In case you missed it, Maserati has decided to introduce the world to its next Quattroporte well ahead of its official debut at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show in January. As expected, it's beautiful.

Not content to leave well enough alone, the Italian automaker has revealed a series of videos to go along with the six images and press release it had already let loose upon the globe's unsuspecting automotive press.

We're still a bit shaky on the details, but Maserati says the Quattroporte's new engine, assembled by Ferrari in Maranello, will "[establish] new benchmarks for Maserati in terms of power and acceleration." That sounds good to us, though we're not sure if that means 530 horsepower as possibly alluded to by the license plate on the press shots. We also note that the automaker says the car is designed to accept "a wide range of engine architectures," so that rumored supercharged V6 sounds likely.

Maserati promises lower weight will bring increased performance and efficiency, despite the fact that its next Quattroporte will be "much larger than the previous" model.

Watch all four videos below, and stay tuned for our live coverage from Detroit in T-minus two months.








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      CruzControl
      • 2 Years Ago
      looks much better in the video...it is very nice.
      Daniel M
      • 2 Years Ago
      stunning
      sinistro79
      • 2 Years Ago
      It's a mistake to go bigger with the next Quattroporte. This trend means that it could very well be on the path to losing what makes it sporty. American car companies have been putting large engines in large sedans for decades but nobody in their right mind would ever call a Lincoln Town Car a sporty vehicle no matter how much horse power it has...Maserati should take note. I think this might have something to do with the fact that Fiat might be getting somewhat influenced by their Chrysler counterpart who is use to making oversized cars and selling them to the public. Mr. Marchionne, please don't listen to those failures in Detroit; keep the Quattroporte sporty, nimble, and beautiful!
        • 2 Years Ago
        @sinistro79
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        Mercer
        • 2 Years Ago
        @sinistro79
        Toyota and Honda are much more successful than their smaller Japanese competitors. Chrysler made more money than the rest of Fiat groups combined. The best selling segment in the US is still the pickups, almost all small(er) pickups just die off. I don't know how much you know about the auto business. But in this side of Atlantic, apple to apple, bigger usually sells better.
      leo
      • 2 Years Ago
      sexy as hell for a large sedan, the side view shows it best and it seems almost 7-series size still find the rear end a bit off with the rest of the car
      adam1keith1980
      • 2 Years Ago
      It looks beautiful. The interior is much improved. Did the first video says "two new production sites in two continents"? It would be sweet if it is made in USA. If it is based on the Chrysler 300, I hope it will have AWD too.
      Mercer
      • 2 Years Ago
      Quattroporte never lacks style, sound nor acceleration. It just doesn't have the dealer network, build quality, and reliability to compete with the Germans. It still doesn't. AND I think Mazda 6 is better looking.
        FreeThinker
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Mercer
        Lacks reliability? Really? Against BMW? Or Audi? HA. Have you owned a recent German car? No Quattroporte owner will ever look over at the new fwd Mazda6 in the next lane with envy. The Mazda6 owner, on the other hand...
      TBQ
      • 2 Years Ago
      Audi tails and Infiniti FX headlights. What a game changer!
      Playon
      • 2 Years Ago
      Well, the front is a Volvo C30, btw a 100.000 € Car with hologen high beams ??Not full HID The back is a refreshed Audi A6 sedan, Insode an BMW selector, and at least one of the most unkind integrated display i've ever seen, looks like an 90`s Car, i hope that not a voice talks to you like Kidd... "Maserati design at it's best" seriously????? But the engine sound, should be awesome !!!
      superchan7
      • 2 Years Ago
      The front grille and the profile are the only unique parts. Everything else, including the interior, looks a little derivative.
      k.naz
      • 2 Years Ago
      The old one looked better IMHO. It's just one of those things you get used to, like a smoking pipe that has been seasoned over the years, or a beautiful upholstered leather armchair that has that perfect feel to it every time you sit in it despite the wear and tear it's endured over the years. It has that classic sense to it, one which can only be shared by an E38 or a W220, and it shall always be remembered as that one Italian saloon.
        neilyadig
        • 2 Years Ago
        @k.naz
        Totally agreed - and love the fact that you mentioned the E38, one of my favorite cars of all time. The previous Quattroporte is definitely a classic. Interested to see how this one grows on me and how it looks in person.
        Hallelu Yar
        • 2 Years Ago
        @k.naz
        Totally agree with you...the old head and tail lights are beautiful and UNIQUE to a Maserati and like no other vehicle comes close...someone made a comment above that it now looks like an Infiniti...LMAO
      oneviwatara
      • 2 Years Ago
      Love the engine compartment but the whole front end look CHEAP and UGLY compare to the current model.
      Pandamasque
      • 2 Years Ago
      Oh dear. Looks like an Infiniti.
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