The 2018 Maserati GranTurismo is a Coupe car presented by the Italian carmaker Maserati during the Geneva Motor Show and produced the same year. Designed by Pininfarina it is realized on the platform of the last series of the Quattroporte that had introduced the new style of the Trident house, under the bonnet, we find the Ferrari production V8 engines, with aluminum and silicon base coupled to a six-speed sequential automatic transmission or a six-speed DuoSelect robotized robot.
2018 Maserati GranTurismo S
The 2018 Maserati GranTurismo S is, in fact, an enhanced version of the GranTurismo: this is fitted with a 440-liter 4.7-liter V8 engine with an MC-Shift electro-actuated transmission at the rear with transaxle configuration, the braking system is Brembo dual-cast in cast iron and aluminum with 6-piston calipers. The declared performances are 4.9 seconds to reach 100 km / h from a standstill, a maximum speed of 295 km / h, a time 100 milliseconds to change gear and a stop of 35 meters from a speed of 100 km / h.
The external aesthetics have been practically unchanged except for some small measures such as a more pronounced trunk bonnet to simulate a flap, the miniskirts, a different design of the standard 20 “rims, as well as new characterizing tailpipes with a flattened and elongated shape. Particularity of the exhausts is that by pressing the “sport” button the exhaust by-pass opens, which increases the power output as well as the “sound” of the car Already very aggressive in the non-S version, the interiors have been revised, in the “S” model of GranTurismo, the Alcantara, and Poltrona Frau leather Maserati GranTurismo S was officially presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2008 and has been on sale since 4 March 2008.
2018 Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale
the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale was presented, a version approved for use on the road of the GranTurismo MC GT4. It is currently the fastest, lightest and most powerful car in the entire Maserati range and the versions used in the single-brand range inherit handling, aerodynamics, and lightness. The body is distinguished by a new design of the front splitter, bumper, bonnet and front fenders, side skirts, exhaust and rear bumper.
To underline its extreme nature, a roll bar combined with a four-point safety belt, both approved for road use, is available among the optional equipment. The car weighs 110 kg less than the GranTurismo S, for a dry weight of 1670 kg, distributed in a 48:52 ratio between front and rear. A result obtained thanks to the elimination of the rear seats, in fact, the MC Stradale is the first two-seater Maserati after the Maserati MC12.
2018 Maserati GranTurismo Sport
At the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, the Maserati GranTurismo Sport was presented, replacing the GranTurismo S and the GranTurismo Automatica. The new Sport version benefits from some updates to the car body and more substantial changes to the 4.7 V8. The latter delivers 460 hp and is more powerful than 20 hp compared to the unit that replaces with a torque of 520 Nm. The 0 to 100 km / h is completed in 4.7 seconds, better detection than the 4.9 seconds of the S. The GranTurismo Sport is offered with a traditional automatic torque converter gearbox or with the sequential mechanic, the latter equipped with a steering wheel paddle. Both boast six relationships.
With regard to aesthetics, the Sport recognizes itself for the new front bumper with redesigned air intakes, for the optical groups of the new invoice as well as the front as regards the rear and some burnished elements, similar to what has already been seen on the MC Stradale. Inside the cabin, there is a new steering wheel and more refined 2018 Maserati GranTurismo front seats.