So, the Bentley Flying Spur has arrived – time to say goodbye to the Quattroporte. What do you need to know about the Maserati if you are in the market to buy?
Bad: The auto gearstick is too sensitive – the hair trigger action drops you into neutral when you want reverse; the infotainment system doesn’t have DAB and FM signal is only average; steering isn’t what it should be for a sporting saloon; emissions and depreciation are high.
Good: the Quattroporte looks sensational parked next to any German machine; even the diesel engine performs and sounds fantastic; there’s acres of space for people and luggage; and, of course, it’s a Maserati.
And if you need another reason to try a Quattroporte, watch yesterday’s video post from the Intouchables…