Maserati returns: Ghibli unveiled in SA

2016-02-23 06:00
The Maserati Ghibli.PHOTO: sourced

The Maserati Ghibli.PHOTO: sourced

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MASERATI is making a comeback in South Africa with the launch of its second four-door, luxury sedan - the Ghibli (pronounced gib-lee).

The Italian automaker celebrated its 100th anniversary 2014 and continues to grow in popularity.

There is only one 16-car showroom currently in Johannesburg, several other dealers are being set up for Cape Town and Durban as the brand grows in South Africa.

Growing brand

Maserati has an amazing automotive legacy, read more about it here. Even though the Ghibli is a new car on the market in SA, it’s not the first version of the sporty vehicle; The first was built back in 1967 as a two-door, two-seat variant.

The automaker reports the following sales figure: In 2012, 6 200 units were sold worldwide, sales doubled to 15 400 in 2013 and in 2014 sales grew to 36 500. - Wheels24.

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