RE: 2021 Maserati Quattroporte Trofeo | PH Review

RE: 2021 Maserati Quattroporte Trofeo | PH Review

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jayemm89

2,985 posts

95 months

Thursday 29th April
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Tim bo said:
30cm longer than an M5?

Well fk me sideways that is one enormous car.
With the latest generation of QP/Ghibli the Ghibli almost took the role of the old QP, trying to place itself as a 3/5 series rival all at once - and the Quattroporte moved up a size to become the S-Class/7 rival. In truth even the old one was oddly sized - bit bigger than a 5, not as big as a 7.

Water Fairy

3,613 posts

120 months

Thursday 29th April
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The rear end styling isn't in keeping with the rest of the car. Very Audiesque.

preciousmetal

3,353 posts

141 months

Thursday 29th April
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£125k and £1250 for rear privacy glass and £250 for Heated SW - Really !!
Will be £40k in 3 yrs time

ZX10R NIN

21,122 posts

90 months

Thursday 29th April
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When they drop this in the Ghibli then they'll be onto a winner this gen of Quattroporte has got better looking as they've updated it but the smaller one is the looker IMO.

big_rob_sydney

2,738 posts

159 months

Thursday 29th April
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Turini said:
Davey S2 said:
Other than depreciation very little. They're well built cars these days.
Agreed, we’d had less trouble with the ones we’ve owned than with the Mercedes we also have (all new not secondhand) each of which have had multiple issues dealers are not capable of resolving without multiple trips back and forth
The idea of spending £100k or thereabouts on a car, only to have it leave you stranded frequently, would immediately rule out the entire brand for me.

Manic Street Sleeper

120 posts

6 months

Thursday 29th April
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They've already dropped it in the Ghibli smile


https://www.maserati.com/gb/en/models/ghibli/trofe...

ZX10R NIN

21,122 posts

90 months

Thursday 29th April
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big_rob_sydney said:
The idea of spending £100k or thereabouts on a car, only to have it leave you stranded frequently, would immediately rule out the entire brand for me.
Leave you stranded? Frequently? It never happened during my ownership & I've supplied a fair number of Maserati's & they seem to be pretty reliable.


BlackandWhite

117 posts

159 months

Thursday 29th April
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Manic Street Sleeper said:
They've already dropped it in the Ghibli smile


https://www.maserati.com/gb/en/models/ghibli/trofe...
Oh man you have tickled some sleeping genes. Brilliant find. Short, sweet and awesome.

ZX10R NIN

21,122 posts

90 months

Thursday 29th April
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Manic Street Sleeper said:
They've already dropped it in the Ghibli smile


https://www.maserati.com/gb/en/models/ghibli/trofe...
Now your talking.

chelme

1,188 posts

135 months

Thursday 29th April
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Futse said:
cayman-black said:
Davy Jones said:
Have this over an M5 any day.
The thing is an M5 might be possible at half the price of this.
Really? An M5 starts at 62.500? Wow...
This is the size of a 7 series. Something close to an M5 would be the Ghibli

AlfaManc

85 posts

136 months

Thursday 29th April
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jayemm89 said:
With the latest generation of QP/Ghibli the Ghibli almost took the role of the old QP, trying to place itself as a 3/5 series rival all at once - and the Quattroporte moved up a size to become the S-Class/7 rival. In truth even the old one was oddly sized - bit bigger than a 5, not as big as a 7.
The Ghibli is an odd size too. It's more a direct 5 Series rival but is decidedly bigger all round. There is no more interior space and it is also less navigable than my current 5. There is a limit to how big you need to make cars in any segment.

Schermerhorn

4,005 posts

154 months

Thursday 29th April
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Nice looking car but that centre console and screen integration looks like a proper bodge job.

smilo996

1,666 posts

135 months

Thursday 29th April
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Any one of that gen of Mazerati drives past, childlike grins and c'mon, automatic reaction.
Just not a logical choice but tat is the point.

Hairymonster

823 posts

70 months

Thursday 29th April
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Gorgeous cars - these have soul. The Granturismo is more than 10 years old, but just look at the thing - it's sex on wheels!

I remember seeing an article about the fastest depreciating cars available, and the QP was in there, losing something like 70% in 3 years. I'd still have one!


oedipus

124 posts

31 months

Thursday 29th April
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Please stop with any more variants of ‘last hurrah’, ‘end of an era’ etc. This trope has been flogged to death, gets appended to any chancer punting a oversize combustion engine as if we are still at the apex of the petrol engine. T50 aside, the field is moribund and seems close to a journalistic collusion with manufacturers to fund belated transitions to better drivetrains.

DeltaEvo2

738 posts

157 months

Thursday 29th April
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Love Maserati but isn't the Giulia QV faster? Still a lovely thing and that badge!

ITP

1,418 posts

162 months

Thursday 29th April
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Maseratis aren’t about top trumps speed and acceleration figures, or the latest tech, never have been.
They are plenty fast enough as a road car however, even if the numbers don’t look as good as an M5 or an E63. It’s pretty irrelevant really.

They are better at feelgood factor, style and noise. I would prefer it if these trofeo’s had more exterior and interior colour options though. Missed a trick there.
Depends where your priorities lie.

aaron_2000

4,497 posts

48 months

Friday 30th April
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Makes this look a real bargain at £30k

https://www.autotrader.co.uk/car-details/202102239...

recaroroadster_oli

136 posts

19 months

Friday 30th April
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It sounds great on paper. That is until actually you actually look at the paper and see the design, it manages to be both ugly and bland at the same time. Part of me thinks Maserati actually know this and tried to liven it up by buying some air vent trims on ebay, spraying them red and then slapping some truly awful wheels on it. No, just no.

robsco

7,111 posts

141 months

Friday 30th April
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There’s just something not right about this iteration of QP. I’m slightly biased as I have the previous shape, but the fifth generation QP is the absolute epitome of class and elegance. This looks the total opposite with the tacky red addenda, that interior looks like it could be lifted straight from any number of bog standard 4 door saloons, and the exterior styling is bland. I’m sure that engine is an absolute monster, but to me the car misses the mark.

I’ll keep my old one, anyday.