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Maserati QP on 22 inch 3 piece wheels (Photoshoot)

Hey everyone! Just took these photos of a sick QP with some new Kartier Forged wheels and thought I'd share. The car also has some tasteful mods like custom smoked taillights and smoked side turn signals. The car was also lowered to give it a great stance.....Let me know what you guys think!

Also any questions let me know....

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The problem with 22inc polished wheels on a black car, is that the wheels stand out and the car lines/design are lost. Thats why its a good idea to have grey color on such wheels.

Beautiful car none the less.

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Looks great!!! Another hot local Maserati!!!!
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Is there actually any air in tires that thin?!

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Stunning-fabulous pohotos too. What camera do you use?
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Stunning-fabulous pohotos too. What camera do you use?
Thanks! That was using a combination of a Nikon D300 with a Nikkor 50mm 1.8D and a Sigma 10-20.
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Is there actually any air in tires that thin?!
You got me on that one! I thought no one would notice
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nice photos... lame wheels. proportions are all wrong.

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Fantastic pics. Not so sure if I love the size of the wheels but, check out the rear lip on those babies! Geez....

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great shot

for sure
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nice...........but

Coming from a dropped modded to hell 300C with 22 inch Kartiers it looks great but im sure it rides like hell!. Love the look of those big staggered rims but I will NEVER put them on my Maser! Dont wanna ruin ride quality and handling. Runnin on rubber bands leads to back problems LOL!

Does sparkle though!
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Amazing photos, amazing car, perfect combo, looks like a freakin' magazine ad, thx for sharing, I can't imagine the Maserazzi attn that car must attract, nicely done!

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...check out the rear lip on those babies! Geez....
Is the "lip" the part that gets donated to the curb gods?

Looks kewl, maybe I'm getting old but my next car will have 40-series tires at the thinnest. Anything shorter than that is more than asking for trouble, with little to gain save a transient coolness.

Once your hair starts to go you drift practical I suppose.

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don't know about the (old school) haters out there... but as a 31 year old maserati-lover, this is exactly how i would mod a quattroporte.
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Thanks for all the feedback guys. Honestly the QP could have gone several ways and it would still look good. This particular owner went with 22's but no doubt it would still look great in 20's and the ride and handling wouldn't be compromised as much as putting 22's on a Maserati.

This particular QP isn't for performance, so when choosing wheels all the owner was in mind was looks and a nice size lip in the rear. This QP definitely turned heads in our photoshoot, and that is what we were aiming for.
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