(5.0) 1 reviews
MSRP: $9,866$32,650
Body Style: Convertible
Engine: 390-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 (premium)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
Transmission: 6-speed auto-shift manual
Seats: 2
2004 Maserati Spyder

Our Take on the 2004 Maserati Spyder

Our Take

Maserati had been out of the U.S. market for a decade, but the Italian builder of exotic sports cars returned in 2002 with a brand-new Spyder convertible. A Coupé joined the Spyder for 2003. No significant changes have been announced for the 2004 model year.Maserati was one of the prime It... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Transmission operation
  • Unknown reliability record
  • Limited dealer network
  • Visibility

Notable Features

  • 390-hp V-8
  • Cambiocorsa sequential manual transmission
  • Conventional gearbox available
  • Skyhook suspension system
  • Arch-type roll bars

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.