2017 Maserati Quattroporte

by • July 6, 2016 • NewsComments (0)6049

The flagship Maserati model has been relaunched with an exterior restyling, further refinement for the interior and additional high-tech features. After three and a half years the Quattroporte has undergone a substantial restyling that accentuates its elegance without altering its signature Maserati personality.

The restyled Quattroporte inspired by the Alfieri coupe concept, represents the quintessence of Italian sport saloons. The overall shape remains the same, but there is a new grille and front bumper, matte black trim, and an active aero element similar to the air shutter on the Levante crossover that helps cut drag by 10 percent.

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Maserati also took the opportunity to update the interior, integrating a new 8.4-inch multi-touch dashboard display. A new driver assistance package is also available as an option, encompassing adaptive cruise control, lane-departure and forward-collision warning systems, and automatic emergency braking. There are two new trim packages as well – dubbed GranLusso and GranSport – that can be optioned on the Quattroporte S and S Q4 or chosen between on the GTS model.

With the new car, both engines carry over unchanged. Standard power still comes courtesy of a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 good for 404 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque, channeled through an eight-speed automatic transmission to either the rear wheels or all four. The GTS packs a bigger 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8, still rated at 523 hp and 524 lb-ft. 0-60 times as a result remain unchanged at 4.9 seconds for the Quattroporte S, 4.8 for the all-wheel-drive Quattroporte S Q4, and 4.6 for the Quattroporte GTS.

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