1998→2001 Maserati Quattroporte VI 3.2i V8 Evoluzione

1998→2001 Maserati Quattroporte VI 3.2i V8 Evoluzione

1998→2001 Maserati Quattroporte VI 3.2i V8 Evoluzione

For many years, Maserati was the only Italian manufacturer to produce a flagship four-door saloon. Spacious, refined, elegant and very comfortable, the Quattroporte – in its various guises – was a luxury saloon with thinly veiled sporting pretensions.

In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
type Series Production Car
production years 1998 – 2001
built at Modena, Italy
body stylist Marcello Gandini
production 340
engine 90° V8
position Front, Longitudinal
aspiration Twin IHI Turbocharger
ignition Electronic Ignition
valvetrain DOHC 4 Valves / Cyl
fuel feed Weber-Marelli multipoint Electronic Injection
displacement 3217 cc / 196.3 in³
bore 80 mm / 3.15 in
stroke 80 mm / 3.15 in
compression 7.3:1
power 249.8 kw / 335.0 bhp @ 6400 rpm
specific output 104.13 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 203.4 bhp per tonne
torque 450.13 nm / 332.0 ft lbs @ 4400 rpm
body / frame Unitary Steel Monocoque w/Front Steel Subframe
driven wheels RWD
front tires 225/45ZR17
rear tires 245/40ZR17
front brakes Ventilated Discs w/ABS
rear brakes Ventilated Discs w/ABS
front wheels F 43.2 x 20.3 cm / 17.0 x 8.0 in
rear wheels R 43.2 x 22.9 cm / 17.0 x 9.0 in
steering Rack & Pinion w/Asssist
f suspension Double Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Telescopic Dampers
r suspension Semi Trailing Arms w/Coil Springs, Telescopic Dampers, Anti-Roll Bar
curb weight 1647 kg / 3631 lbs
wheelbase 2650 mm / 104.3 in
front track 1522 mm / 59.9 in
rear track 1502 mm / 59.1 in
length 4550 mm / 179.1 in
width 1810 mm / 71.3 in
height 1380 mm / 54.3 in
transmission 6-Speed Manual
top speed ~259.1 kph / 161.0 mph
0 – 60 mph ~5.8 seconds
fuel capacity 100 litres or 26.40 gal.