Maserati Hints at Future with 2+2 Alfieri Concept TheDetroitBureau com

6 Апр 2014 | Author: | Комментарии к записи Maserati Hints at Future with 2+2 Alfieri Concept TheDetroitBureau com отключены
Jaguar F-Type-fighter

Maserati Hints at Future 2+2 Alfieri Concept

Ready to on the Jaguar F-Type?

Maserati isn t ready to commit to building the 2+2, but we ll work our asses off to get it says its CEO.

Work way through the endless news that marked the opening day of the Motor Show and you likely some of the same breathless used over and over “revolutionary” being one of the most Surprisingly, it wasn’t part of the at a stand where it likely applied.

Even among the journalists packing Geneva’s conference center there was a gasp when Maserati out its new Alfieri concept vehicle. The yet subtle sculpting of the 2+2 hatchback is, for observers, one of the highlights of a strong

Your Global Auto

There had been rumors for days that the Italian might reveal a car that had to be described as a “Jaguar F-Type-fighter.” Maserati officials contend the two in somewhat different market a production version of the Alfieri come as close as anything on the to matching the sinfully sensuous of the soon-to-launch Jaguar F-Type

Speculation is that Maserati s concept is be the maker s answer to the F-Type.

And so, even with a number of details left to be – indeed, many basic are yet to be resolved by Maserati – one of the most heard questions as the first media preview wound on Will they build it?

within 24 months,” a clearly Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne told

Perhaps fitting for a carmaker celebrating its 100 th anniversary, the Maserati has deep ties to the company’s the concept’s very name the founder of the Italian brand. are plenty of small but significant cues to the design itself, notably to the A6 GTS of 1954, suggested Ramaciotti, FCA’s global chief pointed out.

But is no retro automobile. It is the epitome of the Maserati brand has been from with new models the Ghibli and second-generation Quattroporte – and it hopes to go in the future.

It’s to note the sports car won’t the bigger Gran Turismo – is set to get a redesign in the very near This is a short wheelbase 2+2 with wide shoulders and a planted appearance. The impact of the tunnel is obvious, starting the updated grille, with its trident logo and new fins.

The sculpting is striking yet unlike aggressively over-the-top designs been seeing lately, is the key. A distinctive detail is the kickdown in the shoulder line of the windows. There are a series of lines that reflect the Maserati color appearing in places as the trumpet exhaust and even in the spoke-like wheels.

are scarce for the Alfieri, but one of the expectations is a chassis for the 2+2 coupe.

Expect a chassis” promised Harald the Maserati CEO, which hint of aluminum or something more exotic.

As to powertrain? A source, asking not to be identified, that the Alfieri Concept equipped with a new V-8 developed ally Ferrari that be perhaps the most powerful now in the Maserati line-up.

Jaguar F-Type-fighter

For his part, Wester told that the maker is studying to go with “a V-6 only or a V-6 and V-8.” And it is at options that include rear and all-wheel-drive. A convertible also be developed to complement the Concept coupe.

Those are some of many unanswered though several Maserati confirmed that the underlying is largely ready to go. But there are plenty of questions left to be The sexy beast still has to both street and track and, Wester stressed, his has yet to lock down a profitable plan – something Marchionne is to go over with an electron

(Small is Big as Jeep Unveils New For more, Click Here .)

The is that global sales of cars in this segment are Wester lamented, perhaps a of 60,000 annually worldwide, by the broadest definition taking in from the Chevrolet Corvette to the 911, as well as the Jaguar Coupe and Convertible siblings.

( Click Here  to find out Jaguar s plans for new XE compact

Price? Almost certainly to six figures, perhaps $110,000 or more for a “base” model.

In words, an awful lot to think and a lot of things that might plans for a less stunning

(To see Infiniti muscling up with Q50 Eau Concept, Click Here .)

about Marchionne’s proposed Wester laughed, suggesting his “usually doesn’t give us much time.” There’s a lot of left to be done before the chief is ready to put out his own schedule for a Alfieri, but he quickly adds “We will work our asses off to get it

This entry was posted on March 4th, 2014 at and is under Automobiles. You can follow any to this entry through the RSS 2.0 You can leave a response. or trackback your own site.

Jaguar F-Type-fighter
Jaguar F-Type-fighter
Jaguar F-Type-fighter
Jaguar F-Type-fighter
Jaguar F-Type-fighter
Jaguar F-Type-fighter
Jaguar F-Type-fighter
Jaguar F-Type-fighter
Jaguar F-Type-fighter


Other articles of the category "Jaguar":

Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts


About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.

Catalog ALL Electric Cars and hybrid/ News and Information about Electric Car and Electric Vehicle Technologies, batteries for vehicle catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about Electric and Hybrid cars - Green energy