The lately launched Maserati Ghibli is pointed out to open up a new phase in larger premium designs for both Maserati and Alfa Romeo.
The most recent rumors recommend that Alfa Romeo might additionally reveal a fledgling luxury sedan based on the same platform as the brand-new Ghibli. The model might be named “6C” and while the Maserati design is much more luxury-focused, the Alfa Romeo one will be a little sportier.
The fledgling 6C is claimed to come 2 physique versions: a four-door sedan and a two-door coupe. The car variation will certainly arrive in 2015 as a 2016MY and Alfa Romeo intends to sell a total of 40,000 air conditioners a year.
Under the hood, the upcoming 6C will certainly more than likely retain the exact same engines established together with Ferrari, which includes: a budding twin-turbo V-6 and a 3.0-liter V-6 turbo-diesel. Nonetheless, unlike the Ghibli, the brand-new 6C will not be offered with a ZF eight-speed transmission. Instead, Alfa Romeo will certainly obtain the same ingenious dual-transmission all-wheel-drive system we have seen in the Ferrari FF.
Concerning Maserati Ghibli
The Maserati Ghibli was unveiled earlier this month at the 2013 Shanghai Car Program, as a smaller choice to the Quattroporte. The model is offered with a turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 engines and a 3.0-liter V-6 turbo-diesel.
The gasoline-powered V-6 is supplied in 2 electric levels: 330 horsepower in the base design and 410 horsepower in the Ghibli S. This latter will certainly be the fastest of the bunch with its 5-second 0-to-60 time and 177 mph full blast.
The diesel variation provides a total of 275 horsepower and supplies a gas consumption of 47 mpg.
The design is rumored to be valued at concerning $70k.