Today, Maserati chose to introduce initial details of the brand new Maserati Quattroporte, due to be unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show. The new luxury sedan is part of a plan to increase production up to 50,000 units a year by 2015.
The press release states that the 2013 Maserati Quattroporte is one of three new models due to be unveiled as part of the new plan. Its style conforms to the classic Maserati design principles blending dynamic lines with classic Italian elegance.
Overall, the car is more generous in size than the previous model. Elements such as the front grill, the three side vents and the triangular C pillar retain the style of the predecessor while the strong belt line that runs through the entire side of the car gives to car a new muscular feel together with the frameless doors side windows.
Inside, the design of the Quattroporte gets some much needed refinement. Functional elements are blended with soft quality surfaces made of prestigious woods and leathers.
Details of the engine and the performance of the new Quattroporte have been omitted for the time being. We’re told that it has been designed and developed by Maserati and Ferrari engineers in and around Modena. The engine itself is going to be produced at the Ferrari plant in Maranello.
Finally, we’re told that the all-new Maserati Quattroporte, reaches new heights in terms of performance and handling and driving enjoyment. Technology will be key to the package and it will offer greater levels of economy and emissions refinement than ever before.