Maserati Quattroporte IV

Maserati Quattroporte IV

About this Quattro-Porte:

Maserati Quattroporte IV

After almost 10 years of being absent in the market for four door sport saloons, Maserati returned with the fourth series of the Quattreporte. This time around the Quattroporte was designed by Marcello Gandini, noticably recognizable by the slanting wheel arches at the back of the car. Only one year ealier Maserati was acquired from de Tomaso by Fiat and the Quattroporte was the first Maserati to be launched. Development however started still in the de Tomaso ownership, having distinct design features from the 1992 Maserati Ghibli. The car was launched featuring two V6 Maserati engines, a 2.0 Liter and a 2.8 Liter, both with turbos (inheritance from the Biturbo era). One year later the 3.2 Liter V8 was introduced in the Quattroporte, coming from the exquisite Shamal. Only three years later the car was completely overhauled by its new owner and reintroduced as “Evoluzione”.

Technical specification Maserati Quattroporte IV:

    1. Engine: Maserati 2,0 or 2,8-litre V6 engine and 3,2-litre V8 engine
    1. Transmission: 4-speed automatic or 6-speed manual gearbox
    1. Power: 287 HP, 284 HP and 336 HP
    1. Wheelbase: 265 cm (104.3 in)
    1. Length: 455 cm (179.1 in)
    1. Width: 181 cm (71.3 in)
    1. Height: 135 cm (53.1 in)
    1. Weight: 1,543–1,647 kg (3,402–3,631 lb)
    1. Top speed: 255-270 KM/h (158-168 MPH)
    1. 0-100 KM/h: approx. 6 seconds
    1. Production number: 1,670 (resp. 587, 668 and 415)
    1. Designer: Marcello Gandini

    1. Paul

      This is an Amazing looking Car in the Metal

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