Maserati’s All-New $66,900 Ghibli Takes Aim at BMW’s 5 Series
Vehicles with four or more doors retain their odd-numbered names — the 3 Series and 7 Series sedans, for instance — but anything with two doors now gets an even-numbered name. The former 1 Series coupe turns into the 2 Series, and the 3 Series two-door becomes the 4 Series. (This is actually not as confusing as the recent naming strategy at Nissan Motor Co.s Infiniti, which has slapped everything with a Q designation. The FX crossover is suddenly the QX.) The change from 1 Series to 2 Series also comes with a redesign. The new models are ever so slightly larger, inside and out, and the proportions a bit less awkward.
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2015 BMW X3 Diesel Unwrapped at Chicago Auto Show
Further, it has a curb weight of 3,992 pounds and gets an estimated combined fuel economy of 19 mpg — not exactly the most fuel efficient, but, hey, it’s a Maserati. Moreover, the Ghibli has a starting price of $66,900. That’s significantly less than Maserati’s next cheapest model, the Quattroporte, which starts at $102,500. BMW’s 5 Series.
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Thanks to the new laser technology, it is possible to increase energy efficiency by a further 30 percent compared to already highly power-saving LED light. A highly intensive and efficient form of light. In addition to lowering power requirement, BMW Laser Light illuminates the road ahead with a significantly higher light intensity without heating up the surrounding area.
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BMW i8: First production vehicle to feature Laser Light
The biggest change there was the addition of a new diesel engine. More about that below. First off, deal with BMWs nomenclature. It appears the SUV has gone the way of the dinosaur.
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