Marshall Motor Group marked the the opening of its new Maserati showroom in Peterborough with an exhibition of exclusive art works from iconic British artists including Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Grayson Perry and Patrick Hughes.
Invited guests were given the opportunity to see the collection of British masterpieces at a champagne reception at the showroom.
In addition to the artwork, guests were entertained with live music by Loose Shoes and were given personalised caricatures drawn by Mark Tabbener as a memento from the occasion.
Marshall Maserati Peterborough, with its six car showroom, is the fourth new Maserati dealership to open this year.
The Italian prestige car marque now has a UK dealer network of 18 showrooms nationwide.
Peter Denton, region manager Maserati North Europe, said: "2014 has been a landmark year for Maserati. With the introduction of the new Ghibli model we have been able to attract many new customers.
"The increasing demand for our products has resulted in the largest UK dealer network expansion in the company's history and every month we are beating year on year sales records; it's a very exciting time for Marshall to join our business and I look forward to working with them to take Maserati's success further."
Daksh Gupta, Marshall chief executive, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with Maserati in Peterborough. Maserati is a much admired brand with a very exciting range of highly desirable products, including the new Ghibli.
"Peterborough is at the heart of a fast growing regional economy, which Marshall has been part of for nearly 70 years. We look forward to welcoming our new customers to Marshall Maserati."