lb-ft @ 4750 rpm
hp per liter
(from Maserati Press
Release) GranCabrio Sport
The new GranCabrio Sport consolidates its presence on the
convertible car market with completely revamped exteriors and a more
powerful engine. The new front bumper, with redesigned profile to
enhance aesthetics and functionality, new headlights, a new, even
more powerful engine and an upgraded suspension system make the new
GranCabrio Sport a point of reference in the convertible car market.
It made its debut at the Moscow International Motor Show at the end
Already one of the most
highly regarded in the world of sports cars, the GranCabrio Sportís
bodywork has undergone a restyling which skilfully harmonises the
characteristics of the GranTurismo Sport.
One of the most evident new features of the GranCabrio Sport is the
design for the front end with new light clusters. Though they
maintain their external form, they now incorporate completely new
technological characteristics, including LED Daytime Running Lights
The steering wheel, with
new design, is now more ergonomic and, in combination with the
extended Trofeo-design paddles and light aluminium pedals, is better
suited to sports driving thanks to a flattened rim and accentuated
The new grey EcoChrome
materials for the interiors and the Poltrona Frau leather upholstery
complete the existing characteristics, such as the steering wheel
transmission paddles and the aluminium pedals.
The GranCabrio Sport,
which comes with a modern V8 engine that has already become a
classic, adopts the most recent innovations in the field of
engineering to deliver greater power and torque.
Both the hardware and software of the engine have been improved
significantly, improving its power by 10 HP and torque by 10 Nm,
without adversely affecting consumption or emissions.
At 7,000 rpm, the
GranCabrio Sport delivers 338 kW (460 HP) with a considerable torque
of 520 Nm at 4,750 rpm.
Automatic transmission (MC Auto
The automatic six-speed
ZF transmission with MC Auto Shift is perfectly capable of handling
the exceptional performance of the powerful V8 and derives from the
transmission of the GranTurismo Sport. The automatic transmission is
connected directly to the rear of the engine and transmits the
torque to the same limited-slip differential through a two-piece
articulated steel crankshaft.
The GranCabrio Sport
with MC Auto Shift transmission can reach 100 km/h in just 5.0
seconds. Top speed is 285 km/h.
Chassis and suspension
The GranCabrio Sport was
designed to combine peerless driving comfort for all occupants with
optimum handling at high speeds.
and road holding, as well as the handling of a great sports car, are
qualities of the GranCabrio Sport that few other sports convertibles
This is thanks to the
shock absorbers with Sport Skyhook system, the most recent
development of the Maserati damping control system. The Sport
Skyhook system constantly adjusts the GranCabrio Sportís shock
absorbers, adapting them to the road conditions. With the aid of a
new rear anti-roll bar which is 12% more rigid, the Sport Skyhook
system allows the vertical rigidity of the GranCabrio Sport to be
increased by 10% in Sport mode.