Maserati has introduced sports modifications to the Ghibli and Quattroporte models, which are called Trofeo. New items have become the fastest sedans in the history of the Italian brand.
The cars are equipped with a 3.8-liter V8 engine developed by Ferrari, developing 590 hp and 773 Nm of torque. The motor works in conjunction with an eight-speed automatic transmission ZF. Traction is transferred exclusively to the rear axle with a limited-slip differential.
The Maserati Quattroporte Trofeo is capable of accelerating from zero to the first “hundred” in 4.5 seconds, while the lighter Ghibli Trofeo does it for 0.2 seconds. faster. The maximum speed in both cases is 326 km per hour.
Externally, the Trofeo versions can be distinguished from the “junior” variants of the models thanks to the modified radiator grille, red decor on the body, and 21-inch alloy wheels. A display of the modernized multimedia complex increased to 10.1 inches appeared in the cabin.
Previously, Maserati unveiled the Ghibli Hybrid sedan, the first hybrid vehicle in the Italian brand’s lineup. The sedan was equipped with a modernized two-liter “turbo four” used in Alfa Romeo cars. The engine works in conjunction with a 48 volt starter generator in a mild hybrid configuration.
The power plant develops 330 hp at its peak. from. and 420 Nm of torque. Maserati Ghibli Hybrid is capable of gaining the first “hundred” in 5.7 seconds, and the maximum speed was 255 km per hour. The company noted that the units produce 25% less harmful emissions compared to a standard V6 gasoline engine.