Harald Wester back at Maserati

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Dunno
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in a Special Edition of Auto Express (not one I usually read) there is an article on future classics.
On page 65 we have a 4 out of 5 star rating (rarity) for the Quattroporte 2002 - 2012.
It is seen as a 'Strong Investment'
 

Doohickey

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I suspect that the business plan is so far entrenched now that he won't be able to do anything much about it without significant further delay and investment.
 

JonW

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Has anyone put down deposits for the Alfieri? Do Maserati do such things?
 

DaveT

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I'm sure I saw someone say they had a deposit down on a recent thread
 

allandwf

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I can't see it happening, and if it did they have completely missed the moment.
 

JonW

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I can't see it happening, and if it did they have completely missed the moment.
Why so? If they were to confirm details and commit to a delivery date in 2021-22, do you not think there would be takers willing to put down a deposit to guarantee being one of the first?
 

allandwf

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Why so? If they were to confirm details and commit to a delivery date in 2021-22, do you not think there would be takers willing to put down a deposit to guarantee being one of the first?
It would depend on what it was, a Halo car yes, but I really can't see that happening. They seem to have there business plan worked out, and are making money, so what would it bring in? a few customers, but entice others to the brand I doubt. Hopefully I am proved wrong though :)
 

alfatwo

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And it would have a small Euro 7 Fiat/ Marelli electrically powered hybrid power train, no more V8's!
Dave
 

MrMickS

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2022 for the pure Electric version. I’d expect the hybrid before that. 2020 or so.
 

Andyk

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The Alfieri is boring me now. When was it first shown...years ago and there is another potential 4 year wait. I agree with the thread above a missed opportunity to bring some sparkle back to the brand. The car that comes out in 4 years time will be a very different car to what we thought it was going to be and to be. 4 years is a long time to have to rely on the current models with no sign of GT replacement or sports car on the horizon.