There are few cars out there that are the epitome of luxury. You’ll find names like Lamborghini, Ferrari, Porsche, Bugatti, and, of course, the almighty trident, Maserati. However, no luxury car maker would be worth their salt if they didn’t release a limited edition every now and then. This is where the 2017 Maserati Ghibli Nerissimo Edition comes in.
Nerissimo is the Italian expression for “extremely black” and this car personifies it, in stunning color and design.
The entire vehicle, including the door handles and trim, is covered in the light absorbing color. However, to make it look just that much better, the brakes have been painted a bright red. This also adds a vast contrast between the vehicle’s coloration. However, the Ghibli is a true luxury four-door sedan. It is also the first Maserati to use a diesel engine.
As good as it looks on the outside, the Ghibli also sports impressive features under the hood. This car features a 345-hp, twin turbo 3.0-liter V-6 engine with rear-wheel drive. However, it can also be purchased in the S performance version that offers 404-hp and an all-wheel drive option. These engines were also co-developed with Ferrari.
As far as the design goes, the Nerissimo is identical to the standard model, apart from the fact that it features an all-black design. All of the Nerissimo’s come with the $3400 Sport package, that also includes a sport steering wheel, adaptive dampers, shift paddles, 12-way power front seats, a blind spot monitor, front and rear parking sensors, a remote starting system, and an upgraded Harman/Kardon audio system. The Nerissimo is also the only way that you can get a non-S Ghibli with the Sport package.
As with the exterior, the Nerissimo features an all-black interior. The seats, dashboard, and armrests are all covered in black leather. However, all the trimming is also done in red to contrast the darkness. The Nerissimo is also limited to 450 units across the US and Canada, and the model number can be found on a center console plaque.
For those of you interested, the standard Ghibli Nerissimo is available for $78,500 while the Ghibli S Nerissimo costs $85,250 and the all-wheel Ghibli S Q4 Nerissimo is available for $87,750.
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