Cool Cars: Maserati Ghibli
Maserati has always been a major player in the luxury and sports car market since its inception. These cool cars designed by Maserati are ultra luxurious, contemporary and powerful with a distinct Italian flair to its design that truly sets it apart from its British and German counterparts. The latest offering from Maserati is the Ghibli which true to its rich lineage is striking in design, has impressive performance and loads of luxury and safety features and is sure to wipe out its competition with its elegant and sporty styling and impressive performance.
The design of these cool cars is a rare combination of sportiness and elegance. The design is striking and captivating and includes sculpted form and well-defined volume connected by clean lines. In the front it features a distinct Maserati radiator grille along with concave vertical fillets. The traditional oval shape becomes rectangular and narrower at the top and seamlessly integrates with the LED front lights lending it a muscular and mean character. The side of the car features two curvy lines that integrate at the rear with the rear mudguard. The boot at the rear has a tapered design and seamlessly integrates with the two LED lights providing continuity with mudguard. It also features triangular C pillar and frameless door windows lending the car a sleek and sporty look.
Ghibli true to Maserati tradition sports a comfy and luxurious interior with a dash of sportiness. The long wheelbase of Ghibli provides a roomy interior without compromising on the sporty design of the car. The seats with their wrap around form provide immense comfort along with adding to the interiors sporty feel. The seats are covered in soft and natural grain leather along with exquisite stitching. The interior is also available in two-tone combination lending the car a sporty feel. It features a contemporary dash-board with two side panels converging at the center. It also features the traditional Maserati clock with blue face and aluminum detailing. At the center of the dash-board is the large 8.4” Touch Control display providing control to most of the on board devices. It features a cluster of push buttons on the central tunnel for driver oriented settings. Other premium optional features include the HiFi system developed in association with Bowers and Wilkins with 15 speakers, 1280 watts amplifiers and Quantum Logic surround system offering unmatched music experience never before experienced inside a car.
The heart of this amazing dream car is the innovative 3 litre Twin Turbo V6 engine designed by Maserati Power train Engineers and built at Ferrari plant in Maranello. The engine is capable of churning out maximum power of 330 HP @ 5000 rpm and a peak torque of 450 Nm @ 1750 to 4500 rpm. The engine is mated to the new eight speed ZF transmission and is controlled by auto adaptive software capable of recognizing the driving style and road conditions and choosing an appropriate mode from the available five modes. Ghibli is capable of accelerating from 0 to 62 mph in just 5.7 sec and has a top speed of 164 mph. Other prominent performance features include extremely sophisticated suspension system with an option for Skyhook electronic system with new shock absorbers featuring continuous damping vibrations. Servo assisted hydraulic steering offers optimum feel at the wheels.
Overall it’s an excellent luxurious and sporty package on offer from Maserati. Ghibli is sure to capture the hearts of all the car enthusiasts out there with its striking Italian design, impressive ride and handling, pampering luxury and incredible performance. Maserati Ghibli is priced at around $ 70,000 for the base model making it one of the most expensive cars in its segment but is completely worth it as you get an exciting ride that is sure to capture your heart with its striking design, luxury and awesome performance. These are must have dream cars in the garages of the rich and famous alongside the elegant Bentley’s and Maybach’s.