPřed 4 měsíci
  • My red bone-stock used PT Cruiser had more Italian luxury than this.

    Teds of BevsTeds of BevsPřed 4 měsíci
  • Just heads and manifold... Not that impressive

    iKratosx10iKratosx10Před 4 měsíci
  • So u can feel what button you're on that's why..

    iKratosx10iKratosx10Před 4 měsíci
  • Guage cluster looks like Chrysler crossfire

    iKratosx10iKratosx10Před 4 měsíci
  • Johnny Sac

    Matt CMatt CPřed 4 měsíci
  • the wart is probably there to add comfort when resting your shift hand while on the knob

    scott dachishenscott dachishenPřed 4 měsíci
    • Literally who rests their hand at like a 90 degree angle on the shifter.

      Garrent HillGarrent HillPřed 4 měsíci
  • Damn COVID hits hard.... Doug went from reviewing from CNC to a random ass outside ghetto dealership

    Chthonian121Chthonian121Před 4 měsíci
  • Just looks like a Volvo

    Sebastian WestfallSebastian WestfallPřed 4 měsíci
  • Maseratis always look beautiful when they come out, but age horrible.

    Joost de BruinJoost de BruinPřed 4 měsíci
  • Ferrari ownership garbage product

    Rover WatersRover WatersPřed 4 měsíci
  • Man Doug talks so much. Uses 1000 words when 100 will do. I thought that was an English disease.

    Lee HossainLee HossainPřed 4 měsíci
  • Johnny Sack paid 99 and change for this, can't believe the New York boss was so short-sighted about this car

    Klaidas GasiunasKlaidas GasiunasPřed 4 měsíci
  • The headliner looks awful. If it was flush with the roof, then yes, it would be nice and impressive. That sagging leather was awful.

    Scott GordonScott GordonPřed 4 měsíci
  • rather have the 2017 giulia TI

    Matthew MMatthew MPřed 4 měsíci
  • That 'box' in the trunk? Subwoofer. Stereo did not look after market.

    Dave Lal KumarDave Lal KumarPřed 4 měsíci
  • Chrysler - 'Yeah, we can see ourselves getting together with Maserati.' July 2 2020.

    Dave Lal KumarDave Lal KumarPřed 4 měsíci
  • Why is condition is soo baad?)

    Sergey GolovinSergey GolovinPřed 5 měsíci
  • no way this car has 30T miles on it!! All interior buttons and switches have been worn out

    farbod alidaeifarbod alidaeiPřed 5 měsíci
  • I prefer to buy a ghibli without the unreliability of this.

    Roblox_craft guyRoblox_craft guyPřed 5 měsíci
  • Meeehhh I’ll pass

    Roblox_craft guyRoblox_craft guyPřed 5 měsíci
  • Anyone else remember that this was the car Christopher bought off Johnny Sac in the Sopranos

    Chris De La CruzChris De La CruzPřed 5 měsíci
  • Digital temperature, but analog odometer. Italians.

    StereotypeStereotypePřed 5 měsíci
  • A lot of cars back in the day only had mirrors and vanity lights on the passenger's side. The theory was that only the passenger should be preening and distracting themselves by peering in a mirror...the driver should be looking at the road. Of course, back in the day they did not have "infotainment" screens to distract both front seat passengers. Ah, progress.

    Mike J.Mike J.Před 5 měsíci
  • 39,000 miles and the car is that worn? What a piece of junk.

    Gerard GallettaGerard GallettaPřed 5 měsíci
  • blue keys for all - because neptun is sea god and gear lever hard leather - because reverse are on that side p.s. doug tnx me later :)))))

    T TT TPřed 5 měsíci
  • Rear seats look like toilets

    Sir Booty_CakesSir Booty_CakesPřed 5 měsíci
  • There’s been a few in Houston for around 8-12k

    CarmeetkrisCarmeetkrisPřed 5 měsíci
  • Dr. Doug DeMuro presents Fun with Cars

    SV HellasSV HellasPřed 5 měsíci
  • Why doesn’t the speedometer start at 0 mph??

