Stunning lines, the scent finest leather to hear under the hood, the rattle of a scraping their hooves stallion - and one (s) even in the most classy twist on the way to the glossy office at the fine Königsallee in Düsseldorf: To begin the week, right? Start with a Maserati Quattroporte GTS into the new week, we have set ourselves - albeit those bodily felt 390 kW / 530 hp, which is available to the driver the model to the model of AutoArt only 1:18 and without , But still the engine of the model accelerated the pulse of the collector, because the way how AutoArt has reduced the 3.8-liter power set, deserves applause - only because of the gas pressure jack replica for the hood.
Incredibly sophisticated Details
This detail shows the meticulousness with which and attention to detail, the engineers of this car model have gone to work. If you have set the execution of the hood stand on a Monday, they are intended not muffle Monday. Ever the model of the 90-degree V8 presented in great detail, is colored quadruple and a realistic picture of what is going on the Maserati Quattroporte GTS under the hood. All lines are modeled consuming, run the panels accordingly meaningful. Made to measure in the form Bauer made the grille of the trident - the emblem of the company can be found as filigree held component on the grill such as a logo in color on the body.
Excellent appearance of the GTS
Fans of model cars know that AutoArt always take the appearance and proportions of the miniatures. So that's the Maserati Quattroporte GTS whose look meets the design of the model perfectly. the excellent impression is supported by the narrow gaps of around opening doors and hoods that fit completely flat in the body die-cast zinc. Just as well sit headlights and taillights; Quality at every turn, so like a Italian suit. As nice as it is that the model by not so popular models appear today in resine plastic so nice to be able to keep a Diecast model with many working parts in the hand. Also, because insight into the interior are more possible.
Italian tailor-made suit and in the interior
Because of has it all: the instrument panel along with decorative elements and instrumentation are so well executed as the buyer can expect for the required 289.95 euros also. Each switch has been reduced prototypically, the dials are legible. A hit is the replica of the multifunction steering wheel, the shift gate of the selector lever and the reconstruction of the climate elements. What bothers us is that the picture beautiful glass roof - modeled as a sunroof - can not be opened. The seats, however convinced with authenticity and soft paint; the floor is covered with felt. The mounted door handles are modeled chrome plastic replicas of the light-alloy wheels provide a beautiful view of the brake system of the sports car model in pinstripe suit.
The conclusion of the checks
What we lack is clear: the wherewithal to put in the model of the successful model car on Monday morning. With its length of almost 5.3 meters and the performance indicated already nearer the Quattroporte GTS steps up to Mercedes-Benz S-Class and BMW 7 Series, but unlike those of Maserati brings a lot of chic and race into the daily game drive to Office.
For that reason alone this blogger would here the Italians the Germans prefer, even if the quality of manufacturing Modena is not to be as perfect as one (s) is expected by the Germans. But: A test drive in Quattroporte with 530 HP said at the Supreme Women & Men Fashion Fair in Dusseldorf has the author of this article makes it clear that a particularly racy lovers may just show little whims, but they compensated with lots of fun. The model in any case has no whims: note 1.
You all a very good start to the week!