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There are some massive modifications occurring at Maserati. The storied Italian automaker immediately confirmed to Car and Driver that manufacturing of the Ghibli and Quattroporte will conclude at the finish of this yr.

Making Funeral Arrangements

Those two are presently the solely sedans that Maserati sells, and they go away behind the recently redesigned GranTurismo sports car, the newly introduced Grecale compact SUV, and the Levante mid-size SUV—the latter of which could not be lengthy for this world both.

While Maserati has but to formally announce plans to discontinue the Levante, we imagine it’s going to exit the lineup following the 2024 mannequin yr. The firm has already confirmed that can be the ultimate model accessible with a V-8, as the engine’s manufacturing will stop by the finish of 2023. However, it is going to proceed to be supplied on ’24 variations of the Ghibli 335 Ultima and the Levante V8 Ultima. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a V-8–powered Quattroporte Ultima mannequin.

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We now additionally know that the Ferrari-built V-6 will meet the identical destiny as the V-8, as Maserati has confirmed that it will disappear together with the Ghibli and Quattroporte. While the six-cylinder will soldier on and proceed to be in-built 2024 for the Levante GT and Modena, the firm advised Car and Driver it is going to replace us concerning the finish of manufacturing of the SUV when these particulars are official, additional fueling our hypothesis that the Levante is approaching the finish of its life.

Future Quattroporte?

Despite immediately’s information, the Maserati Quattroporte won’t be gone for lengthy. That’s as a result of we imagine a subsequent era of the luxurious sedan is on the approach, as first reported by

Autocar. The new QP is anticipated to function Maserati’s sole sedan providing, and it may arrive in the U.S. for the 2025 mannequin yr. It’ll probably be a stretched model of the GranTurismo, which implies it ought to provide a twin-turbo V-6 in addition to an 800-plus-hp electrical powertrain. Obviously, do not count on a V-8 model.

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Eric Stafford’s vehicle dependancy started earlier than he may stroll, and it has fueled his ardour to write down information, opinions, and extra for Car and Driver since 2016. His aspiration rising up was to turn out to be a millionaire with a Jay Leno–like automotive assortment. Apparently, getting wealthy is tougher than social-media influencers make it appear, so he averted monetary success fully to turn out to be an automotive journalist and drive new automobiles for a dwelling. After incomes a journalism diploma at Central Michigan University and working at a each day newspaper, the years of principally burning cash on failed challenge automobiles and lemon-flavored jalopies lastly paid off when Car and Driver employed him. His storage presently features a 2010 Acura RDX, a guide ’97 Chevy Camaro Z/28, and a ’90 Honda CRX Si.

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