Maserati Granturismo Worldwide Preview At Geneva

Maserati Granturismo

Maserati GranTurismo

The brand-new, long-awaited Maserati GranTurismo, styled by Pininfarina, is making its worldwide debut at the Geneva Auto Show.

The muscular Maserati GranTurismo is suitable for everyday use, with excellent handling, a very sporty feel and a thrilling drive. But the Maserati GranTurismo is also a car which pays attention to comfort, materials, details, with a capacity of up to four people and inside space in the unique Maserati style. A high-performance sports car, exciting to drive, it has a V8 4.2 engine with 405 hp at 7,100 rpm and maximum torque of 460 Nm at 4,750 rpm, of which 75% is already achievable at 2,500 revs. Its maximum speed is 285 km/h, and it accelerates from 0-62 mph in 5.2 seconds.

Weight distribution is 49% on the front, 51% at the rear. The gearbox is automatic with self-adjusting controls which adapt the gear change to the driving style and conditions.

The car is 4,881 mm long with a wheel base of 2,942 mm. The standard wheel rim is 19” or 20” as an option.

The everyday pleasure of sitting in the Maserati GranTurismo is related to the fact that you are cocooned in a captivating design that is pleasant to look at and to touch due to the high-quality materials, enhanced by the appeal of the craftsmanship and love of detail in the execution.

Once seated on board, the Maserati GranTurismo does not disappoint. The ample exterior dimensions are matched internally, guaranteeing all four passengers maximum comfort also on long journeys.

A design with a strong visual impact, intended to outshine other manufacturers:

  • Its style is inspired by the lines of the Pininfarina Birdcage 75th concept car
  • Style and dimensions blend into a thoroughbred and ultra-sporty car body, but never going over the top, always well-proportioned and elegant
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Published 6 March 2007 Melanie Carter

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