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2014 Maserati Quattroporte S Q4 [w/video]

The First Maserati To Run Full-Time On All Fours About six months ago we tested the all-new 2014 Maserati Quattroporte GTS and its 523-horsepower 3.8-liter bi-turbo V8 engine, the latter being built in Maranello, Italy, by Ferrari. There were comments on both sides, mostly positive though, and we came away impressed by the sixth-generation Maserati sedan. This despite the fact that both we and you couldn't seem to get past the questionable aesthetics of the 20-inch Crono alloy wheels slapped on all of the test cars. Awkward looking they are, or is "distinctive" the word we're seeking? ... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
3.0L Bi-Turbo V6
Power:
404 HP / 407 LB-FT
Transmission:
8-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$108,000 (est.)
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