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Old 9th March 2012, 11:04   #1
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Worldcarfans has captured some of the first spy shots of the all new Maserati which comes up later this year, while the car has always been beautiful it has not really done much to the sales where it intended to compete which is S-Class, 7 Series etc. This generation with a lot of additions and weight savings lets see what it does, but then it also goes head to head with an all new S-Class, all this will only give us consumers better products,

Maserati Quattroporte 2013 model spy shots

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Old 9th March 2012, 11:07   #2
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The wheelbase looks longer. Yet the overall silhouette remains the same (I hope). They should make some significant changes to the interior which now looks dated.
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I know its heavily camouflaged n' all but its kind of upsetting to see the pic of the front. The quattroporte while a beautiful vehicle, one must admit that the front was getting long in the tooth and needed an overhaul.
In the pictures though, the shape of the headlights suggest not much would change.
IMO, if at all what the big Maser needed was an aggressive front on the lines of its stablemate ,the GT stradale. Those eye-brows needed to change from being inquisitive or worried to being confident and 'mess with me and you've had it'.
Doesn't seem that way as of now.
Hope i am proved wrong.
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This is a fantastic piece of engineering but its also in the league of the Titans (S class, 7 series and A8) where-in badge also plays an important role. Unless the person is in his 20's and has the wherewithal of owing the car in this bracket sales are going to be tough.

The tail lights on this car seem to be inspired from the RR Ghost. Have a look...
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The section behind C-pillar looks so Panamera'ish'.

This is the most beautiful/evocative looking four door saloon of all time for me. I hope with this new gen they manage to maintain that magic.
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The current Quattroporte is my most favorite 4 door sedan. I just hope that they don't make it a 5 door coupe.
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To me it looks more or less the same as the out going model. I mean i can see some minor details here and there but thats not what i was looking forward to. I would have like to see a more aggressive design on that front end. The profile does look different but i would rather prefer a sedan than an WAGON/ESTATE/ or COUPE(what they call it now).
Hopefully it will look better once it strips down from the camo.

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2013 Maserati Quattroporte caught testing with different camouflage.

The new Quattroporte may come with features and equipment that is new to Maserati. It may be equipped with the Ferrari FF's four-wheel-drive system, and even a hybrid system - to take the fight to the Porsche Panamera which has been a great success.

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Unfortunately, going by the spy-pictures, the new Quattroporte's design indicates that Maserati are taking a slightly different approach to the whole 'super-sedan' thing. The silhouette is more Audi A7 and Panamera than Maserati, which is sad because the Quattroporte is IMO one of the best looking cars today. Its classical 3-box - sedan silhouette may be missing in the new one.

The new Quattroporte should be powered by a 4.7 liter V8 mated with a 8-speed ZF tranny. Expect power-figures to be just under 500 horsepower. A late 2012/early 2013 debut is on the cards.

What is really interesting is that Maserati is mulling on introducing a 'baby-Quattroporte' so to speak. Something that would be relatively smaller, and up against the cars in the executive-luxury segment, like the BMW 5 and the Merc E.
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I don't think it's loosing the 3-box shape at all. The trunk may be a bit more flush with the rear window line, that's all. It's all that camo making it look like A7-ish.
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IMO, this is gonna look more akin to the XJ, rather than an A7 or Panamera. I'd like to hope so, at least.
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In other words if this looks even remotely boring, I will end up getting the XJ L in two years.
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Say hello to the 2013 Maserati Quattroporte


"...the lightest, biggest, and most powerful four-door Maz in the history of, erm, ever...

Mazzer's playing its cards close to its chest, but we do know that the all-new V8 engine's been designed and developed by Maserati and Ferrari engineers in Italy's motor valley. And while you'd associate the products of Maranello to err on the thirsty side, this one's meant to be more efficient and more powerful than the current car.

Of the chassis, Roberto Corradi, Maserati Vehicle Development Director, says: "Maserati engineers have worked in chassis designing and engineering, weight reduction, ergonomic enhancement to develop a car capable of fitting different powertrain architectures and transmission configurations for the most diverse driving conditions but always maintaining Maserati's trademark best-in-class driving comfort.".....


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the new quattroporte would be launched at the detroit motor show
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So what we have here is the new Maserati Quattroporte.

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Personally, I prefer the older one. There is something about it that screamed 'Gangster' and at the same time, it looked gorgeous and elegant in an understated way. The new one just looks like a GranTurismo with two extra doors. It looks good, no doubt. But I can't seem to find that 'charm' that the older one reeks of.

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A good looking 4 door Luxury Sports sedan overall unlike the Ugly Porsche & somewhat Weird Ferrari

Sigh, the Tail lamps look like those of the current Ford Sedan tail lamps.
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