In spite of the long wheelbase necessary for record-breaking comfort, the new Maserati Quattroporte still offers the outstanding handling typical of the brands cars. Thanks to the ideal weight distribution, with the right split between the front and rear axles, it is great fun to drive. Whats more, the new steering system has been developed to give the driver unrivalled feel of the car when cornering at speed.
THE SUSPENSION FEATURES THE LATEST EVOLUTION OF THE SPORT SKYHOOK SYSTEM
The suspension, double wishbone with aluminium arms at the front and five-arm multilink at the rear, is controlled by the latest version of the Sport Skyhook electronic system, with new shocks featuring continuous damping variation. Pressing the button on the central tunnel switches to a more rigid damper setting, limiting load transfers when driving with a sportier style
THE 8-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ALLOWS EVEN QUICKER GEAR SHIFTS
The new eight-speed ZF automatic gearbox with auto-adaptive software is lighter and more efficient than the previous generation and allows even faster gear shifts. The last two speeds are specially developed to reduce fuel consumption and increase comfort during long journeys at high speed. There are five operating modes: Auto Normal, Auto Sport, Manual Normal, Manual Sport and the new I.C.E. (Increased Control Efficiency).
THE BRAKES HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED TO GUARANTEE PERFORMANCE AND QUIET OPERATION
The new Quattroportes Brembo brake system has impressive new features, designed to deliver quieter operation without reducing performance. The monobloc calipers, with 6 pistons at the front and 4 at the rear, act on ventilated, slotted discs of 380x34 mm and 350x28 mm respectively, dual-cast to combine the properties of iron with the light weight of aluminium.
ON THE QUATTROPORTE, THE FINAL TOUCH OF STYLE COMES STRAIGHT FROM THE CUSTOMER
The Maserati Quattroporte is a car forged by expertise and passion and produced with craftsman-like care. However, this is still not enough to make it unique: therefore, the final touch of class is left to the customer, who can choose colours and materials for every detail to enhance one or more facets of the character of this Italian design gem. Personalization that results in a unique car every time.