Maserati has recently released some new official images with its newest model up to date, the Ghibli, which is also the first car in the company’s history to get a diesel engine under its hood too.
The brand new Maserati Ghibli has been officially presented to the public back in April, during the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show, in China, and right after that it has been also taken to other automotive event, across the globe, including to the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed, where it made its dynamic debut. The new Maserati Ghibli is a rival for cars like the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, BMW 5-Series, Audi A6, Cadillac CTS and many more.
The Maserati Ghibli is also the automaker’s first model to receive a diesel engine, in the shape of a 3.0 liter turbocharged V6 unit, which is producing a total output of 275 HP (202 kW) and it has a peak torque of 600 Nm (443 lb-ft). The model can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 6.3 seconds. The average fuel consumption stands at 6.0 L / 100 km (47 mpg UK / 39.2 mpg US) and the CO2 emissions stop at 160 g/km. The Ghibli is also getting a 3.0L V6 twin-turbo gasoline with 330 HP (243 kW) and 550 Nm of torque (369 lb-ft), and a 410 HP (301 kW) and 550 Nm of torque (405 lb-ft) unit.