2014 Maserati Quattroporte vs Porsche Panamera have been developed and undergone many changes.Now lets have look at both these models in detail one by one.
2014 Maserati Quattroporte vs Porsche Panamera Interiors and Exteriors
Firstly this model comes in two trims i.e SQ 4 and sport GT s.Regarding the interiors of the car.Both the variants have air conditioning system with automatic temperature control which controls the temperature you have requested.It also comes with a heated steering wheel which can be adjusted accordingly.Navigation system of the car guides you to the desired location and also has beverage holders in the front as well as back.
Regarding the audio system you get a Cd player and audio control buttons fitted to the steering wheel for easy control.When you look at the safety features the model has dual front and side airbags with ABS brake system.The seats as well as the steering wheel are wrapped up with leather to give a best in class comfort.Cabin capacity is a maximum of five passengers.
Now looking at the exteriors of the car you got dual exhausts along with auto dimming door mirrors.Moon roof of the car can be controlled manually with a click of a button.Only the front windows are power controlled and even the door mirrors are power controlled.You get the all wheel drive the SQ 4 variant and rear wheel drive for the GT s.
Engine,Price and Perfromance
For the SQ 4 variant you get a 3.0 liter V8 engine which provides you a 530 hp where as the GT s variant comes with a 3.8 liter V6 engine which gives you 410 hp. Both have a gear box of 8 speed auto transmission.You get an average of 14 mpg in city and 23 mpg on highway with a fuel tank capacity of 21.1 liters.The price of the car varies from $102,000 to $140,000.
Porsche has many Porsche panamera models like S,4s,etc but the latest entry in the Panamera is the 2014 Porsche Panamera S-E hybrid models which has major improvements and better performance.Now lets have a look at this Hybrid model features of Porsche panamera.
Porsche panamera S-E hybrid 2014 Exteriors and Interiors
The cabin capacity is for five passengers and each of them have enough leg room and head room space even if theey are 6ft tall.Rear seats are foldable so that there is more space than you wish for your luggage to fit in.These seats are leather wrapped and the back of front seat have pockets to put for magazines and stuff.
The steering wheel is also leather wrapped with audio buttons fitted to it for easy control.Burmester Audio system gives you a clear audio output and also has blue tooth so that you can connect your smart phone as well and USB ports are provided for charging of mobile phones.A touch screen is there which display low pressure warning as well temperature control which is automatic when set the desired temp.
Safety features include ABS brake system along with dual front,side, knee, head airbags and traction stability warning.The headlamps use bi-xenon with optional LED system which gives you a better visibility at night.Regarding the wheels you have 16 inch 14 spoke alloy which provides you a better grip on road.It also has a rear view camera which gives better display while parking your car.
Engine,Performance and Price
This hybrid model is equipped with a 3.0 liter V6 engine which produces 416 hp.Regarding its performance it gives you 18 mpg in city and 28 mpg on highway.Estimated price of the car is $78,000 to $150,000