2017 Maserati Quattroporte

Nov 19th
It’s clear that things have changed in the luxury market when Lexus and Acura are getting all sorts of attention for sexy new sports coupes while Maserati concentrates on luxury sedans and even—gasp—an SUV. A recent (and ambitious) plan for global sales growth has left Maserati’s sole sports coupe, a grand tourer aptly named the GranTurismo, largely neglected while the…
2015 Maserati Quattroporte

Nov 12th
Here at C/D, each editor drives 200 to 250 cars every year. We see a bunch of BMWs, a plethora of Porsches, and a ton of Toyotas. You get the idea. When it comes to Maseratis, it’s a different story—and one that usually involves us traveling thousands of miles to far-flung locations to get behind the wheel.So there was understandably…
2014 Maserati Quattroporte

Nov 8th
We are literally flying in a Maserati Quattroporte S Q4 at the automaker’s Balocco test track. Former WRC rally driver Alex Fiorio has launched Maserati’s sedan into a dipping left-hander—wham!—we land, and he deftly cranks the 4500-pound sedan into a rising right. A few corners later, Fiorio purposely misses an apex and slides the Maser several feet up and over…
2008 Maserati Quattroporte

Nov 6th
How important is style? A Detroit design chief once observed that if cars were only about practicality, “they’d have to put a roof over Kalamazoo so they could build enough Checker sedans to keep up with demand.”Checker is long gone, but the moral of that story still holds, and the Quattroporte is proof. Judged by conventional standards—conventional as it applies…