Three years after the production of the third generation Maserati Quattroporte ceased, the company got a new owner, so instead of De Tomaso, 1993. became part of the Fiat Group. . .
Quattroporte IV: 1994-2001
Marcello Gandini, famous for its design Lancije Stratos, Lamborghini Countach, Urraca, Espada, Miura Bugatti EB110 and, given the task of developing the fourth-generation model. This was his second encounter with the Quattroporte, because prior to that worked at the unfortunate second generation.
Quattroporte IV is based on 430, four-door coupé Biturbo. Under the hood it has a 2.8-liter V6 with two turbochargers and 280 horsepower, and there was a 2.0-liter version of the same engine, which is interestingly stronger and has 283 hp.
Top speed of both units was 255 km / h, and in 1996 it was joined by the 3.2-liter engine with two turbochargers, borrowed from Maserati Shamali, which made 330 hp and a top speed of 270 km/h.
In 1997 Fiat left control of Maserati and left it to Ferrari, under whose leadership half the (400 of 800) of parts was replaced and improved, and a year later found itself on the market in the Quattroporte Evoluzione version.
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