Maserati Quattroporte, an icon of Italian design

Talal Bara

Today, we take you to a quick test aboard the updated seventh generation Quattroporte, the stylish luxury sedan from Italian manufacturer Maserati, which recently unveiled a range of new and exclusive Quattroporte models as part of its program comprehensive to upgrade and modernize its 2022 models, including the GT model. Experience, top sports Modena and Trofeo.

Start with the exterior design of the Maserati Quattroporte, which still attracts attention with its distinctive exterior touches, particularly the sleek bumper design, and the gas-front grille, which is a salient feature of the Maserati identity, as has a more luxurious character. character than before, thanks to new vertical chrome-to-chrome coatings with contrasting touches with shark nose depth entry effects.

Also in terms of design, the new exterior package includes the addition of the new Maserati logo, which was introduced with the launch of the MC20, on the hood and rear pillars, as well as the new Maserati inscription on the back. and new touches have been added to the three side air ducts.The cockpit also features the new Maserati lettering engraved on the center display and a logo on the headrest.

Engine set

The Maserati Quattroporte GT is powered by a 3-liter V6 engine with a turbocharger, which generates 350 horsepower and torque up to 500 Nm, accelerating from zero to 100 km / h in 5.5 seconds, while top speed is limited to electronically at 270 km / hs

As for the Modena model, it is equipped with a turbocharged six-cylinder V6 engine with a capacity of 3 liters as well. This advanced engine generates a higher power of 430 horsepower with a torque of up to 580 Nm and accelerates to 100 km / h in 5 seconds, while the maximum speed is 288 km / o, this model is available with the option of rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.

As for the top model, the Trofeo, it is powered by a 3.8-liter V8 engine with a turbocharged engine that produces 580 horsepower and 730 Nm of torque, accelerating the car from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.5 seconds before reaching maximum speed. of 326 km / h.

All of the above engines are mated to the 8-speed ZF advanced automatic transmission, which puts engine power in your hand and its advanced design ensures precise gear changes and higher performance levels, and thanks self-adapting software, the transmission adjusts the transmission modes according to the driving style for a smoother and unique experience.

And when it comes to long journeys at high speeds, the last two gears, i.e. the seventh and eighth, have been tuned specifically to reduce fuel consumption and achieve greater comfort.

Advanced systems packages

Autoway Assist makes you feel safer while driving on the highway and thanks to a small radar mounted on the front grille and a front camera, this system keeps the vehicle in the center of the lane while maintaining the desired speed and distance from the vehicle to forward thanks to adaptive crossing control With stop-and-go functionality, Lane Departure Warning, Advanced Collision Assistance Warning and Automatic Emergency Braking, the model also has an additional camera with surround view.

The Italian Maserati, after more than 107 years of sporty and elegant performance, continues to amaze us and Quattroporte is proof of the continuation of the elegant legacy of the luxury brand, as it shines like an executive sports sedan that reaches new heights in terms of performance, features direction and satisfaction.

luxury cabin

The Quattroporte GT cab features stunning Radica natural wood finishes and luxurious natural leather seats with elegant stitching.

Inside, the new center console design houses a 10-inch high-definition multifunction touchscreen frameless frame with an elegant curved glass frame that is the first in an automotive design and is equipped with the advanced Maserati Connect compatible system with Apple and Android Smartphone Systems to give you a personalized and innovative user experience.

The lower center console has also been redesigned to include a rotary knob that controls volume and functions, and all Quattroporte cars are equipped with an air quality sensor, which is a feature that significantly improves passenger comfort in the car, as well as the intelligent sensor works with a signal analysis system to calculate the levels of pollution outside and prevents the entry of polluted air and toxic gases into the cabin.

And thanks to the fully integrated navigation system, you will always have the latest real-time traffic information, as well as constantly updated maps, Amazon Alexa access and a Wi-Fi hotspot in your car.

The Harman Kardon and Powers & Wilkins audio systems offer an exceptional audio experience while driving, as the audio systems of every Maserati vehicle are certified after countless hours of testing and extensive searching to provide the owner with the optimal audio experience.

Quattroporte offers two rear seats separated by heating and ventilation, finished in smooth leather with a special pattern. The two seats are separated by a luxury central keyboard with a control panel for the four-zone air-conditioning system and electric rear and side handkerchiefs.

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