Maserati Ghibli starts at 64,980 Euros image

Ghibli, the little brother of Quattroporte will start at 64,980 Euro when will the market later in the summer.

Ghibli, the first diesel in Maserati’s history will get a 3.0 liter V6 turbocharged unit, co-developed with Paolo Martinelli, a former Ferrari chief motorist. The engine will produce 275 HP (202 kW) and 600 Nm of torque (443 lb-ft), enough for a 0 to 100 km/h sprint in 6.3 seconds, an average fuel consumption of 6.0L/100km (47 mpg UK / 39.2 mpg US) and 160 g/km of CO2 emissions.

If that’s not fast enough, the Ghibli S will be powered be an engine producing 404 horsepower and 405 pound-feet of torque. That helps lower the 0-62 mile per hour time to just 5.0 flat. The model is also getting a 3.0L V6 twin turbo gasoline engine, with 330 HP (243 kW) and 500 Nm of torque (369 lb-ft), which can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.6 seconds. Fuel consumption stands at 9.6L/100km (29.4 mpg UK / 24.5 mpg US).

Standard equipment includes premium leather interior bi-xenon headlights, 8-speed ZF automatic transmission, tire pressure monitoring system and a dual-zone automatic climate control.

By the end of 2015, Maserati plans to sell 50,000 vehicles worldwide. Last year, the luxury carmaker sold only 6,300 vehicles globally.