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Maserati Quattroporte for 2016
2nd November, 2015
330 bhp V6 powers entry model; other engines updated to EURO6; new equipment includes Blind Spot Alert and Rear Cross Path ..... more

Maserati Ghibli for 2016
14th October, 2015
Ghibli will boast a new range of engines for 2016 that meet the new Euro6 emission standards and reduce fuel consumption by a small amount, as well as new safety and luxury features fitted as standard; Priced from $139,900* ..... more

Maserati GranTurismo MC Sportline
21st April, 2015
GranTurismo MC Sportline Limited Edition manages 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds (Jaguar XKR-S does it in 4.4 seconds), with the sequential shift gearbox snipping 0.1 second off the 0-100 km/h dash to achieve 4.7 seconds ..... more

Maserati Quattroporte diesel arrives
2nd June, 2014
Maserati has added a diesel powered luxury saloon to the Quattroporte line-up. It arrives with an opening price point from $198,800* ..... more

Maserati Ghibli prices announced
7th May, 2014
Ghibli is smaller, shorter, lighter, more dynamic, less expensive and more economical than the Quattroporte sedan ..... more

Maserati Quattroporte S V6 release imminent
5th February, 2014
Quattroporte competes against Next Car's two preferred large premium luxury models - the Jaguar XJ and the Lexus LS - and five other large premium saloons and two higher level premium saloons ..... more

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Maserati Quattroporte GTS here in January 2014
1st December, 2013
Competing against Next Car's favourite large saloon the Jaguar XJ, together with a few other prestige sedans, the Quattroporte remains faithful in style, design and sound to Maserati’s former luxury saloons ..... more

Abarth 695 Edizione Maserati released locally
19th June, 2013
Edizione Maserati has exclusive style details and special technical features developed especially for the Abarth/Maserati collaboration, based on a host of shared values, including attention to detail, elegance and a passion for performance and sport ..... more

Maserati GranCabrio MC arrives
16th June, 2013
This combination enables the Maserati GranCabrio MC to despatch the dash to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds ..... more

Maserati Ghibli to debut late this month
9th April, 2013
The Maserati Ghibli will be available with two turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 engines, an eight-speed automatic transmission and both rear-wheel drive and the new “Q4” all-wheel drive system ..... more

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Maserati's new Quattroporte for 2013
8th November, 2012
The all-new Maserati Quattroporte is scheduled to be displayed at the Detroit Motor Show (NAIAS) in USA in January 2013 before arriving in Australia and New Zealand in the third quarter of 2013 ..... more

Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale returns
1st November, 2012
Powered by a new variant of the Maserati 4.7 litre V8 engine that pumps out 338 kW and 520 Nm of torque. Whilst it cannot outperform many sporty cars, the GranTurismo MC Stradale does the dash to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds ..... more

Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S MC Sportline
17th September, 2012
With the Quattroporte close to the end of its model life, Maserati has lifted the power out of its range-topping Quattroporte Sport GTS sedan to 331 kW (450 bhp) with the MC Sportline version ..... more

Abarth 695 Maserati Edition
20th May, 2012
The new Abarth 695 Maserati Edition is an exclusive convertible-like car based on the Fiat 500C which blends the aggression and sportiness of a high-performance car in the Abarth tradition ..... more

Maserati GranTurismo S MC-Shift updated
10th February, 2012
The 2012 Maserati GranTurismo S MC-Shift comes with more power, which translates into improved mid-range performance, but at the same time the coupe uses up to six per cent less fuel and there is no change in price ..... more

Maserati GranCabrio Sport arrives
18th January, 2012
With more power, a faster gearshift and an aggressive look, the GranCabrio Sport has given Maserati a harder-edged convertible to sit alongside the GranTurismo S and the Quattroporte Sport GT S as the performance flagships of their respective ranges ..... more

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Maserati recalls
22nd December, 2011
Previous recalls for the Quattroporte and Granturismo have occurred twice in 2009, with the Quattroporte also having a recall in 2007. Now it's time for more recalls for Maserati ..... more

Maserati Kubang revealed
16th September, 2011
Today synergies with the Chrysler Group's Jeep brand are an important catalyst for Maserati’s own interpretation of a sport luxury SUV ..... more

Maserati Quattroporte revision
26th May, 2011
Maserati has refocused its Quattroporte range to make it more appealing to its traditional customer group by making the most aggressive, sporting equipment package standard on the range topping Quattroporte Sport GT S and opening up the Quattroporte to a wider group of customers by boosting the luxury credentials of the 4.2 litre V8 variant ..... more

Maserati upgrades GranTurismo S MC Shift
15th May, 2011
Maserati has moved to separate the two 4.7 litre versions its GranTurismo coupe to provide the MC-Shift gearbox variant of the 323 kW coupe with a more overt racing derived performance equipment package compared to the luxurious version fitted with the six speed automatic gearbox ..... more

Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale
3rd May, 2011
Although slower than the much better value Nissan GT-R, the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale can dash 0 to 100 km/h in 4.6 seconds ..... more

Maserati GranCabrio Sport
22nd February, 2011
Meant to give the GranCabrio a harder-edged model to sit alongside the GranTurismo S and the Quattroporte Sport GT S, the GranCabrio Sport uses a more powerful and fuel-efficient version of Maserati’s, all-alloy 4.7 litre V8 ..... more

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Yet another version of Maserati GranTurismo
20th September, 2010
The GranTurismo MC Stradale responds to thoughts for a GranTurismo which can balance on-road driving needs with race-driving desires, incorporating the handling and aerodynamic lessons from Maserati’s three racing programmes ..... more

Maserati GranCabrio arrives
29th June, 2010
Maserati has a long history of open top sports cars, but the GranCabrio is the first Maserati to extend this experience to four people ..... more

Maserati GranCabrio released in Europe
14th March, 2010
The Maserati GranCabrio, which made its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2009, is now available from Maserati dealerships throughout Europe ..... more

Maserati Quattroporte GT S Awards Edition
23rd February, 2010
The Pininfarina designed Quattroporte has driven the renewal of the Maserati marque and, in doing so, has become the best selling Maserati model of all time ..... more

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Maserati GranCabrio to debut in Frankfurt
25th August, 2009
Maserati’s first ever four seat convertible, the Maserati GranCabrio, will make its public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September ..... more

Maserati Releases Granturismo S Automatic Locally
8th June, 2009
Maserati has blended the luxury and refinement of the GranTurismo with the hard-edged performance and aggression of the 4.7 litre GranTurismo S to produce the GranTurismo S Automatic ..... more

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Maserati Quattroporte Gains New Performance Flagship
3rd June, 2009
The new Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S is the third variant in the new Maserati Quattroporte range, which starts with the Quattroporte 4.2 litre, followed by the Quattroporte S with the 4.7 litre engine ..... more

Maserati At Detroit Motor Show
20th January, 2009
The new Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S has made its worldwide première at the 2009 Detroit Motor Show in USA ..... more

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New Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S Debut
23rd December, 2008
The new Quattroporte Sport GT S will be unveiled at the 2009 North American International Auto Show in Detroit ..... more

Maserati GranTurismo S Readies For Local Release
30th September, 2008
The fastest ever production Maserati, the GranTurismo S, has arrived in Sydney ahead of its release later in the year ..... more

Maserati At Goodwood Revival
23rd September, 2008
Away from the thrilling on-track action, Maserati exhibited in the newly set-up Earls Court Motor Show, replicating the glamour of an authentic 1960s London Motor Show ..... more

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Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S World Premiere at IAA
20th September, 2007
The Quattroporte Sport GT S is an expression of Maserati’s sportiness. Intended for those looking for a luxury sedan ahead of the release of competitive models from Aston Martin and Porsche, the Quattroporte Sport GT S, equipped with an automatic 6-speed gearbox, competes with highly respected models from Bentley and Maybach ..... more

Maserati GranTurismo At The Goodwood Festival Of Speed
27th June, 2007
The new Maserati GranTurismo made its first “on the road” appearance over the weekend, as an entrant in the Super car Run at the 2007 Goodwood Festival of Speed ..... more

Maserati Reveals The New GranTurismo
21st February, 2007
Maserati has taken the wraps of the GranTurismo, which will make its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March ..... more

Maserati Quattroporte Automatic Arrives in March
23rd January, 2007
This new model is set to become the dominant model in Maserati’s Australian line-up and may even increase sales of the Italian marque as it continues to battle Audi, Bentley, Maybach, Mercedes-Benz and Rolls Royce at the top end of the marketplace ..... more

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Maserati Quattroporte Goes Automatic
27th December, 2006
Maserati will launch a full automatic version of the Quattroporte sedan in 2007 ..... more

Maserati Launches MC12 Versione Corse
11th December, 2006
Maserati has used the Bologna Motor Show (Italy) to unveil one of the most extreme super cars now available – the MC12 Versione Corse ..... more

Maserati at the Sydney Motor Show
16th October, 2006
Maserati will launch the Maserati GranSport MC Victory Coupe at the Sydney Motor Show (27th October, 2006) ..... more

Maserati MC12 Corsa
13th June, 2006
The MC12 Corsa has been developed from the MC12 GT1 type which won the 2005 FIA GT Manufacturers Cup. It will be used exclusively on track during private test sessions ..... more

Maserati at the 24 hours of Nürburgring
14th May, 2006
Maserati has announced that it will participate in the next "24 Hours of Nürburgring", which will be held on 17th June, at the legendary Nordschleife track ..... more

