A replacement for the aging GranTurismo is still a few years out, so in an effort to keep the model line fresh, Maserati has released this all new Sport trim here at the Geneva Motor Show. Essentially replacing the GranTurismo S, the Sport falls directly in between the base car and the hardcore MC.

The most significant change is a boost in power from the 4.7-liter naturally aspirated V8. This free-breathing engine now produces 460 horsepower – up from 434 – which now puts it at the top of the GranTurismo power range. Of course, that means we can expect a more powerful MC to debut in the near future.

Exterior changes include a more aggressive front fascia with large air intakes flanking the pronounced grille. Additionally, the headlamps and taillamps have been smoked and LED running lights have been incorporated into the GT's eyes. Inside, there are new sport seats and a revised steering wheel.

It may ride on old bones, but the new GranTurismo Sport's enhancements are enough to keep the giant coupe exciting for the near term.
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Geneva premiere for the new Maserati Granturismo Sport

20/02/2012 - Geneva

The new Maserati GranTurismo Sport that will premiere at the next Geneva Auto Show is characterized by an elegant overall restyling stressing its sporty nature and by increased performances.

An innovative functionally redesigned new front bumper optimizes the front air flows for both engine and breaks cooling. A new design of the bumper with a new style profile frames the new headlights with DRL Led technology. The rear of the new GranTurismo Sport is characterized by new taillights in an elegant, more aggressive, darker tone.

A significant restyling also characterizes the interiors of the car with completely redesigned front and rear seats and a new steering wheel with a more sporty and muscular look.

True to its name, the new GranTurismo Sport will see a further improvement in performances thank to its new 4,7 liters V8 engine now capable to deliver 460 Hp.


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      Kevin Gu
      • 2 Years Ago
      I've always liked the way the standard GranTurismo looks, but I think the special editions sort of ruined it with the bumper. Not a fan of the way the grille juts out beyond everything else.
      G_Rock
      • 2 Years Ago
      Its so ridiculous that we live in a time where I look at a Maserati making 460 hp as being "underpowered". I love it! I've always loved the looks of the Gran Turismo even if there are several other cars that I would choose over this one.
      Mike McDonald
      • 2 Years Ago
      Interesting color choice. I would like to see a version with at least over 500hp though. Such a better car than the California. And please don't put a Chrysler V6 in the new one!!...
      Taiso
      • 2 Years Ago
      Even if the BRZ somehow looked like this, wgn_luv, you act like the Gran Turismo is a new concept that could be inspired by the Toyobaru. The car has been around, this just happens to be its best iteration yet. I fail to see how either car is even in the same conversation besides both being RWD and being offered in the color blue...
      Tero Risti
      • 2 Years Ago
      No MC-Shift? Only that horrible auto...