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2014 Maserati Ghibli Ermenegildo Zegna Edition Concept news, pictures, specifications, and information

World debut for the Ghibli Ermenegildo Zegna Edition Concept at Paris Motor Show

A show-stealer on the Maserati stand, the Ghibli Ermenegildo Zegna Edition is the natural evolution of an all-Italian partnership between the Trident emblem manufacturer and the Trivero-based Maison.

In the Centennial year for the brand, and after the success of the Quattroporte Zegna Limited Edition, released in only 100 units, Maserati and Ermenegildo Zegna chose Ghibli as the natural evolution of their partnership, presenting an absolutely unique concept car.

Maserati Ghibli S Q4, designed in collaboration wîth Ermenegildo Zegna, offers a new, exclusive product style interpretation; wîth its dynamic, contemporary look, it targets a luxury bracket of precious detail lovers and has been created wîth a renewed product range in mind for the future. The bodywork has a tri-coated paint finish in a new colour shade and the 20' wheels also come in a specially developed colour; the interior has been designed as the ultimate expression of style and exclusivity, wîth a contrasting colour scheme created by combining the finest leather and valuable Zegna yarns.

A substantial representation of the Maserati model range will also be on display at the stand, including the Quattroporte GTS, characterised by a new exterior and MY15 richer selection of standard equipment, and also available in a Diesel version. Two more Ghiblis will be present in their S Q4 and Diesel versions, alongside the Centennial Editions of the GranTurismo MC Stradale and GranCabrio MC.

If the traditional sports nature of Maserati is embodied by the GranTurismo and GranCabrio Centennial Editions, the future is unquestionably represented by the Maserati Alfieri Concept, recent winner of the 'Design Award for Concept Cars & Prototypes' during the Villa d'Este Concours d'Elegance last May. Created for this year's Maserati Centennial, Alfieri explores the stylistic heritage of the brand and anticipates its future design trends.

GHIBLI ERMENEGILDO ZEGNA EDITION


The Maserati Ghibli S Q4 by Ermenegildo Zegna Concept, to be presented at the Paris Motor Show as a world preview, stands out from the rest of the current Ghibli range thanks to its special colour finishes, materials and trims; it is a tribute to the harmony of opposites, a stylistic synthesis between sophisticated design and technological dynamism.

Intended to be a first milestone towards the manufacturer's renewed, future product line-up, this special trim developed for the concept car enhances its character and aesthetic value, making it even more exclusive thanks to the materials designed in collaboration wîth Ermenegildo Zegna and adapted to the car's interior to create the ultimate contemporary look.

The exterior is characterised by a new, exclusive Azzurro Astro colour; the production technology is based on a triple layer of pigment, adding to the depth, shine and iridescence of the finish, enhanced by changing shades of blue at the brightest points, and toned down to ash grey in the darker areas. The aluminium pigments used for this special colour magnify the design lines and bring out the muscular profile of the bodywork; the car's sculpted outline is forcefully enhanced by the colour used, while the transparent top coat adds depth and a glossy shine.

Other immediately apparent exterior features are the 20' Úrano wheels wîth their distinctive colour specially developed for this concept car; this finish, named Liquid Metal, emphasises the sports style, high technology and luxury positioning of the vehicle design.
As befits the sartorial excellence represented by the Maserati and Zegna partnership, the style focus is mostly on the interior. The shared experience wîth the Quattroporte Zegna Limited Edition helped Ermenegildo Zegna create a pure silk fabric, combining an essential and soft feel wîth an elegantly technical look, resulting in an extremely high visual impact.

Dynamism and a contemporary feel are the key words to read the dual-colour, dual-material composition of the passenger compartment - in leather tones and Zegna anthracite silk.

The natural colour leather of POLTRONA FRAÚ is matched wîth Ermenegildo Zegna's micro-chevron silk weave, in a pattern effectively characterising the interior. Silk, an inherently sophisticated material, is further embellished by the hand-stitched macro-chevron pattern and finished off by the seat piping. On the door panel, too, the matching salt and pepper silk jersey is enhanced by an alternating rib embroidery.

As for the seating, the extra fine grain, natural colour leather wîth contrasting, light grey stitching is matched to a central silk insert wîth a micro-chevron weave of vertical rolls on the central seat and backrest area, within which the central roll, wîth leather piping on the sides, features a special macro-chevron weave adding to its three-dimensional, soft feel and technical appearance.

On the door panels, the central span is covered wîth Zegna silk Jersey and embellished by a diagonal roll pattern, wîth ton-sur-ton ornamental stitching and alternating rib embroideries. The same fabric is used to cover the car's roof lining, top pillars and sunshades, carrying 'Ermenegildo Zegna Exclusively for Maserati' brand labels on the inside. The sophisticated, luxury finish of the car interior is also expressed by the headrests, featuring an embroidered Trident emblem and contrasting stitching.

Inside the car, the signature dynamism of this concept model is reflected in the precious decorative inserts in glossy carbon fibre, applied to the massive central tunnel and door panels; thanks to the elaborate twill weave and thickness of the transparent layer, this material will enhance the perception of the dynamic, technical, superior quality nature of the passenger compartment.

This car has other exclusive features including the black mat covers wîth leather insert and the embroidered Ghibli name, finished off by a natural colour leather edge and fixed to the car floor wîth buttons machined from billet aluminium; the door sill plates are also specially designed, precious elements: machined from billet aluminium and satin-finished, they have a glossy carbon fibre insert and carry the Maserati logo. An exclusive Ermenegildo Zegna Edition plate is applied to the external central pillar and tunnel between the front seats.

The car is powered by the high-performance 410 HP V6 Twin-Turbo engine, wîth 'Q4' four wheel drive, ensuring 0 to 100 km/h acceleration in just 4.8 seconds also thanks to a maximum torque of 550 Nm, and able to reach a top speed of 284 km/h.

Source - Maserati
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