Italian high-end carmaker Maserati has launched the model year 2018 Quattroporte GTS four-door luxury sports sedan in India on Tuesday. The 2018 Quattroporte GTS GranLusso and GranSport range will be available at an average price of Rs 2.7 crore (ex-showroom Delhi) based on customization.
The GTS version of the Quattroporte fastest luxury sedan offering from Maserati. First showcased at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, the restyled Quattroporte GTS GranLusso variant comes with a discreet front spoiler, chrome bumper inserts, body-coloured side skirts and GranLusso badges on the wings. The package also includes 20-inch Mercurio light alloy wheels with brake calipers in black.
The Quattroporte GTS GranSport trim, on the other hand, 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 are finished on Black Piano. The GranSport variant is also offered with the optional Exterior Carbon Package. This includes carbon finishing for the exterior door mirrors, door handles and B-pillar cover plus the profile of the front bumper.
Inside, both variants boast of 8.4-inch Maserati Touch Control Plus (MTC+) unit at the centre of the dashboard. MTC+ can be operated in three ways: via the multi-touch screen, the rotary control in the central console, or through voice commands. The system also features both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto mirroring functions, along with the Wi-Fi option.
2018 Quattroporte GTS is offered with a choice of two audio systems – the 900-watt, 10-speaker Harman Kardon premium sound system fitted as standard. The Bowers & Wilkins surround sound system featuring fifteen speakers and a 1,280-watt amplifier is offered as an option.
2018 Quattroporte GTS draws power from a 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 engine. It develops an output of 530hp at 6,500-6,800rpm and 710Nm of torque at 2,250 - 3,500rpm in overboost mode. The mill comes mated with eight-speed ZF automatic transmission. The GTS reaches 100kmph from standstill in just 4.7 seconds and it has an impressive top speed of 310kmph.