Few comments:Few comments:
Ferrari does not own Maserati, Fiat does.
Maserati and Ferrari are no longer formerly linked operationally.
Maserati does still purchase its engines from Ferrari
and on the question of reputation: main cause, 80's/90's Bi-Turbos.
He said Ferrari "owned" Maserati, not "owns" Maserati. I will hazard a guess that he was also talking about looking at Maseratis while Ferrari still owned them.
Maserati and Ferrari are still, and will always be, "formerly linked operationally." Tricky thing, that past tense.