• Feb 10th 2008 at 1:31PM
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Maserati may be finally turning a profit, but it still can't have it both ways. As we previously reported, the Trident marque is apparently looking to have 911rival join its lineup instead of building the Kubang crossover. And while that may be good news for most of us, one oil-rich Arab sheik was hoping for something more versatile. Fortunately for him, cost is no object, so he's commissioning a Maserati wagon of his own.

The unnamed Middle Eastern customer, who has previously ordered several bespoke Ferrari estate wagons, has commissioned this shooting-brake version of the Maserati Quattroporte. Dubbed "Cinqueporte," the coachbuilt special currently exists only as a quarter-scale model, but is being realized by Italian design ateliers StudioM and StudioTorino. The coachbuilders will extend the roofline, craft folding rear seats and move the fuel tank to increase the Maserati's utility. While the cost of the project has also not been disclosed, one of StudioM's previous projects involved crafting a €350k custom interior for another customer's Quattroporte. This thing's not going to come cheap.

[Source: Italiaspeed]

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      • 7 Years Ago
      I like it!
      For a rich Shiek it would make a great family vehicle!

      Disclaimer: I have a 1972 Volvo P1800ES sportwagen, I mean shooting brake.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I just threw up a little too.
      that's a monstrosity, it looks like a hearse.
      money can't buy you taste afterall.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Who slammed an Avanti back end into a perfectly nice Maserati???
      • 7 Years Ago
      I just threw up in my mouth a little.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Not content to leave well enough alone ............
      • 7 Years Ago
      EEwww! No thanks!
      • 7 Years Ago
      That is fuc**** ugly. looks like a Saturn in the back
      • 7 Years Ago
      I hope not.
      • 7 Years Ago
      uhm can you say chrysler 300C wagon. Well at least the silhouette looks very much like it. Still is ugly as f*** though.

      And im supposed to pay 100k€ + for that? no thahahahanks
      • 7 Years Ago
      Dear lord! why would anyone do that to a car so beautiful??
      • 7 Years Ago
      NO ME GUSTA!!
      • 7 Years Ago
      fix that C-pillar, paint it black -- and I'll take TWO of 'em.
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