Maserati Announces V6 Diesel for European Market Quattroporte in Frankfurt - Carscoops
Having recently made two highly publicized world premieres, the new Quattroprote and Ghibli sedans, Maserati brought along its refreshed portfolio of luxury sports cars to the Frankfurt Motor Show along with a pre-production special edition and engine news for European consumers.
Beginning with the latter, the Italians announced that they are expanding the European lineup of their Quattroprote full-size sedan with the addition of a 3.0-liter V6 turbo diesel unit sourced from from VM Motori.
The new unit is available in two states of tune, one for all of Europe that produces 271hp (275PS) and 600Nm (442 lb-ft) of peak torque for a 0-100km/h (62mph) sprint time of 6.4 seconds and a top speed of 250km/h (155mph), and another exclusively for Italy rated at 247hp (250PS), 6.8 seconds and 240km/h (149mph) respectively.
Alongside the new diesel variants of the Quattroporte is an exclusive pre-production concept car signed by Italian design house Ermenegildo Zegna. Set to be released next year, the Zegna version features exclusive color schemes, special mirror polished rims on tone and a bespoke interior upholstered in fabrics made by the famous Italian fashion house