Maserati Quattroporte Centurion Edition unveiled

Article by Christian A., on March 8, 2009

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.

Press Release

Maserati Quattroporte Centurion Edition

Maserati GB and American Express Centurion are delighted to announce the arrival of the new Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion special series. Officially unveiled at Forbes House, in London’s Belgravia in front of an exclusive audience of American Express black card holders, the Pininfarina designed luxury saloon was received with great enthusiasm.

The Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion special series is exclusively built to order: finished in stunning metallic Nero Carbonio (carbon black), it features a sumptuous Bianco Polare (polar white) Poltrona Frau leather interior with embossed Centurion logo on the headrests, a bespoke numbered plaque, titanium coloured trim and 20” ball polished rims.

The Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion special series is based on the latest evolution of Maserati’s iconic flagship saloon, combining distinctive Italian styling with prodigious performance and peerless driving dynamics. The styling is characterised by the radiator grille, a ‘modern’ classic of Maserati design, accompanied by a range of enhanced technological features, with their most eye-catching expression in the LED rear-light clusters.

The Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion 4.2 is powered by an impressive 400 hp 4.2 liter V8 engine, powering the car to a top speed of 167 mph and allowing it to sprint from 0 to 62 mph in just 5.6 seconds. The fully automatic ZF gearbox ensures a smooth and responsive ride in all conditions.

The Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion 4.7 represents the ultimate fusion of the luxury saloon with Maserati’s renowned sporting prowess. With a 4.7 liter, 430 hp engine under the bonnet, the Maserati Quattroporte Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion 4.7 is propelled to an eye watering top speed of 174 mph with a blistering 0 to 62 mph time of just 5.4 seconds. The dual-cast brake discs, combined with the car’s near perfect weight distribution ensure that the Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion 4.7 offers an unparalleled driving experience.

Prices will start from £88,315 for the Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion 4.2 and £94,185 for the Maserati Quattroporte for Centurion 4.7.

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