(from Maserati Press
Release) A year after the unveiling of the GranTurismo,
Maserati will be back at the Geneva International Motorshow with yet
another world premiere, the GranTurismo S. The ultimate expression
of the Trident coupé's sportiness shifts the emphasis onto
performance and driving enjoyment.
Two main novelties are at the heart of the new Maserati: the 440 HP
V8 4.7 engine and the electro-actuated gearbox with fast MC-Shift
arranged in the Transaxle layout typical of high-performance sports
cars that represents the technological DNA of all Maseratis.
The GranTurismo S makes use of the high-performance brake system
developed in collaboration with Brembo and introduced for the first
time in the automotive field on the Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT
S. The system features front brake discs made with dual-cast
technology - a dual casting of cast iron and aluminum, paired with
aluminum mono-bloc 6-piston brake calipers, ensuring optimized
On the exterior the Maserati GranTurismo S is characterised by a
number of aesthetic modifications that, although discrete, are
highly effective and make the car body appear sportier without
abandoning the sleekness of the lines masterfully designed by
The interior upholstered in Poltrona Frau leather and Alcantara
reflects the sporty flair of the Maserati GranTurismo S; the
figure-hugging front and rear seats are distinguished by their new
dynamic design with horizontal piping on the seats and seatbacks.