New York, NY –This month Robb Report introduces its 25th annual “Best of the Best” 2013 Luxury Portfolio. The newest edition of the magazine is a culmination of a year’s search for the most extraordinary new products and services. The issue is published each June as Robb Report’s monthly magazine.
The “Best of the Best” coverage—featuring comprehensive reviews by Robb Report’s editorial staff and a team of seasoned contributing writers—spans 26 product- and service-related categories within six departments: Wheels, Style, Journeys, Leisure, Home, and Wings & Water. Each category’s selections are based on set guidelines, outlined in each section’s cover page. Winners are chosen exclusively by Robb Report editors.
This year’s winner for Best of the Best Sedan is the all new Maserati Quattroporte.
With an outstanding selection of digital enhancements, Robb Report’s 25th annual “Best of the Best” signature issue offers tablet users an interactive look at this year’s winners. The iPad app—available in the iTunes App Store and offered for free to print subscribers—delivers unique content, including more than 50 videos, as well as slideshows and interactive pictures.
The iPad app is accessible at Robb Report iTunes .
About the 2014 Maserati Quattroporte:
The 2014 Maserati Quattroporte is a significant leap forward that not only sets the high-technology tone for the Trident brand’s upcoming range of new-models, but also remains faithful to Maserati’s long history of luxury sports sedans. The powerful and proprietary Maserati engines and the large cabin are at the core of the Quattroporte’s design. Dominated by a long, powerful nose and a concave Trident grille a clear link is created to both current and historic Maseratis.
The newly-developed direct-injection engine family boasts a 523 hp 3.8-litre V8 and a 404 hp 3.0-litre V6, both of which are twin-turbocharged, designed by Maserati Powertrain and assembled by Ferrari at their plant in Maranello. All versions come equipped with the latest eight-speed automatic transmission developed with ZF. The V8 is the fastest, most powerful and efficient four-door Maserati has ever built, reaching 60 mph in 4.6 seconds and achieving a top speed of 191 mph.
The all-new architecture retains the Quattroporte’s exquisite handling with near 50:50 weight distribution, double-wishbone front suspension and a state-of-the-art five-link rear suspension. The V6 twin turbo Q4 All-Wheel Drive variant is capable of a top speed of 177mph. The “Q4” system is capable of redistributing the torque instantly from full rear wheel drive to a balanced near 50/50 distribution between front and rear wheels when more traction is needed. New standards of quality in design, development, fabrication and process controls are employed in the facility building the Quattroporte, while traditional hand-crafted design continues inside and out of the Quattroporte’s cabin. Interior luxury leaps forward technically, too, with features like a touch control screen, adjustable pedals, WLAN-based WiFi and an optional 15-speaker, 1280 Watt Bowers & Wilkins audio system.
In 1963, Maserati established the benchmark for the luxury sports sedan. The new Quattroporte continues to elevate the standard of high quality engineering, supercar performance all within the space, luxury and daily driving ability of a sedan.
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Maserati produces a full line of two and four door models legendary for their spacious handcrafted luxury, thoroughbred performance and everyday usability. In 2013 Maserati introduced the full size Quattroporte and the midsize Ghibli sport sedans. Both are available with All Wheel Drive, a race bred twin turbo 404 HP V6 and an adaptive 8 speed automatic transmission. The flagship Quattroporte GTS leads the charge with a 523 HP twin turbo V8. The two door GranTurismo line continues with several variants of coupes and convertibles which combine elegance comfort for four with a six speed automatic transmission to keep the legendary Maserati performance and exhaust note close at hand.
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