Maserati GranTurismo Modena and Trofeo Share the MC20’s Twin-Turbo V6


After a collection of teasers, Maserati revealed the design of its new GranTurismo earlier this month. And on Monday, the Italian automaker opened the floodgates, revealing practically all the particulars in regards to the Modena and Trofeo, together with the specs of its twin-turbo V6 engine The automaker additionally detailed the internal workings of the GranTurismo Folgore — the primary absolutely electrical car within the model’s historical past. 

We have already seen the brand new GranTurismo’s exterior design, which blends the acquainted strokes of the earlier era’s Pininfarina-penned silhouette. The GT is now 3 inches longer at 195.2 inches total, although its 115.3-inch wheelbase is a surprisingly a half-inch shorter than the earlier automobile. There are 2 inches of further width (77 inches) and the coupe’s top is unchanged at 53.3 inches.

Up entrance is a brand new fascia with particulars impressed by the model’s MC20 halo automobile. There is a new daytime operating gentle signature and full LED illumination for the headlamps and tails. The GranTurismo’s design options only a few panel strains (and hides lots of the few it does at or under the beltline), which supplies the coupe a extra strong, sculpted look.

Filling the arches are staggered wheels and tires with bigger 21-inch rims and 295/30ZR21 rubber on the rear axle and 20s with 265/30ZR20 tires up entrance. Maserati hasn’t but introduced what tire compounds it will likely be utilizing for the Modena and Trofeo, however given the specs of every, we’re hoping for one thing sticky and sporty.

Funky chilly Modena

Additionally borrowed from the MC20 is the GranTurismo’s 3.0-liter Nettuno twin-turbocharged V6 engine. Within the Modena spec, it produces an estimated 483 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque. Commonplace tools consists of an eight-speed automated transmission and all-wheel drive. High pace for the Modena is acknowledged at 188 mph, whereas accelerating to 62 mph is estimated to take 3.9 seconds with launch management.

This model of the Nettuno makes use of wet-sump lubrication — somewhat than MC20’s extra unique dry sump — and options cylinder deactivation tech that may drop all the way down to three-cylinder operation underneath sure light-load situations. Twin gasoline injection and two spark plugs per cylinder guarantee a extra full and environment friendly burn. The engine can also be positioned low and farther aft within the engine bay for higher weight stability, contributing to the GT’s 52:48 front-to-rear weight distribution.

The coupe rides on a normal air suspension that may decrease mechanically at pace to cut back drag (or within the racey Corsa mode to extend downforce), which works along side energetic grille shutters to enhance aerodynamic effectivity. Along with the Corsa mode, the GranTurismo options Consolation, Sport and the default GT settings. Modes are chosen by way of a toggle on the brand new steering wheel, which additionally builds the beginning/cease button into its heart hub.

GranTurismo Trofeo

The Trofeo spec options the identical engine and transmission because the Modena, however with extra energy. Output bumps to 542 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque. High pace climbs to 199 mph, whereas the 0-to-62-mph dash is decreased to three.5 seconds.

Along with the additional ponies, the Trofeo options lighter cast wheels, carbon fiber accents on the physique and inside — together with full carbon aspect skirts — and shiny black trim changing the Modena’s chrome brightwork.

The Trofeo spec turns up the wick on the three.0-liter twin-turbo V6’s output.


Maserati Clever Assistant

Inside, the GranTurismo incorporates a new Android-based Maserati Clever Assistant infotainment suite. Wrapping across the driver’s seat is a trio of shows, together with a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, an identical 12.3-inch most important infotainment show and a smaller 8-inch secondary touchscreen under for local weather management and different generally accessed car features. Software program may be up to date over the air, and Maserati guarantees the software program will evolve with new features and enhancements over time. There’s additionally a small round OLED clock on the high of the dashboard that may be personalized with completely different faces, lap timers features or efficiency information monitoring. Digital rear-view mirror and configurable head-up show spherical out the GT’s array of screens.

Customers can work together with the system utilizing the brand new “Hey, Maserati” hotword voice recognition and command. The tech additionally integrates a Maserati Join information connection for telematics, Alexa in-vehicle assistant, Wi-Fi hotspot, Tidal app integration and extra. In fact, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity are customary, which is kind of par for the course lately. 

The Trofeo additionally options extra aggressive carbon accents and lighter, cast wheels.


In the meantime, the GT debuts the brand new Maserati Energetic Driving Help. This Stage 2 driver help know-how seemingly rolls in acquainted options like adaptive cruise management and debuts new applied sciences like energetic lane help and emergency lane conserving. Customers can watch a brand new Dynamic Highway View that builds a 3D illustration of the street and surrounding vehicles — however possibly simply maintain these peepers on the precise street outdoors of the windshield. There are additionally new reverse emergency braking and encompass view digicam applied sciences to assist in parking security.

The GranTurismo’s cabin appears to be like unbelievable — although I am not but allowed to point out you photos of it — and also needs to sound nice when geared up with the 19-speaker Sonus 3D audio system with as much as 1,195 watts of amplification.

Maserati hasn’t introduced pricing or particular availability for the brand new GranTurismo Modena, Trofeo and the full-electric Folgore simply but. We anticipate to be taught extra — and can maintain you up to date — earlier than the trio hits the street in early 2023.

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