2012 Maserati GranCabrio Sport
Maserati has introduced the new 2012 GranCabrio Sport coming with more power, a faster gearshift and a distinctively aggressive look.
2012 Maserati GranCabrio Sport is powered by a staggering 4.7 liter naturally aspirated V8 with 450HP (331 kW) at 7000RPM and 510Nm (378 lb-ft) of torque at 4750RPM. 0 to 100 km/h takes 5.2 seconds and the top speed is 285 km/h (177 mph). It is mated to a 6-speed super-fast gearbox featuring MC Auto Shift mode.
The engine is rather thirsty – 22.5 litres / 100 km in the city, 9.8 liters / 100 on the highway and 14.5 liters / 100 on combined cycle. The CO2 emissions are 337 g/km.
Everything in 2012 GranCabrio Sport has been improved. The handling and the Skyhook active-suspension system. The brake system has been revised, too.
The options list is huge, but the interesting extras are: interior and exterior carbon fibre features, Astro-design 20" wheels, Chrome-line including door handles, the capote mouldings and the exhaust tips.
While introducing the GranCabrio Sport, Maserati has also refreshed the detailing of the GranCabrio.
The MY2012 GranCabrio now receives a chromed front grille and side vents, while it also receives adjustable lumbar support for the front passenger as standard equipment.
It has also added the options of a new, anodized matt red brake caliper for the GranCabrio.
The car is priced at £102 615 on the road. The first right-hand drive vehicles will reach UK clients in October 2011.
Check out the specifications, below!
2012 GranCabrio Sport Specifications:
High-strength steel monocoque, under-body aluminium cross bracing
4.7-litre all-alloy V8
Power - 450hp (331kW) @ 7000rpm
Torque - 510Nm @ 4750rpm
Capacity - 4691cc
Bore x stroke - 94mm x 84.5mm
Compression ratio - 11.25:1
Maximum engine speed – 7200RPM
Oil delivery - Wet sump
0-100km/h acceleration - 5.2 seconds
Top speed - 285km/h
Fuel consumption – Urban - 22.5 litres/100km
Fuel consumption – Extra-urban - 9.8 litres/100km
Fuel consumption – combined - 14.5 litres/100km
CO2 emissions - 337 grams/km Transmission
Six-speed automatic (ZF 6HP26) with MC Auto Shift
Final Drive: 3.73:1 Differential
Asymmetric limited-slip (25% in traction, 45% in release) with bevel drive
Engine-speed sensitive power steering, rack-and-pinion.
Length - 4881mm
Width (with mirrors) - 2056mm
Width (without mirrors) - 1915mm
Height - 1353mm
Wheelbase - 2942mm
Front track - 1586mm
Rear track - 1590mm
Front overhang - 873mm
Rear overhang - 1066mm
Boot/trunk capacity - 173 litres
Fuel capacity - 75 litres
Dry weight (EU) - 1887kg
Kerb weight (EU) - 1980kg
Weight distribution (roof closed) - 49% front/51% rear
Weight distribution (roof open) - 48%/52%
360mm front discs, 330mm rear discs
245/35 ZR20 (front); 285/35 ZR20 (rear)
£102 615 OTR