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GERMANY / DIESELS AID EXCLUSIVE
More than half the Maseratis sold in Germany so far this year are diesels
Gunning for the Porsche Panamera in Europe has made it imperative for Maserati to also offer a diesel version

Published: Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:18:45 GMT
 

Maserati range 2014 blue sky

A diesel-powered Maserati? As certain as Monday follows Sunday, to the vast majority of petrol heads, the idea of a diesel-powered Maserati sounds like a contradiction in terms. And yet, Maserati’s first-ever diesel-fuelled car, after slipping almost unnoticed into German car showrooms, really has captured buyers’ imaginations

At least in Germany, that is. 

KBA figures, testament to its simply amazing popularity, reveal that more than half the Maseratis sold in Germany during the seven months to July this year were bought with a diesel engine. 

60%
German July Maserati diesel mix


That’s 393 of the 689 Maseratis sold in Germany since the start of this year. 

Reading from the same script, figures reveal that during July itself the diesel powered Maseratis accounted for an even higher 66 of the 112 sold that month. 

That adds up to a July diesel mix of almost 60 per cent.
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GERMAN MASERATI/PORSCHE DIESEL SPLIT:

by MANUFACTURER 7-MONTHS 2014

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