2015 Maserati Ghibli Change Vehicle
Key Specs of the 2015 Maserati Ghibli
Ghibli base trim shown
Editor's note: This review was written in August 2014 about the 2014 Maserati Ghibli. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2015, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years.
A stylish alternative to established luxury sedans, the 2014 Maserati Ghibli relies on its brand cachet to try to make up for obvious parts-sharing and a lack of technology, and it's only mildly successful in doing so.
It's a historic name that comes with a special allure: Most Americans consider Maserati to be an exotic brand, a rare sight right up there with Ferrari or Lamborghini in terms of mystique. It's not an undeserved reputation, as past Maseratis have been exotics — Italian sports cars and sedans with pasts as celebrated as those other Italian exotic brands. But the new Maserati, part of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles brand pantheon, wants to capture some sales volume while maintaining that eye-widening awe that still invariably appears whenever you tell someone you're driving a Maserati.
That's where this car comes in: the new-for-2014 Ghibli (pronounced "GEE-blee," with a hard "g" like "giddy"), a midsize luxury sport sedan based on a Chrysler-sourced, rear-wheel-drive platform. It's meant to slot below the larger, more expensive Maserati Quattroporte sedan and compete with the BMW 5 Series, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Audi A6 and Infiniti Q70. But is there room in this competitive, ... Read more
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Our view: 2015 Maserati Ghibli
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Best Bargain for your Money
Definitely a Head turner. Stands out from the Crowd. People are always curious to know , how it drives, what is the maintenance Cost, Insurance etc. Best Exotic Money could buy. Read full review
Too many issues
I thought the Ghibli SQ4 is something to compete with E Class AMG, BMW M5, but my thoughts was not correct. I have been having constant engine issues "check engine" I don't see myself looking for an... Read full review