Exclusive Italian marque Maserati prepares some changes on GranTurismo model for 2018 model year. What exactly is in question? According to words of CEO Harald Wester, it will get changes on the body as well as powerful engines. You should expect the same chassis just like in latest Ghibli and Quattroporte models. That means sports architecture with most common components from the current model. Nevertheless, when appears on the market, 2018 Maserati GranTurismo will present upscale sports coupe which attracts new customers. The growth in the last few years is higher from year to year. GranCabrio model will go under the axe, but still, it has a replacement in Alfieri model. The expectation with regard to the release next GranTurismo is the end of this year or the first quarter in 2018.
2018 Maserati GranTurismo Design
If you take a look at chronology, 2007 is crucial for starting production of GranTurismo. American customers simply adore this model while Cabrio was no longer tenable. Elegant Italian design in combination with aggressive sports elements will make 2018 Maserati GranTurismo beautiful. Further, it will have the sleeker shape of the body with new front and rear end. For example, the front end adopts new oval grille with vertical bars and the emblem in the middle. From both sides, you can notice mesh with air ducts for engine cooling. The hood has a sculptural shape which gets more dynamic characteristic in driving. The rear is bulging with strong stance typical for a sports car. Finally, the four exhaust pipes kick out carbon dioxide.
2018 Maserati GranTurismo Cabin
No new innovation when the cabin in the question. The layout consists of 2+2 seats. Driver and rest of occupants have a low driving position. Materials which cover seats and central console are natural and a high level of quality. All processes in 2018 Maserati GranSport are controlled by a driver over the touch-screen. The last generation of infotainment system and other devices makes your driving comfortable.
2018 Maserati GranTurismo Specs
Under the hood lies turbo V8 engine. The specification includes twin-turbo 3.8-liter V8 engine. That is the same engine you have already seen in Quattroporte GTS. Normally, it provides more horsepower and torque compared to the last iteration. Reliable sources say that it could be around 523 horsepower. In addition, the V8 engine comes together with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The 2018 Maserati GranTurismo will not offer all-wheel drive. Only available option is rear wheel drive. Perhaps in the future, there is a possibility to add option for sending torque to all four wheels.
2018 Maserati GranTurismo Conclusion
The price is still not known. But we predict a little bit higher price than now. One of the more interesting competitors is Bentley Continental GT Speed. For more details, you will get a broad description. Stay tuned.