Saturday, April 30, 2011

2012 Maserati GranCabrio Sport Review

After the wonderful world GranCabrio the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, Maserati 2011 used the Geneva Motor Show to take the grand touring convertible to a new level of performance and management GranCabrio Sport.

Designed to provide the model harder to sit by the cutting of the GranTurismo S and Quattroporte Sport GT S, Sport GranCabrio efficient use of fuel and Maserati GranTurismo, the all-alloy V8, 4.7-liter with a six-speed automatic ZF transmission .

This naturally aspirated engine in this configuration is 331 kW (450 hp) and 510 nm on top of its rich, fat torque curve. Maserati Friction Reduction Program was discussed convertible motor sport more responsive to the input of the driver the more nuanced, while achieving a 6% reduction of fuel consumption. The spruce top speed of GranCabrio Sport is 285 km / h.

This six-speed transmission is equipped with super-fast TM Autoshift software is developed for spruce convertible sports directly from the transmission of the Quattroporte Sport GT S. C. Shift to the automatic response shift resulting from an optimized even greater commitment.
It was planned carefully, with an update and revision of the active suspension system Skyhooks - now with a sports agreement - and the introduction of grooved and drilled brake discs double cast.

Visually, the GranCabrio sport is characterized by a more dynamic appearance, marked. This begins to look GranCabrio distinctive nose with a black grille and trident with red accents. The headlights now have a black appearance to white, while dispatchers sidemarks front corner and side skirts are redrawn in a body-color time. Sports GranCabrio debut as a color for the new structure Trionfale Maserati Rosso inspired by Italian national colors of red used on the Maserati racing 1950 - in 1957, Juan Manuel Fangio won his fifth world title driving a Maserati 250F F1 color red.

Spruce convertible sports will be available in all the 62 markets Maserati summer 2011.