Maserati Quattroporte: Comfort, Emotion and Technology


The new Maserati Quattroporte S model gives the Trident luxury sport sedan even more thrilling performance.

Poltrona Frau® leather, prestigious woods and superb craftsmanship make life on board the Quattroporte S truly enjoyable. Owners have the chance to choose from a vast range of personalization options to reflect their unique personality, style and taste. Pininfarina's exterior styling and the most advanced technology employed in the Quattroporte S work in harmony to give the car its very Italian flair.

The Maserati Quattroporte S is pure driving pleasure. Its responsive 4.7 liter engine was developed to ensure fluid gear changes and superior performance, resulting in a drive that is both captivating and comfortable. To enhance exceptional handling and balance, the Quattroporte S V8 90 °engine reaches a top speed of 174 mph and 0-60 mph acceleration time of 5.3 seconds. Developed to guarantee an even more involving drive to this sensational sedan, the engine produces 440 HP at 7,000 rpm and has a peak torque of 490 Nm at 4,750 rpm. The capacity of 4,691 cc was obtained by increasing the bore and stroke as well as analyzing the engine's longitudinal mass. The Quattroporte S engine is extremely reliable and quiet thanks also to its reduced friction, which ultimately means lower fuel consumption and better refilling of the cylinders.

The Maserati Quattroporte S automatic transmission provides fluidity and smooth gearshifts without compromising power or speed. The gearbox management software was coincided to optimize gear pick up as well as to make the driver aware of when the automatic transmission is changing gear. The hydraulic torque converter in the Maserati ZF gearbox provides a boost at low-mid revs and ensures sufficient power right up to 7,200 rpm. By selecting the Low Grip or Sport buttons, Maserati drivers can modify the transmission setting to better suit road conditions or match their individual driving style. Low grip mode guarantees maximum safety with slippery or icy road surfaces thanks to the ASR traction control. By selecting the Sport button the transmission is more aggressive with faster changes at higher revs and the emphasis is put on performance. The Quattroporte S can be driven in manual mode by flicking the switch located in the central tunnel.

The Maserati Quattroporte S chassis guarantees an involving drive while improving comfort and safety: well-balanced handling and flexibility enhances the driving experience. The car's front and rear double wishbone suspension features "antidive' and "Antisquat" geometry and it is forged with aluminum and hubs, preventing the front end dipping under braking and the rear squatting under acceleration. The Quattroporte S has been upgraded with Skyhook suspension, which controls the variable damping and has a new setting allowing the optimal balance in roadholding.

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