Maserati has announced the launch of the face lifted Ghibli luxury-sedan in India with prices starting from Rs 1.15 crore. The 2021 Maserati Ghibli will come with multiple trim options and for the first time will also consist of a hybrid engine.
Look from a distance and there are no apparent design changes between the previous generation and the 2021 Ghibli apart from a restyled front grille, full-LED adaptive matrix headlights and the boomerang LED taillights which were inspiried form the Maserati 3200 GT.
The Ghibli is powered by a two engines, one is a 3.0-litre V6 which produces 430bhp and 580Nm of torque which propels the V6 in a claimed 0-100km/h of 4.9 seconds and has a top speed of 286km/h. The other engine on offer is a 3.8-litre V8 available only on the top ‘Trofeo’ variant, the V8 produces 580bhp and 730Nm of torque and accelerates at a claimed 0-100km/h of 4.3 seconds and goes all the way to 326km/h.
For the first time ever, the Maserati Ghibli is available with a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder petrol which produces 330bhp and 450Nm of torque and has a 0-100km/h time of 5.7 seconds and has a top speed of 255km/h. Maserati also claims the hybrid Ghibli is 20% more fuel efficient as compared to petrol powertrain.
It doesn’t come as a surprise that the Ghibli is feature laden for a car of its price point. Features like the 10.1-inch touch screen infotainment system, soft close doors, keyless entry, power opening trunk with a kick function are standard across the Ghibli line-up. Maserati has also introduced a ‘Maserati Connect program’ which will offer the owners with all features of the connected tech information on the vehicle’s health, alert with the service is due and imptove the customer care experience too via the mobile application.
With the launch of the Ghibli , Maserati have created a very unique segment in the luxury-sedan segment with the only other competitor being the newly launched BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe.
|Variant||Engine||Price (ex-showroom, India)|
|Base||Hybrid 2.0 L4||Rs. 11,540,175|
|GranLusso||Hybrid 2.0 L4||Rs. 14,242,054|
|GranSport||Hybrid 2.0 L4||Rs. 13,857,411|
|GranLusso||3.0-litre V6||Rs. 15,571,598|
|GranSport||3.0-litre V6||Rs. 15,186,144|
|TROFEO||3.8-litre V8||Rs. 19,317,324|