Maserati hasn’t formally revealed the brand new GranTurismo but. Nonetheless, that has not stopped it from exhibiting it off early. Earlier this month, the automaker showcased the GranTurismo Folgore’s exterior design. Immediately, Maserati is highlighting the combustion-powered automotive.
The automotive has hit the highway in each its Modena and Trofeo trims forward of its official debut. Maserati is utilizing its Nettuno V6 engine from the MC20 to energy the coupe, which possible means this powertrain may even propel the GranCabrio convertible.
Maserati supplied no particulars concerning the engine. Within the MC20, it produces 621 horsepower (456 kilowatts) and 538 pound-feet (729 Newton-meters) of torque. It’s unlikely to make that a lot within the GranTurismo, as Maserati makes use of a de-tuned model of the engine within the Grecale, the place it churns out 523 hp (384 kW) and 457 lb-ft (620 Nm) of torque. It might make the identical within the GranTurismo or break up the distinction between the supercar and crossover.
One factor we do know concerning the automotive is that Maserati considers the GranTurismo “the model’s true icon.” Sitting on the high of the lineup would be the electrical Gran Turismo Folgore, which is able to use three motors to provide 1,200 hp (894 kW). This can assist ship the coupe to 60 miles per hour (96 kilometers per hour) in 2.6 seconds. Its high velocity will exceed 200 mph (320 kph). The V6-powered model will possible path the EV in efficiency.
Maserati hasn’t introduced the debut date for the brand new GranTurismo. Its design doesn’t look that totally different from the newest iteration, however there are some noticeable styling variations, just like the vertical-oriented headlights. The automotive’s general design is an evolution of the sooner automotive, with refinements discovered throughout.
The Maserati Gran Turismo ought to debut later this 12 months earlier than happening sale in 2023. Maserati’s launch plans embody the all-electric Folgore, too, as the corporate works towards providing each mannequin with an EV model by the center of the last decade. It plans to go totally electrical on the shut of the 2020s, with the Ghibli bowing out in 2024.