Spectacular Maserati Quattroporte S in Raffle to Benefit Scholarship Students

Oct 04, 2011, 10:53 ET from Columbus Citizens Foundation

Just a few Days Left in Chance to Win Unsurpassed Luxury and Design in High Performance Sedan

Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarship Programs Recipient of Proceeds

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Only a few days are left to buy tickets to win a breathtaking and attention-grabbing 2012 Maserati Quattroporte S, and the very lucky winner will own one of the world's finest luxury sedans.  

Raffle tickets – just 400 in total – are available only until noon on October 8, 2011, for a raffle that will be held that night in the Grand Ballroom of the legendary Waldorf~Astoria Hotel on Park Avenue in New York City.

The Maserati Quattroporte S to be raffled combines a spacious interior and granturismo-style handling to bring out the best in its 4.7 litre V8 engine.  The sedan and can power to a top speed of 174 mph and boasts a 0-60 mph acceleration time of just 5.3 seconds.

The sedan features a Blue Oceano exterior, Pearl Beige interior, and Poltrona Frau® leather, prestigious woods and exquisite craftsmanship.  Pininfarina's exterior styling and the most advanced technology work in perfect harmony to give the car its rugged, Italian looks.  

Proceeds of the raffle will benefit the Columbus Citizens Foundation's scholarship funds. The Foundation is a non-profit organization in New York City that provides financial aid to deserving students from the elementary school through graduate school levels, organizes events that promote Italian-American heritage and culture, and makes philanthropic donations to various organizations and causes.  In 2011, the Foundation is providing financial aid totaling nearly $2 million to over 500 students.  The Foundation has organized New York City's Columbus Day Parade since 1929.  

Maserati is partnering with the Columbus Citizens Foundation in the raffle of the Quattroporte S in recognition and support of the Foundation's scholarship programs and of the company's own Italian heritage.  Produced in limited numbers, Maseratis can be found at 57 dealers across North America.

Tickets for the Maserati Quattroporte S raffle are strictly limited to 400 and cost $1,000.00 each. Please visit www.columbusraffle.com for raffle details and rules, and to buy tickets, call 212.249.9923, x224.  

Information on Maserati can be found at www.maserati.us, 1-800- My-Maserati or for press information www.media.maserati.com.  

Information about the Columbus Citizens Foundation and its scholarship programs can be found at www.columbuscitizensfd.org.  

Event:              Raffle of a 2012 Maserati Quattroporte S

Date/time:        October 8, 2011, no later than 11:00 PM

Location:        Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf~Astoria, New York City

Press Contacts:      

Jeffrey F. Ehoodin, Public Relations Manager  

Maserati North America

T. 201.816.2705, F. 201.816.2626, jehoodin@maseratiusa.com

Andrew Decker

Andrew Decker Communications

T 212.222.4688, decker06@gmail.com  

Press Contacts:

Andrew Decker

T. 212.222.4688

Jeffrey F. Ehoodin

T. 201.816.2705

SOURCE Columbus Citizens Foundation