EX­PE­RI­ENCE UL­TI­MATE OP­U­LENCE WITH MASERATI GHI­BLI

AL­FAR­DAN SPORTS MO­TORS – THE OF­FI­CIAL DEALER OF MASERATI IN QATAR – BRINGS THE LAT­EST-GEN­ER­A­TION GHI­BLI TO AFI­CIONA­DOS IN THE COUN­TRY.

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In 1966, Maserati un­veiled the firstever Ghi­bli to the world that of­fered glo­ri­ous style, pow­er­ful per­for­mance and sooth­ing com­fort.

Over five decades since then, the ma­jes­tic grand tourer con­tin­ues to as­tound with bold new con­tours, pro­gres­sive tech­nol­ogy and an im­mac­u­lately pre­served race-bred her­itage. A grace­ful four-door de­sign de­liv­ers pin-sharp coupe-like han­dling, promis­ing own­ers the drive of a life­time. The ef­fort­less in­tu­itive tech­nol­ogy has been re­mod­elled to in­cor­po­rate a range of ex­te­rior de­sign re­fine­ments and safety fea­tures, in­clud­ing driv­ing as­sis­tance sys­tems that em­pha­size Maserati's en­deav­our to aug­ment com­fort and lux­ury.

Avail­able in GranS­port form, the sedan es­tab­lishes a charis­matic Maserati pres­ence wher­ever it goes, with a fo­cus on its en­gag­ing dy­nam­ics.

Ex­te­rior and In­te­rior De­sign Sin­gu­larStyle

The de­sign of the Ghi­bli is a study in dy­nam­i­cally sculpted curves and grace­fully flow­ing lines. At the front, the sig­na­ture grille bear­ing the Maserati Tri­dent sig­nals both dy­namic in­tent and poised com­po­sure. In­spired by the leg­endary A6 GCS Ber­linetta of the 1950s, it now fea­tures chromed bars and is per­fectly in­te­grated into the bumper.

In pro­file, a host of de­tails cre­ate a strik­ing coupé look. They in­clude frame­less doors, mus­cu­lar rear haunches and the slop­ing C-pil­lar de­sign, which in­cor­po­rates the time­less Saetta logo. At the rear, you'll find quad chrome ex­haust tailpipes in­scribed with ‘Maserati' and ‘Ghi­bli' and el­e­gant new bumper styling.

A Dis­tinc­tive In­vi­ta­tion

The in­te­rior of the Ghi­bli is, in essence, a clearly ex­pressed in­vi­ta­tion to travel in lux­u­ri­ous com­fort and with ef­fort­less ac­cess to the high power at your dis­posal.

The sump­tu­ous leather-fin­ished curves, the clean, tech­ni­cal pu­rity of the dash­board and de­tail­ing in metal­lic-ef­fect dark mir­ror trim si­mul­ta­ne­ously re­lax and heighten the senses. Two side pan­els con­verge to­wards an el­e­gantly sim­ple cen­tral struc­ture, which houses the tra­di­tional Maserati clock with its blue face and alu­minium de­tail­ing. Be­neath that, there's the 8.4” touch­screen in­fo­tain­ment sys­tem and ro­tary con­trol, along with a handy phone stor­age box. The large speedome­ter and rev counter, mean­while, have purist white back­light­ing and are sep­a­rated by a 7” TFT dis­play that presents the car's dy­namic data.

En­gines: Two Choices, End­less Pos­si­bil­i­ties 350hpV6TwinTurbo

The V6 engine in the Ghi­bli de­liv­ers 350 hp at 5,500 rpm and 500 Nm of torque be­tween 4,500 and 5,000 rpm. In over­boost mode, peak torque is avail­able be­tween 1,750 and 5,000 rpm. Com­bined fuel con­sump­tion is just 8.9 litres/100 km and com­bined CO2 emis­sions are 207 grams per kilo­me­tre. The 350 hp Ghi­bli ac­cel­er­ates from a stand­ing start to 100 km/ h in just 5.5 sec­onds and reaches a top speed of 267 km/ h. 430hp V6TwinTurbo The Ghi­bli S and S Q4 mod­els fea­ture the most pow­er­ful ver­sion of the V6. Max­i­mum out­put of 430 hp is de­liv­ered at 5,750 rpm and, in over­boost mode, peak torque of 580 Nm is on tap be­tween 2,250 rpm and 4,000 rpm, with 90% of that torque ac­ces­si­ble at just 1,600 rpm. The sprint from 0-100 km/ h is dis­patched in 4.7 sec­onds and the top speed is 286 km/ h. Com­bined fuel con­sump­tion and CO2 emis­sions for the Ghi­bli S are 9.6 litres/100 km and 223 g/ km. The need-to-know num­bers for the Ghi­bli S Q4 are 9.7 litres/100 km and 226 g/km

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