    Abdulmalek HassanAbdulmalek HassanPřed 5 měsíci
  • The owner kept this car in a very poor condition. 1. Scratch marks all over the dam interior. 2. Dirty, scratched and damaged buttons. 4. Leather not maintained (seats look like an elephant with sandpaper back sat in them) 5. Aftermarket infotainment.

    Pipa ObalaPipa ObalaPřed 5 měsíci
  • Just a couple critiques. First, this is a somewhat rough looking example. The interior looks pretty beat. Yeah, mine has sticky buttons too but this looks like a beat up interior after getting covered in an entire bottle of Vaseline! Second, under the center arm rest there is usually a CD player that also had an SD slot and a slot for the nav disks. Looks like some sort of cheap vinyl wedge was stuffed under it when it was removed. Third, I know you don't like the Cambiocorsa transmission but its actually pretty sweet once you get the hang of it. While mine hasn't been trouble free its been pretty reliable. The Formula Dynamics Drive By Wire and aftermarket ECM make a HUGE difference when driven In sport mode. If you want nice crisp fast shifts, shift at 4-5K+ rpms with some skinny pedal! And lastly, the cambiocorsa technically has the exact same transmission as is in the car you tested. The clutch is even the same part number if I remember correctly. While it has an auto mode, its not actually and automatic transmission. The difference is that the clutch is engaged and the transmission is shifted via an electro/hydraulic system and that is what can make things complicated. Its essentially the same F1 system found in the 360 and f430 Ferraris. If you're ever in the DC suburbs and want to drive one with some suspension, exhaust and engine mods come take mine for a spin. It might change your mind. I still can't believe how cheap these sell for!

    Andrew LamkinAndrew LamkinPřed 5 měsíci
  • Hi doug, have to disagree with you. I just bought a coupe a couple hours ago with an auto transmission and i am i LOVE. These cars are an absolute bargain

    Paul GT40Paul GT40Před 5 měsíci
  • Cambiocorsa is not a "sequential automatic transmission," it's just a single-clutch automated manual transmission.

    Michael DavisMichael DavisPřed 5 měsíci
  • I love Maseratis! many people have said already and I've heard it before... They're not very reliable. Could someone enlighten me as to the kind of stuff that tends to go wrong with them? Do they tend to have issues like 1/month, 1/year, or somewhere in between? Just kinda curious

    Ax KAx KPřed 5 měsíci
  • 1:39 it looks like one of those kid cars

    William AndersonWilliam AndersonPřed 5 měsíci
  • The previous owner needs to trim their fingernails - they've torn the surface of every button and switch a new asshole

    Chris HoodChris HoodPřed 5 měsíci
  • The headliner looks like a $20 cargo mat from Amazon

    Will SandersWill SandersPřed 6 měsíci
  • Johnny sacks from the sopranos wants his maseratti back

    Eric CartmanEric CartmanPřed 6 měsíci
  • You convinced me. I bought one. I could have spend 20,000€ on a nice, reliable Maserati but you only live once, so I decided to follow my heart and buy a wonderful Mica-red Yaris with black bicycle wheels and a chrome add-on piece on the exhaust-straw. Now all I need is a set of those red sleeves to put around the seatbelts and I’m THE MAN 🤪

    Billie BleachBillie BleachPřed 6 měsíci
  • aka Johnny Sack's car in The Sopranos

    Chris TesChris TesPřed 6 měsíci
  • Nice impala

    Metal DadMetal DadPřed 6 měsíci
  • “a fantastic inventory of weird and unusual vehicles” yes like that ford focus and the clapped out dodge ram

    Maximiliano LueraMaximiliano LueraPřed 6 měsíci
  • Do they offer weekly payment plans?

    Stefan PufferStefan PufferPřed 6 měsíci
  • I agree with the styling score for once, except the Spyder version lost some of the je ne sais quoi the coupe has. It looks horrible with the top up and with the top down it looks stubby, though the roll hoops are a nice touch.

