Maserati’s plans for the next generation of the Quattroporte begin to unveil themselves as spy photographers catch the Italians creeping out on the public roads.
The heavy cover of camouflage has certainly kept plenty of those juicy details on the styling hidden away from our view but that’s not going to stop us.
Obviously, there are plenty of other interesting bits about the Trident’s upcoming super sports sedan but there’s a couple of things we care about in particular.
First of all, it must not be very good. Having a few flaws, annoyances or even dangerous bits will always be a part of the Maserati sedan’s appeal.
I’m fairly confident that the Italians, or the Americans at Chrysler, will find some way to take care of that by not caring or cutting some costs.
The second part of the appeal would be in the engine. Alongside its performance delivery, a Maserati should also be properly loud.
This is where the first of our worries appear as there’s a lot of talk about Ferrari working on supercharged or turbocharged engine for this car.
If that’s the case and the 2014 Maserati Quattroporte ends up sounding like this Ferrari California, it would be a sad day in petrolhead heaven.
Until that gets cleared up we hope to see more of the 2014 Maserati Quattroporte sedan, particularly its design features.
So far, the only thing we can clear up about the look of the new car is that it will certainly not be a hunchback like a few rumors used to claim recently.