The full name is the Maserati Ghibli Ermenegildo Zegna, though we shall call her the Maserati Ghibli Zenga for short. Maserati has selected the 2014 Paris Auto Show to showcase the special edition model. While it may be quite a mouthful, this Maserati represents the special relations of the Italian powerhouses. A touch more diminutive than the Maserati Quattroporte, this elegant lady makes up for the size difference with opulence and prestige.
The Maserati Ghibli Zegna at a glance:
- This Maserati Ghibli is powered by a twin turbocharged V6 kicking out 410 horses.
- The special Q4 FWD system catapults her from 0-60 miles per hour in just 4.8 blistering seconds.
- Top speed is an estimated 175 miles per hour.
- Some say she is a 75% duplicate of the Maserati Quattroporte. I say, is that a bad thing?
I am reminded of the special edition Aston Martin One-77 car. Not in terms of appearance, but exclusivity. Just 77 units of the One-77 were produced, an act that made for greater urgency than the number 100.
The exterior of the Maserati Ghibli Zegna is an elegant two-tone approach of Assuro and Astro. The cabin is rich with Poltrona Frau leather and Zenga’s own micro-chevron silk Jersey. Further detailing presents itself with the black matte satin floor mats and billet aluminum doorsills. To make sure onlookers know it is special, a plate reading “Ermenegildo Zegna Edition” is prominently displayed on the external central pillar as well as the center console area. As is common with a special edition exotic, production will be limited. In this case, just 100 units of the Ermenegildo Zegna Edition will be crafted.