Maserati Quattroporte PROS and CONS
- Luxurious, sporty design and offer strength
- Artistic and luxurious interior
- Roomy seats with roomy legroom with classy leather material
- Powerful engine
- Complete with safety features
- Expensive price
- Expensive maintenance
Maserati Quattroporte Overview
The Maserati Quattroporte is a 4-door luxury sedan that has been legendary since 1963. As the name suggests Quattroporte which means 4 doors continues to maintain its superior reputation. The sixth generation of Maserati Quattroporte has launched in 2013 and entered the Philippine market in 2015. Nevertheless Maserati Quattroporte 2019 has just made its debut in India in March 2019. This luxury 4-stroke sedan is still available in GranLusso and GranSport trims. This brand-new Maserati Quattroporte gets a number of upgrades ranging from color, wheel design, clutch lever models to the classy Pieno Fiero leather interior.
In India, the Maserati Quattroporter is powered by an AdBlue technology 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel engine. The more typical with the presence of Quattrporter Diesel exhaust audio technology. The Maserati Quattroporte which launched in the Philippines in 2015 is the cheapest type which is equipped with a 3.0-liter V6 engine capable of producing 330 hp of power and 500 Nm of torque.
The Maserati Quattroporte features a perfect blend of sports cars and luxury sedans that provides a powerful driving experience. The 2019 model is still offered in two trims, namely GranLusso and GranSport. Each trim has its charm. GranLusso features the Maserati Quattroporte in luxury, while GranSport offers a sporty appearance as well as its performance on the streets. Look unique with a typical grille and side skirts. As a luxury 4-door sedan, Maserati Quattroporte has 5 different variants, both runway, strength, and also the acceleration rate. These five variants include Quattroporte, Quattroporte S, Quattroporte S Q4, Quattroporte GTS, and Quattroporte Diesel.
But the most powerful is the Maserati Quattroporte GTS thanks to the 3.799cc Twin Turbo V8 engine that uses the classic V90 configuration to produce a maximum power of 530 HP at 6,800 rpm and peak torque of 710 Nm at 2,000-4,000 rpm. Use RWD controller with a perfect 8-speed transmission system. Speed acceleration from 0-100 km / h can be reached in 4.7 seconds. Its top speed is 310 km / hour. While the Quattroporte and Quattroporte S use 2,979 cc V6 engines, each producing a maximum power of 350 HP and 430 HP and a maximum torque of 500 Nm and 580 Bm. Both use RWD drive systems. The Quattroporter S Q4 also uses a 2,979 cc V6 engine with a maximum output of 350 HP and 580 Nm of torque, but this sedan has an AWD or All Wheel Drive drive system. In addition, the Quattroporte Diesel variant uses a 2,987 cc V6 turbo diesel engine that produces a maximum power of 275 HP and 600 Nm of torque, with an RWD drive system.
Presenting the best features and technology in its class, the Maserati Quattroporte is powered by a powerful 8-speed ZF acceleration system. Also offers 5 driving modes with buttons near the clutch lever, namely Auto Normal, Auto Sport, Manual Normal, Manual Sport, and ICE (Increased Control & Efficiency) according to the driver's choice. Also features intelligent Q4 All-Wheel Drive System, double wishbone and Skyhook suspension, electric power steering, and optimal Brembo braking. Maserati also embed Infotainment features and the best connectivity, such as an analog instrument panel screen with a 7-inch TFT screen. There is also an 8.4-inch Maserati Touch Control Plus (MTC +) screen that functions as a navigation, radio, CD / DVD player, USB, Aux-in, Bluetoth, audio streaming, and reversing camera viewer monitor on the back. Also support Harman Kardon Premium Sound System and Bower & Wilkins Surround Sound System can be an option in listening to audio entertainment with the best quality sound.
The best safety and security features are present at the Maserati Quatroporte starting with the Maserati Stability Program, Adaptive Driving Beam (ADB), 6 Airbags, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Lane Keeping Assist (LKA), Highway Assust System, Traffic Sign recognition, Forward Collision Warning Plus, Active Blind Spot Assist, and Surround View Camera 360. Likewise, standard safety features such as braking Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), and Brake Assist (BA) are also embedded in the Maserati Quatroporte.
The Maserati Quattroporte is present in the 4-door luxury sedan segment that offers a luxurious, sporty appearance and powerful performance. In this segment, the Maserati Quattroporte faces a number of heavy competitors, say, the Aston Martin DB9, BMW M6 (E63), Porsche 911 Carrera, Jaguar XKR, and many more. But the Porsche Panamera is said to be a formidable competitor from Maserati Quattroporte. The Panamera is powered by a 3,605 cc PDK engine capable of spitting out 310 HP of power. The standard Maserati Quattroporte with 2,979 cc V6 engine is capable of producing 330 HP power. Both are priced with fantastic prices.
The Maserati Quatrroporte is equipped with a luxurious and sporty exterior, such as the trim offered, GranLusso which is thick with elegant and luxurious nuances, and the sporty GranSport trim. Have a stunning appearance with a sleek and elegant body, with an aerodynamic flowing body design. Seen from the elongated hood design, round and tale radiator grille, and the sharp Full LED Adaptive Headlight headlamps. There are also LED daytime running lights with the Maserati logo on the bummer with flowing and integrated parts of the grid. In short, the exterior of the Maserati Quattroporte is luxurious and elegant. Likewise, the rear is sporty and decisive, and reflects its strength on the streets.
The Maserati Quattroporte has aerodynamic dimensions of 5262 x 1948 x 1481 mm (P x L x T). The wheelbase distance reaches 3171 mm which makes this 4-door luxury sedan look quite stable to drive. Use 245/45 R19 tires on the front wheels and 275/40 R19 on the rear wheels. The Quatrroporte GTS variant uses 245/40 R20 tires on the front and 285/35 R20 tires on the rear wheels. Meanwhile, the Maserati Quattroporte GTS has an exterior punch with grille and unique side skirts on the front inspired by the famous GranTurismo superior.
Inside the Maserati Quattroporte you'll find a luxurious and sporty cabin. The interior is designed artistically and has an ergonomic layout that is owned by sports cars. Armed with an entertainment system and control panel that is easy to reach without obstructing the driver's visibility. This car also has a slick instrument cluster, with chrome accented gear levers. There is also a touch screen that supports navigation, connectivity, and various music formats. The steering wheel is also multifunctional, covered with premium leather, so it looks practical and luxurious. Likewise, the interior lighting effects are dramatically designed and calming, so the cabin looks classy and premium.
Maserati also provides the highest comfort in the interior of Quattroporte. The cabin is comfortable and spacious, with a soothing feel. Seat seats are roomy and covered in premium leather with a high regulating system and electric angle. Also, the impression of luxury is found in the audio entertainment system of Harman Kardon to pamper its users on a trip. This car is equipped with the best clear audio, automatic science control, and the Poltrona Frau leather upholstery which is located on the central console to the door panel. The chair arrangement is quite roomy with spacious leg room. This car has a luggage capacity of 530 liters which is quite wide.