The new Maserati Quattroporte high performance sports luxury sedan is set to make its entry at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show in January. Ahead of its official unveiling, the company has revealed specification of the upcoming model, and Maserati is referring to this new car as a 2013 model, but it will arrive next year for 2014 model year in the US.
2013 Quattroporte will possess two new turbocharged engines, both sourced from Chrysler. Its base model will feature a 3.0 liter twin turbocharged direct injection V6 producing 404 hp at 5500 rpm and 406 lb/ft torque at 1750 rpm. This engine enables the vehicle to sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 5.1 seconds and reach a top speed of 177 mph. This engine will also feature on their new Ghibli sedan.
Top end model will have a 3.8 liter twin turbocharged V8 engine under its bonnet offering 523 hp at 6500 rpm and 479 lb/ft and 542 lb/ft at 2000 rpm. This model will have acceleration from 0 to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds and a top speed of 191 mph.
Maserati has raised the bar when it comes to comfort features on this upcoming model. Radical changes are seen in its interiors which possess electronically adjustable seats that can be set to 14 different positions, driver’s seat has 3 memory settings and easy entry and exit while seating comes in a new comfort package offering heating, ventilation and massage facilities.