Buyer’s guide to the Maserati Quattroporte

Buyer’s guide to the Maserati Quattroporte

We take a look at a luxurious Italian saloon that could be your next purchase…

Saloon cars aren’t going anywhere anytime soon — especially at the top-end of the premium car market.

Buyers in this segment look for an elegant design, strong levels of equipment and a desirable overall package — and one car ticking those boxes is the Maserati Quattroporte. Looking to make one your next purchase? Here’s what you should know…

What engines are available?

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Three engines are offered for the Maserati Quattroporte — all 3.0-litres in capacity, all V6 and all sending power to the rear wheels via an eight-speed automatic gearbox. Two petrol and a diesel make up the line-up.

Starting the petrol range is the 345bhp, 500Nm of torque option. This sends the car from 0-60mph in 5.3 seconds with a 168mph top speed possible. Maserati says it can return 25.2mpg with CO2 emissions weighing in at 259-260g/km.

Next up is the ‘S’ variant — producing 424bhp and 580Nm of torque. The result is a 0-60mph time of 4.8 seconds with a 179mph top speed possible. It’s claimed to return 29.4mpg while emitting 223g/km in CO2.

The sole diesel outputs 271bhp and 600Nm of torque, sending the car from 0-60mph in 6.2 seconds and on to a 157mph top speed. It’s said to achieve 38.7-37.6mpg on the combined cycle, with 191-198g/km of CO2 emitted. 

What trims are offered?

Three trims are available for the Maserati Quattroporte, and are as follows:

Quattroporte (from £75,700):

Includes:

  • Adaptive LED headlights
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Keyless entry/start
  • Electric tailgate
  • Harman Kardon sound system
  • 4-inch infotainment display with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Quattroporte GranLusso (from £84,200):

In addition to Quattroporte:

  • Front bumper chrome inserts
  • Body-colour side skirts
  • Rear bumper insert
  • 20-inch alloy wheels
  • Black-painted brake calipers
  • Ermenegildo Zegna Silk interiors
  • Rear sunblind
  • Soft-close doors 

Quattroporte GranSport (from £84,200):

In addition to Quattroporte:

  • Black gloss bumper inserts
  • Body-colour side skirts
  • 21-inch forged alloy wheels
  • Red-painted brake calipers
  • Sports seats
  • Black piano trim
  • Sport steering wheel
  • Steering wheel-mounted shift paddles
  • Inox pedals
  • Soft-close doors

What about personalisation? 

Though Maserati offers no bespoke personalisation service, there’s plenty of extras to choose from that give a unique flavour to your own Quattroporte.

A selection of nine body colours are on offer — two solid and seven metallic — with a range of subdued tones on the menu. Inside the car, a choice of seven leathers come at no extra cost with three premium fine-grain options available for £4,510.

It’s not just visual options, though. A wide number of technology and equipment packages are available — with highlights including a Bower & Wilkins premium audio system, four-zone climate control and Alcantara roof lining.

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