Performance, elegance, sportiness, and style are a few words that can describe the vehicles that the Maserati brand makes. With a history of distinction, defiance, and determination, since 1914, four brothers took on a journey to build a business that would transform into an empire. Carlo Ernesto, Bindo, Ettore, and Alfieri started at a small repair shop in Bologna Italy. Over the years, Maserati is synonymous with luxury, sophistication, and style designing some top of the range automobiles. They also do not come cheap as you will need a tidy sum to get your hands on the models. Once in a while, the company treats the market with limited edition models. Buying such cars means that it would be difficult to spot another driver with the exact model because the company only releases a specified number.
Here are our picks for the top five limited edition models from Maserati.
Maserati Ghibli Nerissimo
The pitch black Maserati Ghibli Nerissimo is limited to only 450 units that are available in Canada and United States. It comes with door handles, 20-inch wheels, exterior trim and grille presented in light-absorbing color. The brake calipers, however, are painted red. Other features the model boasts of include:
- Shift paddles
- Sports steering wheel
- Blind spot monitor
- 12-way power front seats
- Remote starting system
- Rear and front parking sensors
- Upgraded Kardon/Harman audio system on the S models
It is not only the exterior which is a shrine to a black color but the interior as well. Nerissimo has black leather that covers armrests, dashboard, and the heavily bolstered seats. Red stitching, however, helps to get rid of the color monotony. Center console plaque is present in all the units. Interested buyers should be ready to spend at least $78,500 and $ 87, 750.
Maserati tailor made the Grand Turmiso special edition for the vehicle connoisseurs. It is an automobile that delivers a head-turning sleek style, luxurious interior, and heart-pounding performance. The brand manufactured this as part of its 60th-anniversary celebrations.
Drivers will have the golden opportunity to discover 4.7 L V-8 engine and 454 horsepower that works hand in handy with six-speed automatic transmission and a total of five drive modes. The edition will be available in three exclusive exterior colors i.e.
- i) Bianco Birdcage
- ii) Rosso Italiano
iii) Grigio Lava
20-inch alloy wheels, outer carbon fiber, and a unique edition logo amplify the striking exterior style. Most agree that it is an authentic automotive masterpiece and it is also a dream car for many speed and luxury enthusiasts.
The GranCabrio is the perfect vehicle for individuals who want to enjoy a driving experience that is just out of this world. It is a one of a kind convertible. Seductive Italian luxurious comfort and elegance enhance its ultimate look and feel. The vehicle offers owners a wealth of new design features. These include:
- Front bumper and splitter that match the purposeful front
- Prominent new grille that bears iconic Maserati Trident
- A rooftop that gives an impression of athletic fluidity with rounded rear wings to enhance the look.
In regards to airplay, the model has an exhaust that is centrally positioned to promote better airflow at the rear of this magical car. 20 inch MC Design wheels contribute significantly to its robust appearance.
MSP (Maserati Stability Program) elevates the model’s safety technology to greater heights. It utilizes multiple sensors to monitor driving status continually. It also deploys a host of performance and safety systems that help drivers maintain grip and handling.
Maserati Quattroporte Sedan
The six generation limited edition sedan comes in an exclusively made platinum silk finish. Extra-fine aluminum pigments that create the Quattroporte’s sheen that compliments its blend of mocha-grey tones and the cabin’s smooth textures.
Woollen herringbone fabrics, specially milled silk fibers and high-performance leather make the interior seats, sun shades, and roof lining allowing drivers and passengers as well to experience the high levels of comfort that the brand is well known for. The model has a price tag of $185, 000 and the production team only made a hundred cars.
Powered by V8 twin-turbo engines the Quattroporte develops 523 HP implying that the vehicle only uses 4.6 seconds to accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour. Buying the car rewards one with an exclusive owner’s collection kit. It features exceptional 3.5 meter cut of Zegna silk that the driver can tailor make to suit his/her needs and an assortment of leather accessories.
Maserati MC12 Corsa
You will need to invest $ 2.8 million to pack this baby in your garage. The company has only made 12 of these gorgeous race cars. It may be hard to believe, but the rare model race car is a low-mileage specimen. The fact that it has already won a couple of races since its debut makes it a highly sought-after vehicle for speed-lovers.
The MC12 Corsa features black interior and a blue victory exterior. Significant Maserati decals, air vents on front fenders and rear wing characterize these. A V-12 6.0-liter engine married to a semi-automatic gearbox powers the models. The car produces astonishing 745 horsepower reason it is not street legal because the only place where you can use such force is on track.