Maserati announced the European prices for the 2009 Quattroporte and Quattroporte S. The ’old’ 4.2 litre 400 hp version, the standard Quattroporte has a price of € 166,992, while the new Quattroporte S is priced at €181,982. There are also two Executive GT versions, priced at €179,630 and €194,620. Sales will begin in September.
The Quattroporte S is powered by the 430hp 4.7 liter V8 engine first used in the GranTurismo S. Both cars feature the 6-speed automatic transmission developed in association with ZF.
The front-end features a new grille, with its vertical slats, is reminiscent of the GranTurismo. The front and rear light units are also updated, featuring LEDs. On the side, the under-door molding is more noticeable, with a line that runs into that of the new bumpers, which have a wider protective band and more pronounced rear styling.