Maserati GranTurismo

Maserati Gran Turismo (since 2007)

The Maserati GranTurismo is a four -seat coupe of the Italian car manufacturer Maserati, has been on the market since September 2007.


Originally presented as the successor of the mid-2007 set Maserati Coupe, technically it is an offshoot of the presented in September 2003 Maserati Quattroporte sedan. At the IAA 2009, the convertible version was introduced as the Maserati GranCabrio, which is available since May 2010. The design of the bodywork and interior by Pininfarina.

The 4.2 -liter Ferrari V8 develops an output of 298 kW (405 hp) and gives the car a power to weight ratio of 4.6 kg / hp. Instead of the sequential transmission of the previous coupe in a transaxle arrangement installed in the Maserati GranTourismo a conventionally flanged to the engine 6-speed ZF automatic transmission. The long wheelbase and short overhangs allow interior space for four full-size seats.

Since summer 2008, Maserati also offers the GranTourismo S. He has already used the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione 4.7 - liter version of the V8 engine developed by Ferrari with an output of 323 kW ( 440 hp). There are also the S sequential gearbox and smaller measures of body and chassis. The brakes have been adjusted to the increased power.

2012 were registered, according to the Federal Motor Vehicle Office 206 Maserati GranTurismo in Germany, of which 153 vehicles by commercial holder.

At the Geneva Motor Show a new GranTurismo MC Stradale was introduced in March 2013. In addition to the 4.7 -liter V8 it has the automated six-speed transmission and is produced in the factory in Modena. The top speed is 303 km / h

The car magazine sport auto achieved with the MC Stradale a lap time of 8:14 minutes on the Nordschleife.