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Maserati's version scratches the Ferrari for the Hemi!

http://www.topgear.com/uk/car-news/maserati-2011

I can't say I didn't expect it, but with the engineering already done for the Hemi fitting in the Jeep, it seems ludicrous to try to source a new engine and drivetrain just for the sake of it.
Would have been interesting, but not smart business wise.
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Old 06-21-2011, 01:30 PM
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Re: Maserati's version scratches the Ferrari for the Hemi!

holy cow.....that render is horrible. Looks like I did it in ms paint....LOL
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Re: Maserati's version scratches the Ferrari for the Hemi!

That top gear article is flawed, in typical top gear fashion, long on hyperbole and short on substance. Don't get me wrong, I love the show, have for many years, but I don't take a lot of what they say seriously, because it's not

leftlane news has a much more reasonable article. http://www.leftlanenews.com/maserati-suv.html
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Re: Maserati's version scratches the Ferrari for the Hemi!

Did you see the source of the LeftLaneNews article? Top Gear.
That's why I went to that source.

Both Renderings are absolutly HORRIBLE...
Where is Hemisfear when you need?
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Re: Maserati's version scratches the Ferrari for the Hemi!

LOL...I watched about 3 episodes of topGear last night. Those 3 guys are great. They were in the US in all three shows...from the salt flats to NYC...


anyway....wouldnt it had been great to see the wk2 platform with one of those beautiful, harmonious Ferrari engines? Total sickness it would have been!
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Re: Maserati's version scratches the Ferrari for the Hemi!

Hey Hemi is Italian. It ends in a vowel
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Re: Maserati's version scratches the Ferrari for the Hemi!

sorry....but a hemi is not a ferrari work of art
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Re: Maserati's version scratches the Ferrari for the Hemi!

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Did you see the source of the LeftLaneNews article? Top Gear.
That's why I went to that source.

Both Renderings are absolutly HORRIBLE...
Where is Hemisfear when you need?
Actually the leftlane article was an update from their January article adding the top gear rumor.

Hey, no one really knows, do they?

BTW, without a Ferrari based engine they may have a lot of trouble getting the heavy coin I'm sure they will want.
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Re: Maserati's version scratches the Ferrari for the Hemi!

That thing is a bucket of shit.

It's akin to Saab selling mildly modded Subarus.... anyone with a brain will buy the original every time instead of some badge engineered orphan.
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Re: Maserati's version scratches the Ferrari for the Hemi!

LMAO That thing loks like it could pass for the "test model WK2" all covered up!!!
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Re: Maserati's version scratches the Ferrari for the Hemi!

even its momma thinks its ugly
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Re: Maserati's version scratches the Ferrari for the Hemi!

Should've said screw em both and went to Audi for some that nice new 7L V12 in the Aventador! Now Lamborghini, they make some real engines
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