Although the Maserati GranTurismo may have looked pretty hot when it hit the scene in 2007, eight years on, it's starting to show its age. Maserati is focusing its attention on the new Quattroporte, Ghibli and upcoming Levante utility vehicle, but Camal Studio is evidently keen to pick up what Maserati has let fall by the wayside.

The design house, as you may recall, was founded by former Pininfarina designers – the same firm that penned the GranTurimso (among other Maseratis) in the first place. Camal calls its redesign the Tributo (a name which should require no translation) and it draws its inspiration from Maserati GTs past like the original Ghibli, Bora and Khamsin. The resulting design comes across as clean enough, but to our eyes somewhat unremarkable. And if you're going to go to the trouble of coachbuilding a Maserati, you might as well go for a bit more visual impact. But that's judging solely from the renderings, and that's just our opinion – the financially well-endowed customers Camal is going after may feel otherwise once they see it in the flesh.

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      • 1 Year Ago
      It has not been 8 years since 2007. 2007 was 6 years ago.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Hell YES
      David Pettit
      • 1 Year Ago
      Overall I really like the car. And it does have an original Ghilbi/ Khamsin vibe. But I'm not crazy about the front end. The face should have more expression. The hood crease doesn't imply power that Maserati's have, and looks more like a Olds Aurora. A hood more like the original Ghilbi or Khamsin would be a lovely solution
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looks a little bland at the front but once you get to the side and around the back back it looks gorgeous.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looks like a cross between an 81' Alfa Romeo GTV6 and Audi A7
      • 1 Year Ago
      Gorgeous. So much more elegant than the standard Maserati bulldozer look.
      • 1 Year Ago
      If feel sorry for anyone that keeps a Maseratti for more than 2 years. Unless they collect semi-prestigious cars...
      • 1 Year Ago
      In an age where everything is designed and designed again... where those sitting at the tables don't know when to stop moving the pen, this is really refreshing. Minimalism is sexy. I even like the front end. And the profile makes it look like a classic Italian GT. I defy anyone to tell me when that has ever been a bad thing.
      • 1 Year Ago
      hello gorgeous
      Martin van Duijn
      • 1 Year Ago
      A capable design. I hope that sums it up deadly enough.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Not a fan. Maserati's are supposed to be sensual, emotional cars. This is too plain and sharp like a 1st gen gallardo, and I think they took the back end off an A7. Works on the A7, but not here.
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