Despite its size, the Quattroporte S Q4 boasts sleek and dynamic lines.
The traditional Maserati grille, with its vertical slats, is a modern take on the GranTurismo’s front grille and that of other Maserati classics from the past.
The eye is drawn over the imposing bonnet and new headlights. These are equipped with LED day-running lights, the aesthetic cue for the car’s overall elegance to come to the fore.
Passengers in the Quattroporte S Q4 can relax in an interior finished in Poltrona Frau® leathers, prestigious woods and fine stitching that are all crafted using traditional techniques. The dashboard is arranged in three horizontal bands with the broad centre console, tunnel and other door elements finished in much-sought-after open pore Radica wood trim as standard.
The front seats, in supple Poltrona Frau® leather, are comfortable to sit in and ergonomic. They provide occupants with elevated comfort levels while also containing roll during sportier drives. The centre section of the seat and back panel is enhanced by vertical stitching that continues the interior’s linear elegance.
From the three distinctive air vents set behind the front wheels, the car’s sinuous lines sweep along the flanks to provide more dynamism: the three large windows and frameless doors, together with the triangular C-pillar, are other echoes of Maserati styling. These features combine to give the car its coupé looks, despite its long wheelbase.
The wraparound sidelights frame the LED rear light cluster and integrate perfectly with the design of the bumper while a chrome central trim mirrors the shape of the grille to provide more harmony. The boot-mounted spoiler generates a sporty feel not normally associated with a car of this class. As well as improving the overall looks, the spoiler provides more downforce.
Innovative, lightweight and versatile, the 3-litre Twin Turbo V6 that powers the Quattroporte S Q4 develops 301 kW (410 CV) at 5500 rpm. In Sport mode, peak torque of 550 Nm, is reached at just 1750 rpm. The amazing torque figure of 183 Nm per litre ensures that power is delivered smoothly and decisively and produces a car that is fun to drive and that reacts to every movement of the accelerator.
The V6 remains true to the tradition of sporty Maserati engines and shares most mechanical parts with the V8 unit fitted to the Quattroporte GTS. The bore values of the two engines are identical, as is the valve control technology and the direct injection system. These refined solutions push the car from 0-100 km/h in just 4.9 seconds and result in a top speed of 283 km/h.