Aston Martin Rolls Bentley and Ferrari
10th April, 2006
Last month, Aston Martin rolled the competition by delivering 14 cars in Australia ..... more

Trofeo Audemars Piguet Maserati Europa
4th April, 2006
Italian Alberto Cerrai, current champion of the Trofeo Maserati, won the first race of the 2006 Trofeo Audemars Piguet Maserati Europa on Sunday ..... more

Maserati At Geneva
2nd March, 2006
The 2006 Geneva Motor Show has seen Maserati celebrate a successful start to the year with the launch of the Maserati GranSport MC Victory ..... more

Maserati Celebrates With A New GranSport
17th February, 2006
Maserati is celebrating its victory in the 2005 FIA GT Manufactures' Cup with a limited edition Maserati GranSport ..... more

Five Awards For The Maserati Quattroporte
5th February, 2006
The Maserati Quattroporte has won five automotive awards in the first four weeks of 2006 ..... more

Learn To Drive The Maserati Way
20th January, 2006
Maserati has launched its 2006 Master GT driving course programme which provides a unique opportunity to hone existing driving ability and learn new skills under the tuition of an ex-Formula One driver whilst behind the wheel of a Maserati ..... more

Maserati at Detroit Motor Show
9th January, 2006
Maserati has arrived at the North American International Auto Show this week in a record breaking mood after nearly doubling Northern American sales in 2005 ..... more

Melbourne Debut For Maserati GranSport Spyder
2nd January, 2006
The Maserati GranSport Spyder will make its Australian debut at the Melbourne International Motor Show (10th-19th February 2006) providing show visitors with a preview of Maserati's new sports car ..... more

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Maserati Quattroporte GTs For Sydney
12th October, 2005
Maserati has announced that two new versions of the Maserati Quattroporte, the Sport GT and the Executive GT, will be displayed at Sydney's Motor Show ..... more

Maserati Gransport Spyder
21st September, 2005
Maserati launched the GranSport Spyder, the open-top version of its GranSport Coupe, at the Frankfurt Motor Show ..... more

Maserati Storm To Victory In The Spa 24 Hour
3rd August, 2005
Maserati won its first international endurance race since 1957 at theweekend (30th-31st July 2005) when it finished the legendary Spa 24 Hour race 1-2 with the Maserati MC12 ..... more

New Versions Of Maserati Quattroporte
31st July, 2005
Building on the success of the Maserati Quattroporte, two new versions of the model will appear at the Frankfurt Motor Show ..... more

The New Maserati Produces Its 20,000th Unit
12th June, 2005
Maserati has reached a significant milestone in its history of car production. Since the beginning of the new company cycle, 20,000 vehicles have come off the production line ..... more

Ateco To Distribute Ferrari And Maserati
16th May, 2005
Fiat will change distributors for Ferrari and Maserati in Australia and New Zealand ..... more

Limited Edition Spyder to Star at Melbourne Motor Show
16th February, 2005
Maserati will present an exclusive, limited-edition Spyder at the Melbourne Motor Show early next month after celebrating the company's 90th Anniversary ..... more

Maserati Coupe and Spyder updates for 2005
27th January, 2005
There is a fresh face to a classic design, with the introduction of the 2005 Maserati Coupe and Spyder, at new 2005 prices ..... more

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Maserati Counts the Awards for 2004
30th December, 2004
The year 2004 has been special for Maserati, not only in terms of sales but also thanks to a plethora of awards by leading international car magazines ..... more

Record Sales For Maserati in Australia
6th December, 2004
Maserati monthly sales reached an all time high last month in Australia with 18 deliveries ..... more

Maserati Spyder
14th September, 2004
A limited edition Spyder is announced just as Maserati is about to celebrate its 90th anniversary. Next Car is the first Australian media outlet to publish an image of this model ..... more

Maserati GranSport to be Unveiled in Sydney
8th September, 2004
The latest addition to the Maserati range is the GranSport, a new model celebrating the concept of sportiness at the heart of all Maseratis ..... more

Sir Stirling Moss
19th August, 2004
Fifty years ago, Stirling Moss, driving a Maserati 250F, won the first ever Gold Cup event. What an amazing win! ...... more

Maserati MC12
9th August, 2004
Maserati has announced that an agreement has been reached with the F.I.A. for the homologation process of the MC12 ...... more

Maserati Quattroporte
2nd August, 2004
The Prime Minister of Italy takes delivery a new Maserati ...... more

Maserati Quattroporte
27th July, 2004
Italy’s President Carlo Azeglia Ciampi takes delivery of a Maserati Quattroporte ...... more

Maserati MC12
1st July, 2004
Maserati's new chief drives the new MC12 at it's European debut ...... more

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