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Forum: Alfieri News   03-23-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By BlackGold
Scary when you think about how much tech like...

Scary when you think about how much tech like this can know about you but on the plus side it means we will get proposed with products that we actually want rather than whats nothing more than...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion   03-02-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By BlackGold
I think Maserati would do well with a full size...

I think Maserati would do well with a full size SUV and with FCA already coming out with one under Jeep there's even more of a chance that platform will get shared here.
Forum: Maserati Alfieri Photos and Videos   02-16-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,937
Posted By BlackGold
Careful with those expectations because as much...

Careful with those expectations because as much as I want to see it happen as well, so far Maserati hasn't shown they will come out with a design like this with current models. Even the new Levante...
Forum: Alfieri News   02-09-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,201
Posted By BlackGold
For a brand that's already small enough in sales...

For a brand that's already small enough in sales volume and still finding themselves it has a big impact. Someone who was on the fence about getting a Maserati because of issues has just sealed the...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-01-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,112
Posted By BlackGold
Odds are it will be delayed even more because...

Odds are it will be delayed even more because Maserati has been moving slow lately to launch new models but at the same time they have refreshed models like the Quattroporte to an extent it can still...
Forum: Alfieri News   01-25-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,201
Posted By BlackGold
Not good for them to have these recalls going on...

Not good for them to have these recalls going on during a time that the brand is trying to grow and lay a foundation for themselves.
Its one reason why I have always stayed on the sidelines and...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion   01-18-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By BlackGold
Well reports have come out suggesting they will...

Well reports have come out suggesting they will have a mostly SUV future but in addition to that I believe they can justify a wagon. Being a small production volume car maker its a bit more possible,...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion   01-11-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By BlackGold
Its a rough patch that often brands go through...

Its a rough patch that often brands go through when making the changes that Masearti is in the process of doing. As models like the Alfieri come out and future model refreshes then we will see some...
Forum: New Member Introductions   01-05-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By BlackGold
Maserati will find it harder to come up with...

Maserati will find it harder to come up with timeless design given the fact they don't have as many generations of a product as Porsche does. What they should do is take a page out of Aston Martins...
Forum: Electronics, Audio, and Lighting   12-22-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,276
Posted By BlackGold
Too bad that design will no longer work in todays...

Too bad that design will no longer work in todays cars. Few can pull it off and right now Aston is one of them, the new DB11 looks a bit dated inside but at the same time there's enough going for it...
Forum: Maserati Alfieri Photos and Videos   12-14-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,937
Posted By BlackGold
Recent news suggested that with the release of...

Recent news suggested that with the release of the upcoming AMG Hypercar we could be seeing a Maserati version drop alongside it, sort of like what Maserati did years ago with the Enzo. Plus Ferrari...
Forum: New Member Introductions   11-24-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By BlackGold
If you don't think the 911 has a timeless design...

If you don't think the 911 has a timeless design then you really don't know what timeless design is in the automotive industry. Of all cars you can buy right now the 911 has the most timeless design....
Forum: The Car Lounge   11-17-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,043
Posted By BlackGold
Well part of that is timing and right now they...

Well part of that is timing and right now they want volume products which the Levante is. The tougher part is coming out with a GT or Sport Coupe that can sell and put on a positive image for the...
Forum: Alfieri Dealers, Purchasing and Orders   10-13-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,895
Posted By BlackGold
From what I noticed that is more of something on...

From what I noticed that is more of something on a dealer level than anything else. They operate like independent dealers so while some might offer pick up/drop offs, others might have limited...
Forum: Alfieri Dealers, Purchasing and Orders   10-06-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,895
Posted By BlackGold
Glad to see that Maserati is making that move but...

Glad to see that Maserati is making that move but overall it shouldn't be that hard for car makers to reach out to customers. With the use of an APP and service on demand through an APP, it can be...
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   09-29-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,594
Posted By BlackGold
One exception might just be the launch of an...

One exception might just be the launch of an electric sedan which has far more reach than an electric coupe when starting out on some EV model line up objective. It almost seems like when it comes to...
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   09-22-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,594
Posted By BlackGold
i think that might be too soon to consider but...

i think that might be too soon to consider but them pulling the same or similar powertrain to what the Pacifica has, that will be far more possible. the last thing they need to do is jump ship..
Forum: The Car Lounge   09-05-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By BlackGold
even if they did something a bit simple like...

even if they did something a bit simple like upgrading the design of the headlight internal parts it would work, not always should they do something crazy but little things like those goes a long way...
Forum: Alfieri News   09-01-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,346
Posted By BlackGold
True and so far people seem to be happy, even if...

True and so far people seem to be happy, even if they were not I doubt Maserati would have a hard time selling all thanks to what the brand means to a lot of people. its one of those brands that when...
Forum: Alfieri News   08-25-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,346
Posted By BlackGold
That being the case it might help to speak with...

That being the case it might help to speak with some tech's that have gone for training and get their take on how different things have been from the ghibli to alfieri. When they see all the parts...
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   08-18-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,594
Posted By BlackGold
I think some of it might depend on what else is...

I think some of it might depend on what else is planned for FCA even at a Dodge level and we all know those Chargers and Challengers aren't ready to go fully electric but Hybrid is one option....
Forum: The Car Lounge   08-08-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By BlackGold
Biggest problem about the face lift is the fact...

Biggest problem about the face lift is the fact you have to ignore what they did to the rear....or lack of it. To me its a bit weird to have a front end from a different era and a rear end from...
Forum: Alfieri News   08-04-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,892,995
Posted By BlackGold
Still too bad that they can't get wheels right,...

Still too bad that they can't get wheels right, of all things to be changed and done in a cost efficient manner, wheel were the easiest. Never understood when car makers do this. It seems that BMW...
Forum: Maserati Alfieri General Discussion   07-27-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By BlackGold
If not then maybe we'll see some tuning company...

If not then maybe we'll see some tuning company do something special. That's what happened to the Bentley posted above, Mansory was one example of a company that took it to a whole different level....
Forum: Alfieri News   07-21-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,346
Posted By BlackGold
I think that will depend on tuning and...

I think that will depend on tuning and configuration since often car makers will use different versions of the same engine for different applications. So with that comes different expectations of...
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