There is a chance that any car featured on this website will end up as a wallet draining pile of junk…that is indeed the risk we take as buyers/sellers/drivers of used and depreciated classics. But there is no car as CERTAIN to raid your wallet as this next car, because there is no way you could even get this thing home to your garage before something goes wrong. But that is okay…because it’d be worth it. Because even somebody daily driving a 70s Saab is lightweight compared to someone who has the willingness and the audacity/cojones/guts to drive something like an 80 Maser. Find this 1980 Maserati Quattroporte offered for $9,800 in Philadelphia, PA via eBay. Tip from Rock On!
What a wonderful time to be alive. Recent advancements in the fields of basic hygiene, sanitation, and medicine means that survival past the age of 10 is very common, but that isn’t jack in comparison to the incredible level of automobile you can get for a small price. Find this 2005 Maserati Quattroporte offered for […]
Maserati had been building a big four door sedan named the Quattroporte for decades before Ferrari acquired a 50% stake in the company in 1997. However, the new cars wouldn’t share much in common with the boxy Marcello Gandini designed cars from the 70s and 90s (or the Georgette Giugiaro designed cars from the 80s), […]
The Giorgetto Giugiaro designed Maserati Quattroporte was built on a chassis closely related to the Maserati Kyalami, which was derived from the De Tomaso Longchamp and the Tom Tjaarda designed De Tomaso Deauville. It was powered by a few crazy complex Maser V8s which cost a fortune when the fail, so today’s example seem very […]
Maserati first used the name Quattroporte (literally four doors) in 1963 on the Pietro Frua designed masterpiece, but the name continued (and continues) to be used on 4-door luxury sedans from the Italian car builder. The 3rd generation was built during the Alejandro de Tomaso reign at Maserati from 1979 through 1990 with styling coming […]
And having been warned in a dream not to return to Herod, the three Wise Men left for their own country in another vehicle. It was this 1982 Maserati Quattroporte bidding for $6,975 here on eBay located in Pompano Beach, FL. This feature concludes DT’s Epiphany Special. The four Gospels don’t do a good job […]
This morning’s featured Maserati Quattroporte isn’t for the faint of heart and nothing underscores this point better than the story from a commenter about a free 4Porte that was rejected! Back in the day, when I was a big east coast city cop, the narcotics squad confiscated one of these in a raid. It was […]
The name Quattroporte sounds exotic to the English speaking brain – and to the non-linguist may sound like a name for ‘four-valves’ or ‘four-barrels’ but what it really means is ‘four doors.’ Maserati S.p.A. used the Quattroporte name on their 4-door sedans starting in 1963 and by 1980 was building the 3rd generation of its […]