Ghibli is one of the strategies to achieve the main goal Maserati, which sold 50,000 units of cars per year. This means that this latest car plays an important role in terms of sales with Quattrporte Maserati introduced at the Detroit Motor Show 2013 last. Here’s a glimpse of the profile of the Maserati Ghibli.
Ghibli, Maserati Junior Sedan.
Ghibli name in the Maserati line-up is not something new. Because in the year 1967 – 1973 and 1992 – 1997, Maserati Ghibli launched with a two-door coupe format. But for 2013, the party changed its format Maserati four-door luxury sedan into the middle class. Therefore, when marketed later this sedan will compete with the Audi A6, BMW 5 Series and Mercedes E-Class.
From the exterior, the latest Ghibli comes with no less futuristic design with the Quattroporte. Lines rounded design looks dominate the luxury sedan design. Placement and design of Ghibli headlights look similar to the Quattroporte. Only headlights Ghibli comes with a smaller size. Sloping hood is designed to reduce wind resistance when driving. Cars with 18 inch rims rear has an elegant design and luxurious. While trying ditujukkan sporty impression through the use of 4 pieces of exhaust.
Meanwhile, for the cabin, Maserati designers tried to combine elements of sporty and luxurious. Interior Ghibli was also overwhelmed by the variety of high quality material. Operation buttons on the steering wheel and the center cockpit is laid in such a way that it is easily accessible and operated by the driver.
For the engine, offering a wide selection of the Maserati Ghibli when launched later. The most powerful engine option is the 3.0 L capacity V6 is equipped with two turbocharged so capable of spraying power 410 hp at 5500 rpm. The second option still has the same engine capacity, but only has a single turbo power sprayed it so the car is 330 hp.
The most interesting thing is the Maserati also offers a choice of diesel engines for the new Ghibli. This is the first time in the history of Maserati. Used diesel engine capacity of 3.0 L V6 is equipped with a turbo so the energy released is 275 hp with a torque of 600 Nm.
Not only that, the manufacturer in addition to offering rear wheel drive system also presents the all-wheel drive system called artificial Maserati Q4. The system works when the car loses grip when cornering fast, hard accelaration or very low grip on the rear axle. This system takes 150 milliseconds to divide equally traction. Q4 is unfortunately not available for Ghibli version right wheel.
Maserati Ghibli will be launched later this year. Hopefully this car will also be launched in the country as soon as possible.