2013 Detroit Auto Show finally bringing up the sixth generation of four-door Italian sedan 2013 Maserati Quattroporte.
As wee see, major improvements have been made towards this sport sedan. 2013 Maserati Quattroporte is definitely longer and larger than the previous version with addition of 6.5 inches length, 4 inches longer wheel base, 2 inches width, and around 2 inches heights. It is also bigger design than 2014 Volkswagen XL1. We could see that some of 2013 Maserati Quattroporte is inspired by the Gran Turismo such as shark-like front end, windshield, and roofline. Its LED running lights on the up front and rear tail lights are also typical of the Gran Turismo. But still, some details on its exterior successfully give this coupe-like sedan a distinctive and recognizable look even from the distance. As sport car which has a very muscular looks, This Quattroporte’s body and exterior design apparently are not only about look, but also about performance. It is proofed by 12% drag improvement and 24% lift reduction that results in more fuel efficiency and high-speed stability.
For the interior design, 2013 Maserati Quattroporte seems not to disappointed its buyers too. Learning from its fault on the previous version, the new generation sedan is now equipped with 4 inches more space for your leg on the rear and up to 3 cubic feet bigger trunk capacity. Stylish design is offered by the leather-trimmed upholstery on its seats, door and instrument panels, steering wheels, and knobs. Even the sport GT trim level gets the premium Alcantara suede upholstery and sophisticated look titanium as replacement of the wood trim which is found at other trim levels. Buyers also could choose leather types and colors as well as the wood trim types used for the interior design based on their preference. Everything premium not only found on the material but also on its multimedia system, including satellite radio as well as Bluetooth and iPod connectivity.
Two engine line ups also added to improve 2013 Maserati Quattroporte’s performance. A 3.8 liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine which is developed together with Ferrari is equipped as one of its new powertrain, giving this sedan 523 hp and 524 lb-ft of torque with eight-speed automatic transmission. The second engine is a 3.0 liter twin-turbo V6 engine with direct injection system that delivers 404 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque. Maserati Quattroporte also named to be as fast as most two-door supercars with top speed of 307km/h.
Coming with plenty updates and improvements, 2013 Maserati Quattroporte will offer you a new fantastic performance that wrapped in such all new and more luxurious design with price range from $140.100 to $150.000.
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