At the Geneva Motor Show in 2007 the Italians presented a large Maserati GranTurismo coupe. Production of the model has already started a few months later, in the 2010th car got an open modification GranCabrio. The basis of the Maserati GranTurismo has laid down an upgraded chassis from the Quattroporte sedan. For Coupe wheelbase shortened by 125 mm (up to 2942), and the body has become 30% harder. Due to the fact that the motor vehicle is shifted slightly back, Maserati GranTurismo boasts a near-perfect weight distribution (49:51).
Packaging and prices Maserati GranTurismo.
|V8 4.2 AT||$134,400||4.2 petrol (405 hp)||Automatic (6)||rear|
|S 4.7 AT||$146,200||4.7 petrol (440 hp)||Automatic (6)||rear|
|S 4.7 RT||$160,000||4.7 petrol (440 hp)||Automatic (6)||rear|
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The length of the rear-wheel compartment 4 is 881 millimeters, and the width and height of 1 915 and 1 353 mm, respectively. The curb weight of the coupe is 1880 kg. The design of the Maserati GranTurismo was developed at the famous Pininfarina studio, which experts are involved in the creation of many famous supercars. Coupe looks very bright and stylish. Smooth muscular body lines worked out to the smallest detail and contribute to achieving optimum aerodynamics. In addition, the eye catches a massive grille, the center of which is chrome logo in the form of a trident. The striking appearance complement cleverly narrowed and widely spaced lights.
The car received a 4.2-liter V8 engine of the Ferrari. The power unit develops an impressive 405 hp at 7100 rev/min. With such a powerful motor Maserati GranTurismo boasts excellent power to weight ratio – 1 horsepower necessary to 4.6 kg weight of the car. The engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission ZF. In terms of the dynamics of Maserati GranTurizmo pretty good. As for fuel consumption, then so nimble car mileage modest appetites. When driving on the combined cycle coupe consumes about 14 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers. Spacious salon Maserati GranTurismo four different high quality finishing materials. In general, Italian experts have used the skin, but some details of the interior are made of plastic, which is very pleasant to the touch. A year after the start of sales of the original model, Maserati presented its “charged” modification, called GranTurismo S. The main difference was the news more powerful 4.7-liter engine, which develops 440 hp With him to disperse hundreds have GranTurismo S takes 4.9 sec., And the maximum speed reaches 295 km/h. Serial production Maserati Granturismo was discontinued in 2014, but the representatives of Italian companies have already said they are working on the second generation of the model, which will debut no earlier than 2017. We know that we are talking about a new generation GranTurizmo coupe version, but updated in convertible Maserati is not collected. But there is still a lightweight version of the MC Stradale with uprated to 450 hp engine – this is from $184,400.