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Maserati Updates the Quattroporte for 2017, See if You Can Spot the Changes!

Posted: June 13, 2016 - 2:04PM
Author: Will Maley
Despite being on sale for only three years, the Maserati Quattroporte was falling behind the competition at a rapid rate. Maserati has decided to fix this with a refresh for the 2017 model year.


Um, this looks like the current Quattroporte.

Yeah, most of the changes deal with the interior and trims on offer for the Quattroporte. There are changes to the exterior, but you'll need to look at the Quattroporte closely to notice them. There are new bumpers, a more imposing grille, new side skirts finished in matte black, and slightly restyled side mirror caps.

What about the changes to the interior?

There is where some of the big changes begin. There is a new 8.4-inch screen with an updated version of the UConnect system. There is also Apple Carplay and Android Auto compatibility. The center console has been redesigned to allow for a new rotary control for the infotainment system.

You mentioned something about trims..

Maserati will be offering two new trims for the Quattroporte, GranLusso and GranSport. The two trims offer their own distinct changes for the exterior and interior. GranLusso focuses on luxury with Zegna silk on the seats and dash; Radica wood trim, and twenty-inch wheels. GranSport as the name suggests deals with sport. Standard equipment includes 21-inch wheels, rear spoiler finished in piano black, sport seats, and a sport steering wheel.

The Quattroporte V6 will have either trim as an option, while the top of the line Quattroporte GTS gets either trim as standard.

Any other changes?

The powertrain lineup remains unchanged.

  • 3.0L Turbodiesel V6: 275 Horsepower (Not sold in the U.S.)
  • 3.0L Twin-Turbo V6: 410 Horsepower
  • 3.8L Twin-Turbo V8: 530 Horsepower

But Maserati has improved the Quattroporte's safety with an optional driver assistance package. This includes adaptive cruise control with stop & go, automated emergency braking, lane departure warning, and forward collision warning with advanced brake assist.

The 2017 Quattroporte is now available for ordering in Europe. No timeframe has been given as to when the U.S. will get it.

Pic Credit: Maserati