2016 Maserati Quattroporte Release Date, Price, Specs – Maserati Quattroporte, like all the other 2016 releases, comes with a number of tweaks and unique upgrades. Over the years, car manufacturers have strived to gain the market advantage by making design changes and performance upgrades to their products.
The Maserati teams hasn’t been left out in this race to glory, despite falling out from the superstar league a while ago, they are on the verge of making a comeback with their new 2016 car lineup which includes the 2016 Maserati Granturismo, the Alfieri coupe concept, the 2016 Levante SUV, the Ghibli sedan and the 2016 Maserati Quattroporte among others.
There are three main models for the 2016 Maserati Quattroporte namely; the Maserati Quattroporte S that has a 3.0ltr V6 with rear-wheel drive engine that yields 404 horsepower, the Maserati Quattroporte S Q4 which adds the all-wheel drive to the Quattroporte S’s specs and lastly, the Maserati Quattroporte GTS that comes with a 3.8ltr V8 engine with rear-wheel drive that yields 523 horsepower. Below, in this detailed review, we get to fully unclothe the 2016 Maserati Quattroporte just to fully understand this car’s design specifications and performance capability.
Maserati Quattroporte 2016 Exterior Dimensions
The new 2016 Maserati Quattroporte is slightly bigger than its previous version which is advantageous in that the bigger exterior may be directly proportional to interior space, which basically means a spacious interior. The exterior measures 207” x 83” x 53” (length by width by height) and a wheelbase of 125”. Its overall weight measures at 4610lbs with 50%-50% front to rear distribution. The front bumper has been redesigned to give it a fresher look. One can spot a few changes to the grille and the headlights. It is also well fitted with beautiful 20” 14spoke wheels.
This car is a four door sedan that has a very sporty look owing to the fact that it has very contemporary curves on the body’s exterior edges. From the rear, nothing much to report apart from the well crafted tail lights and the beautifully pronounced rectangular shaped quad-tail pipes.
Rumors are that some parts, if not all, of the exterior body is made of carbon fiber which kinder explains why the 2016 Maserati Quattroporte is lighter than its predecessor. The trunk space is approximately 19 cubic feet, a large enough space for normal traveling luggage.
2016 Maserati Quattroporte Interior Photos
The interior cabin, as is with most Maserati products, is a work of art. Everything has been well married together to give all the occupants the luxurious feel they expect from it. The 2016 Maserati Quattroporte has a very spacious and comfortable interior with a carrying capacity of four to five grownups.
On the leather swathed dashboard, you’ll find an 8.4” touch screen display that controls; the seat heaters, interior climate, navigation system, radio, drive modes among others. It also has an amazing sound system, rear power shades and rear heated seats.
The seats are made of leather covers. Basically, the interior furnishing comprises of handmade materials to give it the luxurious feel. To top the luxury, this car is also fitted with ultra fine aluminum pigment and a glossy black color primer, impressive right? That’s not all, the doors are finished in various fancy but optional materials, for instance, one can get either a glossy or carbon fiber or fine grain wood trim finish.
Engine Specs – 2016 Maserati Quattroporte
All the 2016 Maserati Quattroporte models are fitted with twin turbo engines that have 8-speed automatic transmission. We take a look at the basic model, the 2016 Maserati Quattroporte S, model’s specifications.
Under the hood of the 2016 Maserati Quattroporte S you’ll find a 3ltr turbocharged V6 engine that yields 404hp at 5,550RPM and 406lb-ft of torque at 5000RPM. It has an 8-speed automatic transmission with an all wheel drive drivetrain.
On fuel economy, the 2016 Maserati Quattroporte S consumes 0.154 liters/km for city and 0.078 liters/km and has an autonomy of 519Km. The suspension in use is independent double wishbones for the front suspension and an independent multi-link for the rear suspension.
The performance is impressive in that it does 0-60Mph in a record 4.9 seconds and has a top speed of 283Km/h. Its fitted with the ABS brake system.
2016 Maserati Quattroporte Price and Release Date
The 2016 Maserati Quattroporte is set to hit the motor market early next year, 2016. For those planning on making this beauty part of their car collection we expect the 2016 Maserati Quattroporte S to be priced at about USD $117,900 up to $159,900.