In early November, the Maserati company unveiled the exterior and interior of the new Quattroporte sports sedan, already the sixth, generation. World debut of new items was held in January 2013th at the Auto Show in Detroit, but almost all of the details were known in advance. Its length is increased to 5263 mm (163 mm), width – 1 948 mm (64 mm), and the added value of a wheelbase of 107 mm, and is now equal to 3170 mm.
Packaging and prices Maserati Quattroporte 2016.
|Diesel||$101,200||3.0 diesel engine (410 hp)||Automatic (8)||rear|
|S Q4||$117,000||3.0 petrol (410 hp)||Automatic (8)||full|
|GTS||$143,000||3.8 petrol (530 hp)||Automatic (8)||rear|
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Now, depending on the version, the car weighs from 1 860 to 1 900 kg. Externally, the Maserati Quattroporte VI was recognizable, and its design has undergone evolutionary changes. The car retains its original grille, but received a new bumper, a more aggressive head optics, a hood, trunk lid with integrated spoiler and other taillights. In profile, the new product is easily identified by an additional window in the rear rack and a bright pronounced lateral line, which did not exist before.
The interior of the sedan has changed more significantly. By increasing the dimensions of the cabin was more spacious, and the front panel is made in a minimalist style. On the center console there was a large color screen infotainment system, but the signature oval clock retained their rightful place among the central ventilation vents. With him gaining hundred sedan from standstill in 5.3 seconds and a top speed is 285 km/h. The top version of new items put 530-strong motor V8 twin-turbo, developing maximum thrust of 710 Nm. With him Maserati Quattroporte 2014 is able to dial 307 km/h, and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds spent. Both engines are aggregated paired with eight-speed automatic transmission, and their assembly settled on the Ferrari factory in Maranello. In addition, the range of powertrains later expand to include diesel – the first time in the history of the Maserati brand. There sedan and all-wheel drive modification. However, the four-wheel drive car is put only six-cylinder engine. All-wheel drive system developed by Magna, and under normal conditions it transmits traction to the rear wheels. According to the plans of the company, sales of Maserati cars in 2015 must growths of up to 50 000 vehicles. And the new Quattroporte is only the first step to achieve this goal. Soon the range of the Italian automaker will add a mid-size sedan Ghibli, as well as Levante crossover, built on the concept of Kubang, first shown at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2011.