    Theodore FrazierTheodore FrazierPřed 6 měsíci
  • The space under the center storage area is used by the navigation computer

    WilliWilliPřed 6 měsíci
  • Quite a lot of inaccuracies in this review. The gear lever boot has the different leather piece on one side so as to provide the 3/4 plane alignment for the shifter (it pushes the lever gently into pace) You may ask why Maserati didn't just use a spring, but that would be to not understand the Italian approach to functional design! I have a manual Spyder and this feature works well. The Sport button does 2 things : firstly it stiffens the suspension (assuming that the Skyhook system is fitted to US cars) and secondly it brings in a more aggressive throttle map. On Cambiocorsa cars it also speeded up the gear change timings. If you noticed no difference when you pushed it, you either have a fault, or you're just insensitive! The space under the centre consul cubby is used for the car phone kit and the sat nav CD mechanism, (so, people DO know why the cubby is small!!!) You look like a big guy, so it's hardly surprising that you don't fit properly in the rear seats. (it also helps if you don't try getting into the car in the most awkward, ham fisted way possible) A smaller adult or large child will get in easily and be comfy for sure. The boot (trunk to you) space is actually pretty good - easily accommodating 2 weeks touring luggage. Yes, it's not the size of a Mercedes wagon, or a Chevvy Suburban, but then again, it's a hand built Maserati sports coupe with a Ferrari engine and Italian designer good looks! This is a 176+mph car, capable of hitting 60mph in a smidge under 5 seconds. That's plenty fast even today, and was even more impressive 16 years ago.

    Andrew MarshallAndrew MarshallPřed 6 měsíci
  • Went to buy Crack and found a corky car to review!

    gianmaria lancigianmaria lanciPřed 6 měsíci
  • Had one of these for two years. Bought it for $16k, sold it for $16k. Bright red, 6speed, tan interior. Never had any major issues out of 30k miles. Super raged that beast, hated the attention though. I always told people their minivans/SUVs are worth more. Heater core replacement was a PITA, but only cost $89 if you get the Fiat part, entire dash has to get removed, but at least you don't have to evacuate the A/C.

    Level ThreeLevel ThreePřed 6 měsíci
  • But a normal price for a bumper $300. This car $3,000. And the left outer mirror...$1,700. No thanks

    Jimmy JamesJimmy JamesPřed 6 měsíci
  • the "blob" on the gearlever: so that you can rest your upside down hand there while about quirky drivers...

    Hunne2303Hunne2303Před 6 měsíci
  • The CD player is underneath the middle glovebox

    Lisandro PerezLisandro PerezPřed 6 měsíci
  • Good job Doug. It takes a car which most of us would not dare look at and allows a shot at something amazing for not much money. If we could own it for a year and move it on, what a great hobby.

    Jason OlbourneJason OlbournePřed 6 měsíci
  • I wish he’d change the script up a bit. Every video is very samey

    BH LondonBH LondonPřed 6 měsíci
  • Italian sport car

    Ed venutoEd venutoPřed 6 měsíci
  • Don't touch this car with a 20 foot pole. I worked at a Maserati dealer and this generation is a PILE. Plan on spending A LOT of money

    J LeoJ LeoPřed 6 měsíci
  • Teach Me How to Dougie

    Bobby ServoBobby ServoPřed 6 měsíci
  • That interior is cheaper than a 1990's Ford. Awful, even for 20 grand.

    04m6gto04m6gtoPřed 6 měsíci
  • I'm sorry, who the flying fuck is paying 20 grand for a Toyota Yaris? Didn't think so.

    SamSamPřed 6 měsíci
  • I don't know if this car is cheap and weird or if Doug is overly obsessed with quirks and features

    apersonthingyapersonthingyPřed 6 měsíci
  • Are the pedals TOO tight and close together? For daily driving none the less?

    יעקב סביןיעקב סביןPřed 6 měsíci
  • What about some american cars of that era? Yeah yeah .... i know

    Stefano 191091Stefano 191091Před 6 měsíci