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Maserati Quattroporte Evoluzione V8

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Maserati Quattroporte Evoluzione V8

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3217 cm3 / 196.3 cu in / 196.3 cu in, 249.8 kW / 335.0 hp / 335.0 hp @ 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm, 450.0 N·m / 331.9 lb·ft / 331.9 lb·ft @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 270 km/h / 168 mph / 168 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MaseratiIssued from1998
ModelQuattroporte Evoluzione V8Issued until
SerieQuattroporteNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMaseratiCountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4550 mm / 179.1 in / 179.1 inTotal (curb) weight1647 kg / 3631 lb / 3631 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2650 mm / 104.3 in / 104.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1522 mm / 59.9 in / 59.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1502 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity100 l / 22.0 UK gal / 26.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.31Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.9 sq ft / 22.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.1 sq ft / 7.1 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.4 kW / 21.9 hp / 21.9 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerMaseratiValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplyWeber-Marelli MPFiEngine displacement3217 cm3 / 196.3 cu in / 196.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity402.13 cm3/cylinder / 24.539 cu in/cylinder / 24.539 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio7.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power249.8 kW / 335.0 hp / 335.0 hp at 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque450.0 N·m / 331.9 lb·ft / 331.9 lb·ft at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
Compressor type2 IHI turbochargersMaximum rpm
Intercooler2 air/ airMax. net output (power at the wheels)119.0 kW / 159.5 hp / 159.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output77.7 kW/l / 1.706 bhp/cu in / 1.706 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque139.9 N·m/l / 1.22 lb·ft/cu in / 1.22 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed270 km/h / 168 mph / 168 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio203.4 kW/ton / 154.1 bhp/ton / 154.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.80 s / 5.80 s / 5.80 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Maserati Quattroporte Evoluzione V8

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