2018 Maserati Quattroporte GTS has been launched in the Indian market with prices starting at Rs. 2.70 Crores (Ex-showroom Delhi) based on customization. It would be available in two derivatives in India: GranLusso and GranSport. The models were globally launched in September, but the first customers across the globe and in India will receive deliveries in the same time period. Firstly showcased at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, the 2018 Quattroporte GTS is considered as the fastest luxury sedan offering in the world from the Italian luxury carmaker.
The 2018 Maserati Quattroporte GTS GranLusso trim offers exclusive exterior refinements which includes a discreet front spoiler, chrome bumper inserts, body-coloured side skirts and GranLusso badges on the wings. There are also impressive 20” Mercurio light alloy wheels with brake calipers in black. On the other hand, the GranSport trim features boldly sculpted angles for the central front and side intakes, and a lower section equipped with aerodynamic splitters. The centre spoiler and side inserts, meanwhile, are finished in Black Piano. The GranSport trim option is also offered with the optional Exterior Carbon Package. This features carbon finishing for the exterior door mirrors, door handles and B-pillar cover plus the profile of the front bumper.
Inside the cabin, the performance luxury sedan boasts of 8.4-inch Maserati Touch Control Plus (MTC+) unit which is place at the centre of the dashboard. MTC+ can be operated in three ways: via the multi-touchscreen, the rotary control in the central console, or through voice commands. The state-of-the-art system also features both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto mirroring functions, along with the Wi-Fi option. The Quattroporte GTS is offered with a choice of two exceptional audio systems – The powerful 900-watt, 10-speaker Harman Kardon Premium Sound system fitted as standard and the new generation Bowers & Wilkins Surround Sound system featuring fifteen speakers and a 1,280-watt amplifier as optional.
The stability programme, adaptive full LED headlights with glare free high-beam assist, 6 airbags and active headrests are available as standard safety features. Under the bonnet, it has a 3.8L twin-turbo V8 engine which develops maximum power of 530bhp at 6500-6800rpm and peak torque of 710Nm between 2250-3500rpm in overboost mode. The engine is linked to an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission as standard which propels it to touch the 100kmph mark from standstill in merely 4.7 seconds before topping out at 310kmph. The ZF gearbox gets an auto-adaptive software which enables it to modify the shift patterns according to driving style. The combined fuel consumption and emissions are 10.7 litres/100 km and 250 g/km.