The Maserati Quattroporte is a luxurious and sporty sedan built in Italy and powered by a Ferrari engine. Translated from Italian its name in English is simply "four doors," but that’s where the simplicity ends and the pure elegance begins.
The Quattroporte, now in its fifth generation, has been with us since 2004 and understandably is starting to get a little long in the tooth.
A successor is planned and has been spotted testing in prototype form
near Maserati’s headquarters in Modena, Italy, though this car isn’t expected to arrive in showrooms until sometime next year.
Not to worry as the current Quattroporte offers nearly everything for the buyer after a comfortable sedan with plenty of performance and flair.
The range begins with the Quattroporte, which despite being the base model still comes with a Ferrari-built 4.2-liter V-8 dishing out 400 horsepower. This moves into the sportier Quattroporte S, which features a 4.7-liter version of this engine and a...