Maserati has just released its sales figures for the 2014 calendar year with it quite comfortably being the firm’s best 12 months in its 100 year history.
Last year, a total of 36,500 Maserati models were sold worldwide. That represents a 136 per cent increase over 2013’s sales figures and is about six times higher than in 2012.
The main contributor to the rise in sales has been the popularity of the Maserati Ghibli where 23,500 examples were sold in 2014. The next best seller was the Maserati Quattroporte where 9700 were sold while the remaining 3500 Maseratis sold in 2014 where the GranTurismo and GranCabrio.
The United States remains the biggest market for the Italian manufacturer where a total of 14,690 cars were sold in 2014 which is a 110 per cent gain over 2013. China proved Maserati’s second largest market for 2014 with 9400 units sold.
Elsewhere, sales across Europe increased by 153 per cent to 2013 up to 6360 units where the most popular Ghibli and Quattroporte models were those fitted with the turbocharged V6 diesel delivering 275 hp.