Maserati GranTurismo

The Maserati GranTurismo, a two-door, four-passenger luxury grand touring car was introduced to the U.S. market in 2008. Known for its high-performance luxury touring cars and its performance coupes, Maserati modified its Quattroporte sedan platform to build the GranTurismo.

Built with a 4.2-liter V-8 that delivers 405 hp and 339 lb-ft of torque, it comes with a six-speed automatic transmission with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters; a manual transmission is not offered as an option. The GranTurismo was clocked going zero to 60 mph in 5.1 seconds.

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About the Maserati GranTurismo

The GranTurismo offers its driver cruising comfort and sports car-like handling. Standard equipment included 19-inch alloy wheels, anti-lock Brembo brakes, traction control, stability control, adaptive bi-xenon headlights with washers, front seat side airbags and side curtain airbags for the front seat, heated 10-way power seats covered in leather, a Bose surround sound audio system, navigation system, and dual-zone automatic climate control.

Known for its luxurious interior, stylish exterior, and its high-performance engine, the GranTurismo offers comfort as well as a first-class grand touring experience. Maserati also offers buyers many color options for the exterior and interior, enabling each GranTurismo to be unique.

The 2012 Maserati GranTurismo is a grand touring car with a low-slung front end and a stunning interior. Equipped with a 4.7-liter V-8 engine and ZF six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. The Skyhook suspension gives it a smooth ride over even the worst road surfaces. Going from zero to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds, the GranTurismo is both fast and adept at curves, while the luxurious interior provides all four occupants with a stylish driving experience.

Standard equipment includes a navigation system, Bluetooth capability, and a Bose audio system. Custom-stitched seats in numerous choices of colors and a selection of wood trims allows buyers to create a vehicle that matches their sense of style.

The 2012 Maserati GranTurismo offers its driver cruising comfort and sports car-like handling. Standard equipment included 19-inch alloy wheels, Brembo brakes, traction control, stability control, adaptive bi-xenon headlights with washers, heated 10-way power seats, and dual-zone automatic climate control.

Maserati GranTurismo Features

The Maserati GranTurismo S is built with side spoilers and comes with 20-inch spoked wheels that mirror Maserati’s trident logo.

Elegant in design, the grille features concave vertical slats. The front headlights are aggressive-looking and give the protective front bumper a look from previous Maserati coupes. Three air inlets behind the front wheels allow hot air to escape from the brakes. The taillights are LED and form a triangle.

The Gran Turismo S is equipped with a 440 hp V-8 engine and ZF six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. Shifting modes include Auto Normal, Auto Sport, Auto Ice for low traction driving surfaces, and Manual for when the driver wants to do the shifting. The Skyhook suspension gives it a smooth ride even on the worst road surfaces. Going from zero to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds, the GranTurismo S is both fast and adept at curves, while the luxurious interior provides all four occupants with a stylish driving experience.

Standard equipment includes a navigation system, Bluetooth capability, and a Bose audio system. Custom-stitched seats in an almost endless choice of colors and a selection of wood trims allows buyers to create a vehicle that matches their sense of style.

The GranTurismo S offers its driver sports car handling and a sumptuous interior. Standard equipment included 20-inch alloy wheels, Brembo brakes, traction control, stability control, dual-zone automatic climate control, and power 10-way power seats with ‘Easy Entry’, which moves both front seats forward so passengers can enter and exit from the back seat.

Equipped with the 4.7-liter, 433 hp V-8 engine and ZF six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, the GranTurismo convertible can go from zero to 60 mph in 5.3 seconds and was clocked at 176 mph. The GranTurismo S Automatic offers all of the standard interior features and paint and interior options of the GranTurismo line.

The 2012 Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale is a two-seater sports car that is hand-built and offers increased power and improved handling. Equipped with a 4.7-liter all-alloy V-8 engine, which gives 444 horsepower and 376 lb-ft. of torque. A six-speed ZF automatic transmission with redline holding and rev-matched downshifts is standard. The fastest Maserati in the U.S., it goes from zero to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds, and was clocked at 185 mph.

To make a sports car street legal, Maserati engineers made the car lighter while improving aerodynamics. It’s equipped with new side skirting and added vents to let hot air escape from the brakes.

Maserati GranTurismo Evolution

In 2008, the Maserati GranTurismo was introduced to the U.S. market. A year later, the S trim level was introduced, featuring a larger V-8 engine and automated manual transmission. A Bose audio system turned standard, and a convertible is added to the GranTurismo line in 2010. New trims and paint packages are soon introduced in 2011.

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2013 Maserati GranTurismo

Convertible, Coupe, Sports

All about balance: the 2013 Maserati GranTurismo

2012 Maserati GranTurismo

Convertible, Coupe, Sports

The GranTurismo Convertible Sport and GranTurismo MC join the lineup for 2012, the latter being a less-aggressive version of the racy, not-for-U.S. MC Stradale. Both come with 444-hp 4.7-liter V-8s, boasting 11 hp more than the GranTurismo S.

2011 Maserati GranTurismo

Convertible, Coupe, Sports

Matte paint is available in one of three existing Maserati colors. All coupes now come with darker headlight surrounds; the feature is optional on convertibles. GranTurismo S models get an aerodynamic extension in the front fascia. Otherwise, there are a number of minor trim changes in the interior, two new leather colors are available, and a wood steering wheel is offered.

2009 Maserati GranTurismo

Coupe, Sports

Maserati has a reputation for building some of the world's best high-performance cars.

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