2014 Maserati Quattroporte S Q4 Reviews
We're actually flying in-a Maserati Quattroporte S Q4 at-the automaker's Balocco test course. A couple of corners later, Fiorio intentionally misses a top and slides the Maser a few feet up and within the part reducing to show how unflappable the vehicle reaches speed. And the purpose of the exercise is?
Bouncing apart, this is a luxury car with an Italian history, and we're rushing around a street signal to create this point: sign in with a Lexus seller, In the event that you are searching for dead-quiet, silk-smooth luxury. Need more character to opt for soft leather and status? Think about the Quattroporte---it's the distinction between Rag and a hot homemade puttanesca sauce.
The sixth-gen Quattroporte is approximately a half-size bigger than its predecessor, slotting it in to the BMW 7-series, Mercedes S-class, Audi A8 class. Both Ferrari-built vees reveal a good deal, including cylinder-bore size, combustion-chamber design, and primary treatment.
The afternoon before operating the Q4, we saw the metal V-6s being constructed in Maranello in conditions. The V-6 creates 406 lb-ft of torque and 404 horsepower, channeled via an eight-speed ZF automated. The Magna-developed Q4 four-wheel-drive design currently may be the single drive program provided in-the U.S. Using the V-6, but we hear Fiat mind Sergio Marchionne would really like a Q4 V-8 Quattroporte version in The United States too. The vehicle safely and confidently whooshes up to date without crisis, holding itself with the luxury befitting a $102,500 car.
The front seats comfortable properly, all of the better with Fiorio swooping people left-right-left in the course, and the rear seats in-the new, larger human anatomy are completely welcoming. Maserati's trademark high change paddles are line mounted, perhaps not set to the controls, and make manual get a handle on of the eight-speed automated easier while twisting the Quattroporte through the shapes.
CAR REVIEWS »
Lifting a Truck Pros and Cons
7 Driving Techniques and Other Tips for Fuel Efficiency
6 Effective Maintenance Tips for Car Headlights
7 Tips for How to Install Windshield Wipers
5 Tips for Finding a Good Mechanic You Can Trust
Shady Car Mechanic Tricks You’ve Never Known Before
Your Guide to the New Skyactiv-X Engine from Mazda
How to Diagnose Severe Car Problems (Even When You Don’t Know Anything About Cars)
Car Repair at Home: 4 Easy DIY Fixes That Anyone Can Do
View All Recent Posts
- More Photos