Maserati, the luxury automobile factory from Italy has used the name Ghibli for three of its vehicles, manufactured on three different occasions. The name was first assigned to a Grand Tourer, the AM115, which was introduced to the global market in 1966 and it survived up to 1973. Then, the Coupe, the AM336 was assigned with the name during its launch in 1992, but it survived only for five years and it was discontinued in 1997. The third vehicle to attain the name is an executive saloon, the M157, which was introduced to the worldwide market by the Italian automaker in 2013. The 2017 Maserati Ghibli is the redesigned version of this 2013 model Ghibli, which will be a luxury sedan with four doors.
2017 Maserati Ghibli Exterior
For the next year 2017, the new Maserati Ghibli 2017 will get only minor changes in its external styling, almost nonvisible. Similar to the earlier model, the new four-door model Ghibli will be offered with a daring front grille and curvy lines. Both the headlamps and the tail lamps will also be designed with the LED expertise to retain the same inspiring luxurious look. However, it will be slightly longer than the earlier model with the body length of 192 inches. Except this, the new model Ghibli comes with the same external features as those of the outgoing model. As for the wheels the standard is 19 and 20-inches alloy, but optionally you could get 20-inch Urano polished wheels(with red brake calipers) and many other choices.
Maserati Ghibli 2017 Interior
The interior design of the 2017 Ghibli will also be identical to that of the earlier model, but the automaker has taken much effort to improve the comfort and safety of the passengers. Similar to its predecessor, the new vehicle will also be offered with three leather colors, such as Black, Red, and Natural. Also, there are some standard features like heated seats and wheel(3-spoke leather wrapped), 12-way power front seats, 7-inches TFT screen between rev counter and speedometer, big high resolution 8.4″ multimedia infotainment screen…
The cabin is designed to accommodate five adults in a comfortable way and it comes with a roomy trunk, as well, to accommodate a pair of roll-on bags comfortably. The interior of the vehicle will be decorated with the mixture of Anthracite Ermenegildo Zegna Silk and Poltron Frau Leather to offer the cabin a more luxurious and contemporary look than that of the departing model. For audio system, credit goes to Bowers & Wilkins-1,280-watt and 15 speakers or Harman Kardon-10 high-powered speakers, however, it is optional equipment.
When comes to safety, the new Ghibli gets the state-of-the-art features that include a blind-spot examining system, which will be coupled with the radar sensors that are positioned on the bumpers at the back. It also comes equipped with Rear Cross lane system to warn the driver about the likely crash while moving the car in the reverse direction from the parking areas. As far as the safety of the passengers is concerned, the new Ghibli comes equipped with seven airbags, back view camera, third force load path, and Bluetooth connectivity for the convenience of the passengers.
2017 Maserati Ghibli Interior
The 2017 Maserati Ghibli will be offered with both petrol and diesel power units, according to the power requirements of buyers.
As a result, the gasoline unit that is going to power the new vehicle will be a twin-turbocharged V6 engine with the displacement of 3.0 liters. This powertrain will supply the new vehicle the power and torque of 404 HP and 406 pounds per foot respectively. Better acceleration is attained through this engine by reaching the velocity from 0-60 mph in less than 4.7 seconds.
When comes to diesel powertrain option, the new model Ghibli will be offered with a Turbo diesel engine with the displacement of 3.0 liters. It has the maximum power output of 345 HP. The engine accelerates the vehicle from 0-60 mph in 6.3 seconds.
Both engines will be paired with a quick shifting 8-speed ZF transmission system, for sure it will be the great help for top performance. The new Maserati sedan comes with the Q4 all-wheel drive system, together with the manual shift mode, as well. Similar to the earlier model, the 2017 model will be offered with three driving modes, such as Normal, Sport, and Economy.
Base price and the date of release
The release date of the 2017 Maserati Ghibli is expected to be the last quarter of 2016 and its starting price is estimated to be $72,000.