Quattroporte

Love and Rockets: From Zero to 100

  << 1913: Brothers Alfieri, Ettore, and Ernesto Maserati open an auto repair shop in Bologna, Italy.    1920s: Inspired by the colossal statue of Neptune in Bologna, brother Mario Maserati designs the trident logo.    1926: The Maseratis build their first car, the Tipo 26. Alfieri drives it to a win in the first race […]

Car of the Year 2014: Maserati Quattroporte GTS

Siren Song No longer content with selling a few thousand cars per year in the United States, Maserati is expanding its model line to broaden its appeal. Its latest model is the Ghibli, a midsize sedan comparable to the BMW 5 Series and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Maserati brought a Ghibli to the Car of the […]

Maserati Reveals Curvaceous New Quattroporte

You might not guess by looking at it, but the current iteration of Maserati’s luscious Quattroporte dates way back to 2004. The sedan’s evergreen style and handcrafted Ferrari V-8 have kept it relevant in a highly competitive market, but there’s little question that after nine years, Maserati aficionados are ready for a change. Just in […]

Best of the Best 2008: Sedans

Finally, a Jaguar that embraces the purity of its past and just might rekindle devotion to a brand following a decade of confusion and disappointments. What elevates the Jaguar XF (www.jaguarusa.com) are the 300 hp V-8 engine borrowed from the far heavier, more ponderous XJ8; charming gadgets better than most anything from Sharper Image; and […]

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