It was announced by Maserati GB and American Express that the latest Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion special series has already arrived. The Pininfarina designed luxury saloon, which was unwrapped at Forbes house in London's Belgravia with exclusive American Express black card holders, received a very warm welcome.
Yes, as it names indicates, Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion luxury saloon is a special edition of Maserati Quattroporte that is only available for holders of American Express' Centurion Card -- commonly known as the Black Card. This so-called Centurion Card or Black Card is an ultra-exclusive credit card that entitles cardholders to special benefits. One of these was a special admission to the unveiling of the new special-edition Maserati Quattroporte.
The Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion special series is solely a made to order model with a striking metallic Carbon Black finish, it comes with a luxurious Polar white Poltrona Frau leather interior finish with the Centurion brand logo embossed on the headrests, a custom numbered plate, titanium colored trim and 20 inch ball polished wheels.
As intended, Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion luxury saloon is derived from the latest development of Maerati's legendary flagship saloon, merging unique Italian styling with extraordinary performance and unparalleled driving dynamics.
The styling is enhanced by the radiator grill, a updated classic of Maserati design, followed by a range of improved technological elements, expressing their most attractive expression in the LED rear-light clusters.
The Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion is available in two trim levels, with the primary difference being their powerplants. The Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion 4.2 is powered by 4.2-liter V8 engine and while the Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion 4.7 is served by a 4.7-liter V8 unit like that found in the Quattroporte S and GranTurismo S.
Power under the hood of the Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion 4.2 is a dynamic 4.2 liter V8 unit that is tuned to deliver around 400 hp (298 kW) of max output, which propels the luxury saloon to a maximum speed of 167 mph. This engine also allows the Quattroporte for Centurion 4.2 to accelerate from nil to 62 mph in just 5.6 seconds. The ride is smooth and responsive thanks to a fully automatic ZF gearbox.
On the other hand, the Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion 4.7 is the highest combination of the luxury saloon with Maserati's famous sporting expertise. Powered by a 4.7 liter V8 with 430 hp of max ouptut, the Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion 4.7 saloon reaches a maximum speed of 174 mph and an acceleration rate of -- from zero to 62 mph -- in just 5.4 seconds.
Unrivalled driving experience is provided by dual-cast brake disks in combination of the car's almost perfect weight distribution. The Maserati 4.2 comes with a £88,315 price tag and for the 4.7 version the price tag is £94,185.