Maserati drives in V6 petrol variants for the first time in India

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  • Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte and Levante will now be available in both twin-turbo V6 engines, of 350 hp and 430 hp
  • Full-grain Pieno Fiore natural leather extends the available interior options
  • New tri-coat colours, 20 to 21-inch wheel designs and interior veneers
  • Levante GranSport styling theme inspired by soon to be launched in India GTS and Trofeo versions.

Mumbai, 12th December 2019: Maserati, the Italian luxury carmaker, today announced the launch of V6 petrol variants of Ghibli, Quattroporte and Levante for the very first time in the Indian market, as part of its 2020 range.

“With the introduction of the V6 petrol versions of Levante, Ghibli and Quattroporte, we follow through, yet again, on our commitment to satisfy the significantly increasing demand for petrol cars in India. Maserati has been the icon for luxury performance cars with its exquisite line-up of beautifully crafted vehicles, and we will continue to fulfil our customers’ penchant for world-class standards. With upgraded post-purchase services, Maserati aims to stamp its authority as the brand for absolute enthusiasts who want nothing but the best when they think performance,” said Bojan Jankulovski, Head of Operations, Maserati India.

The petrol variants will be available with both the twin-turbo V6 engines, of 350 hp and 430 hp, designed by Maserati Powertrain and built at the Ferrari plant in Maranello. The latest-generation Euro 6c-compliant engines are powerful, exciting to drive and eco-friendly. In the best Maserati tradition, the petrol engine’s exhaust system is controlled by pneumatic valves to maintain the rich aural signature of the brand.

The V6 engine features advanced valve control technology with hydraulic roller finger followers and four-cam phasers, twin-turbocharging and direct injection technology.

As in the diesel variant, both Maserati sedans, as well as the Levante SUV petrol, will have a redesigned gearshift lever featuring a more intuitive shift pattern, shorter travel and improved operation. With the new gearshift lever, the driving modes cluster on the center console of all three models is even more user-friendly.

Levante, Ghibli and Quattroporte share the same MTC+ infotainment system, which is based on a high resolution 8.4” multi-touch screen and a double rotary knob on the center console. The human-machine interface has been further improved with updated display graphics and improved climate system ergonomics. The air flow distribution control, which is fully separated for driver and front passenger, has been revised and is now more customizable.

The interior design of Ghibli, Quattroporte & Levante petrol variants is focused either on luxury or sportiness, respectively in the GranLusso and GranSport trims. GranSport fully embodies the racing heritage of every Maserati and GranLusso redefines the concept of luxury. Additionally, in the sumptuous interiors of all three models, Maserati extends the full-grain Pieno Fiore leather, which is like no other material in the automotive industry for its natural, soft feel and for its unique character. Pieno Fiore is available as an option in all Levante, Ghibli and Quattroporte versions in three colours with specific stitching on the seats and double stitching on the door panels. Alongside the Pieno Fiore leather option, Maserati offers two brand new high-gloss interior veneers for the Ghibli and Quattroporte sedans and three new veneers for the Levante.

Each Maserati model boasts of a dedicated colour range, which is continuously refreshed. There is a choice of ten body colours for the Quattroporte and eleven for each of the Ghibli and Levante models. Two new tri-coat colours are now available, born to enhance the design of each: the iconic Rosso Potente and the deep dark Blu Nobile.

In the wide collection of alloy wheels designed specifically for every single Maserati model, there are five brand new designs in the 20 and 21-inch sizes, two for each of the Levante and Quattroporte models and one for the Ghibli.

The key specifications and ex-showroom prices for all three petrol variants in India:

  LEVANTE LEVANTE S   GHIBLI GHIBLI S   QUATTROPORTE QUATTROPORTE S
Layout & Displacement Petrol 600V6,  Twin Turbo  – direct injection GDI

2,979 CC

  Petrol 600V6,  Twin Turbo  – direct injection GDI

2,979 CC

  Petrol 600V6,  Twin Turbo  – direct injection GDI

2,979 CC

Max. Power

(hp @ rpm)

350 @ 5,750 430 @ 5,750   350 @ 5,750 430 @ 5,750   350 @ 5,750 430 @ 5,750
Peak Torque (Nm @ rpm) 500 @ 1,750 – 4,750 580 @ 2,000 – 4,750   500 @ 4,500 rpm 580 @ 2,250-4,000   500 @ 1,750 – 4,500 580 @ 2,250 – 4,000
0-100 km/h (sec) 6 5.2   5.5 4.9   5.5 5
Top Speed (km/h) 251 264   267 286   270 288
100-0 km/h (m) 36 34.5   35.5 35,0   35.5 35.5
Gearbox Eight-speed ZF Automatic   Eight-speed ZF Automatic   Eight-speed ZF Automatic
Price (INR) 1,41,97,698  1,53,07,488   1,31,06,770  1,44,09,490   1,63,95,455 1,73,27,201