Specs & Sales Goals Released for the All New Maserati Ghibli

Maserati officially debuted the all new 2014 Maserati Ghibli at this year's Shanghai Auto Show. Int he US, Ghibli buyers will have two trim options to choose from:

The base option includes a 325 horsepower 3.0 liter V6 Ferrari engine with 368 lb-ft of torque hitting 60 mph in around 5.6 seconds. The second option, being called the "Ghibli S" also has a 3.0 liter V6 Ferrari engine, but the S will be beefed up to 404 horsepower with 405 lb-ft of torque which shaves 0.6 seconds off the base model's 0-60 time. Both models will have an 8 speed automatic transmission. European models will be built with diesel engines.

Maserati has stated a lofty goal of selling 50,000 Ghibli models per year. As stated in our previous blog post, Maserati hopes to compete with the Audi S7, BMW 5-Series, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Cadillac CTS and the like.

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