The next generation of the Maserati Gran Turismo is set to be released towards the end of 2017. The 2018 Maserati Gran Turismo will be a powerful, fully focused driver’s coupe. This is a Grand overhaul of the convertible Maserati GranCabrio.
2018 Maserati Gran Turismo Exterior, Interior
The 2018 Maserati Gran Turismo will definitely be a continuation of the elegant aerodynamic design that defines the classic Maserati style. The 2018 Gran Turismo is an inspiration of the Maserati birdcage concept car. From the oval radiator grill, on to the long V shaped bonnet, all the way to the rear, it is clearly a spectacular combination of futurism and dynamism all molded in to a powerful sport car. the clearly visible aerodynamic outline of the 2018 Maserati Gran Turismo retain the opulence that the Maserati brand has established over the years.
The interior of the 2018 Maserati Gran Turismo features a dominant sporty V shaped design running from the dashboard to the passengers’ seats. The leather upholstery used on seats of the 2018 Maserati Gran Turismo is handmade by Poltrona Frau. The steering wheel features an ergonomic design with profiled grip and controls for performance and multimedia functions. The front seats can be adjusted electronically for driving preferences or passengers’ convenience.
2018 Maserati Gran Turismo Performance
The exclusively rear wheel drive 2018 Gran Turismo will be powered by a 3.8 liter twin-turbo V8 engine. The engine is capable of delivering up to 550 bhp (410 kW). Customers might also have a choice of a costlier 4.7 liter V8 engine or a less expensive 3.60 liter V6 that delivers 404 bhp or 513 bhp. The smaller V6 engine will be in line with Maserati’s ambitious sales targets that may require a less costly version of the Gran Turismo. Of course the bigger engines will consume as much fuel as compared the 3.0 V6 engines. All in all, the powerful Maserati engines will make the Gran Turismo more agile and responsive as a sporty car.
The 2018 Maserati Gran Turismo will be fitted with the (MSP) Maserati Stability System. The advanced electronic system enhances the stability of the car by adjusting the car’s torque and braking systems accordingly in case of skidding. The MSP system can be adjusted to allow for a more sporty experience by offering the driver enhanced control of the engine power. The Integration of the MSP systems and the braking distribution enhances the safety of the 2018 Maserati Gran Turismo.
2018 Maserati Gran Turismo Price and release date
The base price for a 4.7 liter 2018 Gran Turismo in the United States will be anything in the region of USD 132,000 and above depending on the features.