Maserati launches an upgraded MC Sport Line variant of its Quattroporte sports saloon
25 October 2010

Maserati has revealed this upgraded MC Sport Line version of its Quattroporte.

Based on the GT S model, MC Sport Line Quattroporte models gain extras developed by the firm’s Maserati Corse factory-owned racing department.

See the official pics of the Maserati Quattroporte MC Sport Line

Most of the tweaks are made inside, where carbonfibre replaces the standard wood trim on the dashboard, front and rear centre consoles, sections of the door panels and the gear knob and switchgear sounds.

There is also carbonfibre added to surround the instrument panels and on the gearshift paddles. Other additions include door sills equipped with MC Sport Line-badged carbonfibre panels and an MC logo for the aluminium brake pedal.

Power doesn’t increase above the 433bhp produced by the standard car’s 4.7-litre V8, nor are there any major exterior changes. Maserati recently applied its MC badge to the lightweight MC Stadale variant of the Granturismo, revealed at last month's Paris motor show.Read more on the Maserati Granturismo MC Stradale, including Paris show pics

See all the latest Maserati Quattroporte reviews, news and video

Our Verdict

Maserati Quattroporte 2004-2013

The Maserati Quattroporte has character, balance and a wonderful engine, but its ride and gearbox mean it’s ultimately flawed.

Join the debate

Comments
6

25 October 2010

carbon insert news

25 October 2010

I love Maserati's but isn't this the Maserati version of a Capri Laser? Is this really what Maserati should be about

25 October 2010

how does a different trim option make it hotter

25 October 2010

A different trim makes the car hotter by reducing weight, in this case by at least half a pound!!


Must remember not to carry the extra mars bar with me when I drive it, or it will negate the very hard work done by the engineers!!

To live is to drive

25 October 2010

[quote Autocar]Other additions include... MC logo for the aluminium brake pedal.[/quote]

Call me fussy but if I were to spend £100k on a car, I'd prefer it to look more Harrods than Halfords inside.

4 April 2014
No doubts that working from an Audi A8 base makes for a winner.

________________________

ts converter

Add your comment

Log in or register to post comments

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week

  • Lexus LC500
    Car review
    20 October 2017
    Futuristic Lexus LC coupé mixes the latest technology with an old-school atmospheric V8
  • Maserati Levante S GranSport
    First Drive
    20 October 2017
    Get ready to trade in your diesels: Maserati’s luxury SUV finally gets the engine it’s always needed
  • Jaguar XF Sportbrake TDV6
    First Drive
    19 October 2017
    The handsome Jaguar XF Sportbrake exhibits all the hallmarks that makes the saloon great, and with the silky smooth diesel V6 makes it a compelling choice
  • Volkswagen T-Roc TDI
    First Drive
    19 October 2017
    Volkswagen's new compact crossover has the looks, the engineering and the build quality to be a resounding success, but not with this diesel engine
  • BMW M550i
    First Drive
    19 October 2017
    The all-paw M550i is a fast, effortless mile-muncher, but there's a reason why it won't be sold in the UK