Maserati continues to innovate and further establish itself as a global luxury automotive player with an expanded product line on the horizon. This growth is further underscored by the strengthening of its all-Italian partnership with one of world’s leading fashion designers and authority of ‘Made in Italy’ excellence, Ermenegildo Zegna, the mason of Trivero, Italy.
As a result of their shared passion for hand crafted quality, Maserati and Ermenegildo Zegna have partnered once again to create an all-new offering to Maserati’s brilliant product line co-designed interior option packages available this fall for the 2016 model year.
The Maserati Ghibli Ermenegildo Zegna concept is the fruit of the design partnership between both Italian icons that are closely knit by their rich history, shared tradition of exclusivity, bespoke style and fine Italian quality. The design concept underscores select interior details that will be available for order by Maserati sedan customers.
The new Zegna inspired offering will allow customers to further customize the interiors of their Maserati Ghibli and/or Quattroporte sedans. The chic Zegna option packages feature three distinct color combinations offered in the finest Italian materials, never offered before. Typical of the high level of personalization offered with a Maserati, the Zegna touch brings an added sense of individuality for the discerning driver who is looking for ‘the absolute opposite of ordinary’. For both models, Ghibli and Quattroporte, the interior offering includes a choice of color combinations inclusive of the Ermenegildo Zegna silk in Anthracite color, which can be paired with three different shades of Poltrona Frau leather.
The three varied options include:
As Maserati breaks new ground and continues to enter new segments with its future product line, it remains true to its core values of passion, quality, style and performance.
ERMENEGILDO ZEGNA INTERIORS FOR THE GHIBLI AND QUATTROPORTE
The interior is designed around the passenger compartment’s two-color, two-material concept, with Poltrona Frau leather combined with Ermenegildo Zegna 100% natural fibre mulberry silk inserts, giving it a distinctive and elegant personality.
Silk, an inherently sophisticated material, is further embellished by the handstitched macrochevron on the door panel, too, the matching salt and pepper silk jersey is enhanced by alternating rib embroidery.
As for the seating, the extra fine grain Poltrona Frau leather with contrasting, light grey stitching is matched to a central silk insert with a microchevron weave of vertical rolls on the central seat and backrest area, within which the central roll, with leather tapes on the sides, features a special macrochevron weave adding to its three-dimensional feel and technical look.
On the door panels, the central part is covered with Zegna silk Jersey and embellished by a diagonal roll pattern, with tonsurton ornamental stitching and alternating rib embroideries. The same fabric is used to cover the car's roof lining and sunshades, the latter carrying grosgrain “Ermenegildo Zegna Exclusively for Maserati” brand labels on the inside. The sophisticated, luxury finish of the car interior is also expressed by the headrests, featuring an embroidered Trident emblem and contrasting stitching.
Ghibli is undeniably hot and powerful. Sensuous curved lines punctuated with an aggressive grill and bold triple vents perfectly illustrate the car’s unique marriage of elegance and sports car verve. The outline of the body gives the Ghibli a coupé-like appearance, and the grill takes its inspiration from the GranTurismo but traces its origins back to the classic A6 GCS of the 1950s. The Ghibli has Maserati’s distinctive C-pillar, which delivers much of the car’s coupé-like stance and carries the classic trident logo, carrying on a tradition dating back to 1963.
From the onset, Maserati’s aim for the Ghibli was to produce a car that delivered the very highest levels of driving enjoyment on an everyday basis, irrespective of road conditions. The Ghibli S Q4 successfully achieves this, thanks to its Q4 all-wheel drive system to experience drive enjoyment in its purest form.
The popular all-wheel drive Ghibli S Q4 has a 410 horsepower Twin Turbo V6 engine; Its architecture provides sports car performance, with a top speed of 284 kph and just 4.8 seconds from 0 to 100 kph, together with the versatility to deal with all kinds of road surfaces in all weather conditions. The Ghibli range is completed by the entry level petrol engine (1) Ghibli with 330 horsepower, 500 Nm of torque, V6 Twin Turbo engine with 8-speed automatic transmission; the (2) Ghibli S with 410 horsepower, 550 Nm of torque and V6 Twin Turbo engine with 8-speed automatic transmission; and the (3) Ghibli Diesel with 275 horsepower, 580 Nm of torque, V6 Twin Turbo engine with 8-speed automatic transmission.
The most powerful Maserati currently on the market will be present on the stand the GTS version of the Quattroporte super sedan, driven by the massive 530 horsepower V8 Twin Turbo engine with rear-wheel drive, capable of 650 Nm of torque and able to propel the car to 307 kph, surging from 0 to 100 kph in a mere 4.7 seconds. In terms of styling, as well as the GTS badge at the rear, the car’s exterior features a front spoiler, side miniskirts and the lower band of the rear bumper colored to match the body, while the radiator grille has a glossy black surround. The front trident emblem in the middle of the grille, as well as the iconic “Saetta” logo on the rear pillar, includes the red striping typical of higher performance versions.
Accompanying the immensely powerful Quattroporte GTS, is the Quattroporte S Q4, which is powered by the 410 horsepower Twin Turbo V6 engine and equipped with the 8-speed automatic transmission, top speeds at 283 kph with 0 to 100 kph in 4.9 seconds.
Furthermore, the Quattroporte range is completed by the entry level petrol engine (1) Quattroporte with 330 horsepower, 500 Nm of torque, V6 Twin Turbo engine with 8-speed automatic transmission; and the (2) Quattroporte Diesel with 275 horsepower, 600 Nm of torque, V6 Twin Turbo engine with 8-speed automatic transmission.
For more information on the latest Maserati models in the Philippines, one can visit the Maserati showroom at Autostrada, 32nd cor. 4th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City or call +63 2 801 7777.