In Shanghai Debuted The Most Affordable Maserati
Shanghai auto show was the first public appearance of the new sedan from Maserati. Four-door Ghibli has become not only the most compact chetyrehdverki Italian brand, but also the first Maserati with a diesel engine.
The new sedan was more compact than the Quattroporte, but the size difference is not so impressive: Ghibli has been shortened by 20 cm wheelbase and overall body shortened by 29 cm, 4,97 m. Sedan received a fully independent suspension and a limited slip differential as standard equipment. In addition, the most powerful Ghibli can be equipped with a proprietary all-wheel drive Q4, which is able to distribute the torque from the ratio of 0:100 in favor of the rear axle to the distribution of 50:50. In the Maserati note that the connection of the front wheels takes just 150 milliseconds. By using the brakes Brembo braking distance of a sedan from a speed of 100 km/h will be only 39 PM
First mid-size sedan from Maserati will receive an 8-step "automatic" and extended motor range. It will be two turbocharged V6 3 litre petrol and diesel and petrol engine will be available in two versions boost. The unit heavy fuel develops 275 HP and 600 Nm of torque. With this engine Ghibli accelerates to 100 km/h in 6.3 seconds, while average fuel consumption is 6 l per 100 km.
The most powerful gasoline engine, which will receive a modification of the Ghibli S, delivers 410 HP and 550 Nm, accelerating the sedan to 100 km/h in 5 seconds, and the base engine for the new items will be 330-HP engine. However, with this engine Ghibli impresses with its dynamics is to perform traditional exercises the sedan goes 5,6 C. it is Noted that the engines developed by Maserati engineers in close cooperation with the minders Ferrari.
Sales of the first midsize sedan in the history of Maserati should start next year.