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Maserati releases quartet of videos featuring new Quattroporte

Posted Nov 6th 2012 12:45PM

2013 Maserati Quattroporte - front three-quarter view with lights on

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.

6 versus 8: Maserati Quattroporte

News Source: Maserati via YouTube


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