Maserati Quattroporte V (2003-12)_ Engine 4244cc V8
Registration Number T 5 CFO (peronalised number first issued for Herefordshire)
The 5th generation Quattroporte was unveiled at the 2003 Frankfurt Motorshow with exterior and interior designed by Pininfarina. Built on an entirely new platform, it was 50 cm (19.7 in) longer than its predecessor and with a 40cm (15.7 ins) longer wheelbase than its immeadiate predecessor Initially it was powered by an evolution of the naturally aspirated dry sump 4.2-litre V8 engine, mounted on the Maserati Coupé, with an improved output of 400 PS
The Maserati Quattroporte was initially offered in only one configuration, equipped with the DuoSelect transmission. The base Quattroporte DuoSelect was recognizable by its chromed grille with horizontal slats; adaptive Skyhook suspension and 330 mm brake disks with four piston callipers all-around were standard. and available in fifteen different colours.
The model was updated and first shown at the 2008 Geneva Motorshow Overseen by Pininfarina, the facelift brought redesigned bumpers, side sills and side mirrors, a convex front grille with vertical bars instead of horizontal, new headlights and tail lights with directional bi-xenon main beams and LED turn signals. Inside there was a new navigation and entertainment system. All Quattroporte models now used the ZF automatic transmission, the DuoSelect being discontinued.
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