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Autocar pits the new Maserati Quattroporte against the Jaguar XJ

By SYF77 on 09 Jan 2013


The sixth generation Quattroporte has yet to make its world premiere but it already have to start fending off rivals. Recently, Autocar UK pits the latest luxury saloon from Italy against the Jaguar XJ, thanks to Maserati which allowed the motoring press to review their newest model.

The all new Maserati Quattroporte will be making its global debut at the upcoming 2013 Detroit Motor Show.

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In this group test, the Quattroporte is powered by the top-of-the-range 3.8-litre V8 twin-turbocharged with 523bhp. Its opponent's specifications are no less impressive. The XJ is equipped with a 503bhp 5.0-litre supercharged V8 motor. It is ranked 'Best in Class' by Autocar UK. This review is set to be a clash of the titans.

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Can the new comer overcome the formidable super cat? Read on to find out.

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Written by SYF77
I have been a car fanatic since 1989, when my father was changing our family car then to a Toyota Corolla 1.6 GL fitted with a Twin Cam 16 valve engine that was carburetor-fed, a big deal back in those days. The automobile technology and industry fascinates me and I hope to broadcast these interesting developments to everyone out there through this blog.

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Viceroymenthol Jan 09 2013 12:44 PM
Errrr bro.... I wanted to "read on to find out" but there was nothing for me to click or read....
SYF77 Jan 09 2013 12:57 PM
Oppos. Sorry, I meant to say click on the video to find out more.
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