Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN codes)/Maserati/VIN Codes

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Maserati VIN code

2010 - present[edit]

All start with the letters ZAM (Europe, Italy, Maserati).

4-5 digit - Model Type:

56 -> Quattroporte VI
57 -> Ghibli III

6th digit - Engine Type:

F -> M139 A (4.2 L)
G -> M139 P (4.2 L)
H -> M145 (4.7 L)
J -> M139 R (4.7 L)
K -> M139 S (4.7 L)

7th digit - Restraint system

8th digit - USA and Canadian Specification

9th digit - Chech digit

10th digit - Model year

11th digit - Plant of Manufacture:

0 -> Modena, Italy

12-17 digit - Production Sequence Number

Old codes[edit]

2002-2010
Position Sample Description
1 Z Nation of Origin (Italy)
2 A
3 M Manufacturer (Maserati)
4 B Engine
5 C Restraint system
6 3 Model type (38=Coupé, 18=Spyder, 45=GranTurismo, 47=GranCabrio, 39=Quattroporte V)
7 8
8 A North America specification
9 0 Check digit
10 3 Model year
11 0 Assembly plant
12 Production sequence number 0
13 0
14 0
15 0
16 1
17 1
1980-1991
Position Sample Description
1 Z Nation of Origin (Italy)
2 A
3 M Manufacturer (Maserati)
4 F Bodystyle (A=coupé, B=sedan, F=spyder)
5 L Engine (C=4.9L V8, L=2.5L biturbo, carb, M=2.5L biturbo, FI, N=2.8L biturbo, FI)
6 1 Unknown (11=restraint system? emissions control?)
7 1
8 0 Market?
9 9 Check digit
10 H Model year (A=80, B=81, C=82, D=83, E=84, F=85, G=86, H=87, K=89, L=90, M=91)
11 A Assembly plant? (A=Modena, B=Innocenti, Lambrate, Milan)
12 3 Model (30=Quattroporte III, 36=Ghibli II, 37=Quattroporte IV , 31=Biturbo, 32=425/430,
33=Spyder, 34=228, 39=Karif/Shamal)
13 3
14 1 Production sequence number
15 0
16 2
17 2

ZAMFL1109HA331022 = 1987 US-market Maserati Biturbo Spyder, carburetted 2.5 litre biturbo and 3-speed automatic transmission.