2021 Maserati Lineup: New styling and performance updates for Ghibli, Quattroporte & Levante
This year is essential for the Italian automaker Maserati. After the revelation of the lush MC20 supercar Last year (which marked Maserati’s return to professional racing after around 37 years), the Trident brand now offers Trofeo versions of the Ghibli and Quattroporte, a worthy attempt to persuade potential German buyers of sport luxury sedans to take the Italian route to go.
All 2021 Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte and Levante models receive extensive styling and tech updates. The following is new.
2021 Maserati Ghibli
The original Maserati Ghibli (Tipo AM115) was sold from 1967 to 1973 and was designed by none other than Giorgetto Giugiaro, who was then working for Ghia. The current Ghibli is a four-door sports luxury sedan with five seats and well-known style elements from Quattroporte. The 2021 Ghibli has a new ‘Maserati tuning fork’ front grille, which is either chrome or black, depending on the trim level.
The new Ghibli has rear light clusters in a boomerang design with three-color lenses that have been manufactured using the latest 3K injection molding technology. The Ghibli GranLusso has attractive full LED headlights, chrome inserts in the front bumper, side skirts in body color, black brake calipers and 19-inch Poseidon alloy wheels. Meanwhile, Ghibli GranSport gets piano black trim on the front bumper, red brake calipers, additional LED headlights, and larger polished 20-inch urano wheels.
The 2021 Maserati Ghibli features a 3.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V6 that develops 345 horsepower and 369 lb-ft. of the torque. The Ghibli S has a more powerful version of the same engine producing 424 horsepower and 428 lb-ft. of the torque. A ZF eight-speed automatic turns the rear wheels via a standard locking differential. At the same time, the Ghibli Q4 has Maserati’s Intelligent AWD system with the same limited-slip differential.
2021 Maserati Ghibli Trofeo
You need to know two things about the 2021 Ghibli Trofeo – or all Maserati Trofeo models. They have a twin-turbo V8 built by Ferrari and are among the fastest production cars Maserati has ever built. The Ghibli Trofeo is the same 3.8 liter V8 grinder as the Levante Trofeo, and that engine is at the heart of the Quattroporte GTS.
With the blown V8 producing 580 hp and 538 lb-ft. Ghibli Trofeo goes from zero to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds and turns the rear wheels via a ZF eight-speed automatic transmission. Ghibli Trofeo has a top speed of 203 mph.
New in the Maserati Ghibli Trofeo 2021 are the start control and a Corsa driving mode to fully utilize the power of the V8 engine. Ghibli Trofeo has a standard carbon fiber exterior and a black Maserati trident emblem on the C-pillars.
2021 Maserati Quattroporte
In its sixth generation, the Maserati Quattroporte 2021 remains a soulful Italian sports luxury sedan Flagship of Maserati’s portfolio. Like the new Ghibli, the 2021 Quattroporte also features the tuning fork grille and new boomerang taillights. GranLusso variants have a front splitter and chrome-plated bumper covers, while GranSport models have side air intakes and a piano-black rear spoiler.
The 2021 Maserati Quattroporte S has a standard 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 that develops 424 hp and 428 lb-ft. of the torque. With standard RWD, the 2021 Quattroporte S accelerates from zero to 60 miles per hour in five seconds. The Quattroporte S Q4 with all-wheel drive does the job in 4.8 seconds. All 2021 Quattroporte models have a ZF eight-speed automatic transmission.
2021 Maserati Quattroporte Trofeo
If you want a fast Quattroporte, you’ve come to the right place with the Trofeo variant. Equipped with a 3.8-liter, twin-turbocharged Ferrari V8, 580 horsepower and 538 lb-ft. Quattroporte Trofeo delivers 60 miles per hour from a standstill in 4.5 seconds. It also has the same top speed of 323 km / h as the Ghibli Trofeo.
All 2021 Maserati Trofeo sedans are equipped as standard with the Android-based Intelligent Assistant from Maserati, a 10.1-inch infotainment touchscreen display, a carbon fiber cladding and an active driver assistant with a practical autonomous driving function.
2021 Maserati Levante
The Maserati of SUVs features an updated grille and taillights that are similar to those of the 2021 Ghibli and Quattroporte. The Levante GranLusso has an elegant chrome exterior, silver front and rear underrun protection plates, glossy black brake calipers, 19-inch wheels and a rear spoiler in body color. Levante GranSport, on the other hand, has sportier front and rear bumpers, red brake calipers, and 20-inch wheels.
The 2021 Maserati Levante features a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 that produces 345 horsepower and 369 lb-ft. of the torque. Like the Ghibli S, the Levante S has the same turbo V6 with 424 hp and 428 lb-ft. Torque suitable for running from zero to 60 mph for five seconds.
2021 Maserati Levante Trophy
The Levante Trofeo has a 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 that develops 580 horsepower and 538 lb-ft. of the torque. Using the same eight-speed automatic transmission from ZF, which rotates all four wheels via Maserati’s intelligent AWD system with a rear locking differential, Levante Trofeo goes from zero to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds and reaches a top speed of 187 mph .
You can also get the 2021 Levante GTS with the same Ferrari V8 engine, although it’s tuned to 550 horsepower and the same 538 lb-ft. of the torque. A high-quality interior made of woven leather from Zegna Pelletessuta, which consists of fine strips of Npa leather and fabric thread, is optionally available.
Prices & availability
The Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte and Levante 2021 can now be ordered from Maserati dealers. The Ghibli starts at around $ 74,400The Ghibli S costs $ 79,300 and the Ghibli Trofeo base prices start at $ 109,900.
Meanwhile the 2021 Maserati Quattroporte S and S Q4 Start at $ 104,400 and $ 108,900, respectively. The Quattroporte Trofeo has base prices starting at around 143,000 US dollars.
Finally, the 2021 Maserati Levante has one Base price of around $ 77,800. The Levante S and GTS start at $ 88,900 and $ 125,500, respectively, while the Levante Trofeo starts at $ 152,700.
Alvin Reyes is a columnist for Automoblog and an expert on sports and performance cars. He studied civil aviation, aviation, and accounting in his younger years and is still very fond of his former Lancer GSR and Galant SS. He also enjoys fried chicken, music, and herbal medicine.
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