Maserati has never officially built a wagon version of its Quattroporte sedan. Coachbuilder Touring Superleggera built a handful of wagon versions based on the last-gen car, one of which sold at auction in 2013. One current-generation Quattroporte owner wanted in on the action, so they commissioned this example based on a diesel-powered 2016 Quattroporte and it looks stunning. Now, in the UK.
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Unlike Touring Superleggera's Quattroporte wagons, this one wasn't built a big-name coachbuilder. Instead, it was built on commission from a British customer by Adam Redding, a master bodywork mechanic who's spent his whole career restoring priceless classics. According to the listing, the car took about 1500 hours to construct. Aside from the new bodywork, upgrades include a new trunk as well as a motorized power tailgate. If you didn't know Maserati never built a Quattroporte wagon, you'd think this car came straight from the factory. It's incredibly well-done.
The engine is a 3.0-liter turbo diesel V-6, sending power to the rear wheels via an eight-speed transmission. The car's only done 8714 miles since new, and all of the car's factory functions (reversing camera, parking sensors, navigation, bluetooth, folding mirrors, etc.) work as intended. It's in the UK, with no price listed. Sadly, because Maserati hasn't homologated this diesel for the US market, it can't be imported here. But it's still cool as hell, which is why I'm writing about it.