The 2014 Maserati Quattroporte has been spied wearing less camouflage than ever before. See the latest pictures inside

The 2014 Maserati Quattroporte has been spied wearing less camouflage than ever before.

While the front and rear are still heavily disguised, some of the cladding has been stripped from the doors. This reveals the model will have a slightly larger greenhouse with what appears to be a Jaguar XJ-inspired silhouette. Further back, the heavy padding remains but we can see that rear end will be considerably less bulky than it appears.

Engine options remain unconfirmed, but previous reports have indicated the model could feature a supercharged V6 with 420 hp (313 kW / 426 PS) and a turbocharged V8 with 520 hp (388 kW / 527 PS). Both should be connected to an eight-speed automatic transmission and, possibly, an optional all-wheel drive system.

Besides being more powerful, the next-generation Quattroporte is expected to ride on an aluminum-intensive platform that could enable the model to weigh approximately 450 lbs (204 kg) less than its predecessor.

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