GranTurismo MC Stradale
2011 / ...
The GranTurismo MC Stradale follows the same philosophy as Porsche’s 911, which is to offer a more track-oriented version of a mass-market model. At Maserati, mass-market is a relative concept… The GranTurismo has never been known for its racing talents, due to its imposing size and its weight of 1780 kg. As a result, even though they had a long way to go, the 110 kg reduction in weight achieved by Maserati’s engineers is quite a feat. In order to achieve this, the slimming regime focused on reducing the soundproofing components, which saved 25 kg, in addition to the 16 kg saved by removing the rear bench seat, the 26 kg saved by the new bucket seats with their carbon shells and the 12 kg saved by the bodywork. In 2012, the version gains 10 bhp to reach 460 bhp and in 2013, the 2 rear seats are back…