Maserati has proven us the totally electrical GranTurismo Folgore from each doable angle, and now it’s time for the ICE-powered model to affix the highlight. Apart from the reveal of the GraTurismo’s exterior design, the most recent teaser confirms that the mannequin can be supplied in Modena and Trofeo guises, fitted with the V6 Nettuno engine.
Predictably, the biggest portion of the – admittedly horny – bodywork is shared between the V6-powered GranTurismo and the Folgore sibling. Modifications are targeted on the entrance finish the place the “common” GranTurismo will get bigger bumper intakes and a unique grille for cooling functions. The splitter additionally seems to be extra outstanding, coming with a carbon-style end.
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The profile is equivalent to the EV mannequin, aside from the totally different wheel design, exposing extra of the massive disc brakes and the blue-painted calipers. On the again, the spotlight is the redesigned bumper with quad tailpipes on the dark-finished diffuser. Due to the high-res photographs we additionally get a more in-depth have a look at the LED graphics on the smooth taillights, and the neatly built-in spoiler on the trunk.
As for the twin-turbo 3.0-liter Nettuno V6 engine, the corporate didn’t reveal the particular output for the Modena and Trofeo trims of the GranTurismo. Nonetheless, we already know that the engine is able to as much as 621 hp (463 kW / 630 PS) and 538 lb-ft (729 Nm) of torque within the MC20 supercar, though we suspect that the grand tourer will function a unique and fewer highly effective tuning. The entry-level mannequin might produce nearer to the 523 hp (390 kW / 530 PS) and 457 lb-ft (619 Nm) of torque of essentially the most highly effective Maserati Grecale Trofeo SUV. In any case, the ICE-powered GranTurismo can be much less highly effective than the totally electrical GranTurismo Folgore.
As a substitute of masking the GranTurismo with a camouflage wrap, Maserati opted for a discreet livery that includes the Trident emblem and Seventy fifth-anniversary badges on the home windows. As described by the Trident model, the concept of “a high-performance automobile, appropriate for lengthy distances and comfy journeys” got here throughout Italy’s financial upswing after the darkish years of World Battle II. The primary member of Maserati’s grand tourer bloodline was the A6 1500 in 1947, adopted by the 3500 GT in 1957, and lots of different fashions, resulting in the unique GranTurismo.
Maserati didn’t announce a particular date for the debut of the brand new GranTurismo, however a market launch is predicted someday in 2023 alongside the Folgore EV. Till then, the Trident model continues the event program together with many miles of testing with the prototype fleet. Word that the primary teaser for the brand new era GranTurismo and GranCabrio was printed again in 2020, a yr after Maserati concluded manufacturing of the long-lived earlier era.