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Can This Maserati Withstand 500x the Force of Gravity?

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Can This Maserati Withstand 500x the Force of Gravity?

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Meeting modern crash standards is a necessity when it comes to new cars. Inside Maserati's crash test facility, engineers puts the Ghibli's seat belts, airbags, and the overall safety to the test in extreme ways.

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Maserati has taken on the nearly impossible challenge of growing its business from 6,000 sales a year to 50,000. Their solution: to shrink its top-selling Quattroporte into a sportier and more affordable package called the Ghibli. Witness the company's attempt to add a touch of Italian flair to the mid-size sedan market as we track the design, planning, and manufacturing of this $70,000, 404-horsepower speedster. It's a bold gamble for Maserati, and the future of the century-old brand hangs in the balance.

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