Monday, July 18, 2016

Maserati Alfieri

The Maserati Alfieri is a 2+2 grand tourer from the Italian car manufacturer Maserati. It was first shown as a concept car at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, and was scheduled for a 2016 release but this has now been delayed to 2018.

It is named after Alfieri Maserati (1887–1932), one of the five Maserati Brothers, and marks the 100 year anniversary of the car maker, which was established 1914 in Bologna.
The car is based on the chassis of the lighter Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale with a shorter wheelbase, locking transaxle and Ferrari-derived V8 4.7 liter engine making 460 hp.

The production version will receive three V6 engine choices, producing 410 bhp, 450 bhp, and 520 bhp. A 560 bhp V8 will appear in 2018. The 450-horsepower and 520-horsepower versions will only have an all-wheel drive system.
The production car to be built from a mix of steel and aluminum. The Alfieri will compete against the Jaguar F-type, the Mercedes-AMG GT, and the Porsche 911 with a starting price around $100,000.