Established on 1 December , in Bologna , Italy,  Maserati's tagline is "Luxury, sports and style cast in exclusive cars",  and mission statement is to "Build ultra-luxury performance automobiles with timeless Italian style, accommodating bespoke interiors, and effortless, signature sounding power". The company's headquarters are now in Modena , and its emblem is a trident. Maserati was initially associated with Ferrari , which was also owned by FCA until being spun off in , but more recently it has become part of the sports car group including Alfa Romeo and Abarth see section below. In May , due to ambitious plans and product launches, Maserati sold a record of over 3, cars in one month. This caused them to increase production of the Quattroporte and Ghibli models. The Maserati brothers, Alfieri , Bindo , Carlo , Ettore , and Ernesto , were all involved with automobiles from the beginning of the 20th century.
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The Maserati Ghibli M is an executive car produced by Italian automobile manufacturer Maserati since The Ghibli marks Maserati's comeback in the mid-size luxury car segment after two decades of absence, since the last of the Biturbo family saloons went out of production in ; it is a key model in Maserati's plan of reaching a production target of 50, units by , expanding its lineup to cover all segments in the luxury car market. The cabin is upholstered in Poltrona Frau leather and anthracite Zegna silk fabric; the exterior features triple-layer "Azzurro Astro" paint and special "Liquid Silver" 20 inch wheels. The concept car is based on a Ghibli S Q4. The Ghibli was introduced at the Shanghai Auto Show and marked Maserati's entry into the mid-size executive car market as being positioned below the Quattroporte. The Ghibli is the first car to be underpinned by the Maserati M platform and was the company's best seller until the Levante crossover SUV was launched. The company sold 6, units of the car in its first year into the market, which alone exceeded the best sales figures for Maserati for , which was 9, cars sold in total of different models.
Maserati Ghibli (M157)
The model was initially equipped with a 4. The GranTurismo platform was derived from Maserati M platform of Maserati Quattroporte V , with double-wishbone front and rear suspension. The grand tourer emphasizes comfort in harmony with speed and driver-enjoyment. The grand tourer emphasises comfort in harmony with speed and driver-enjoyment. The better equipped S variant was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show  and features the enlarged 4.
The name translated from Italian literally means " four doors ". The car is currently in its sixth generation, with the first generation introduced in It was a large saloon powered by V8 engines—both firsts for a series production Maserati automobile.