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 |  Mar 01 2012, 6:15 PM

In the world of ultra-exclusive Italian sports cars, the Maserati GranTurismo S MC Sport Line is rarer than most. Only 12 examples were made, all of which were pearl white and were to be sold only in the Middle East.

The reason why only twelve exist was to commemorate the number of titles Maserati has won in the FIA GT Championship. It also happens to be the exact number of Maserati dealerships in this oil-rich region.

Now it seems that one of the owners decided to have his repainted matte-red and has produced a video celebrating his V8 powered beast. The video is shot in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), and is tastefully done. If you like videos where the exhaust note does most of the talking, you’ll enjoy the video below.

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 |  Jul 30 2011, 11:28 AM

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Anderson Germany’s newest creation is a menacing, flat black Maserati Gran Turismo S that they’ve dubbed the Superior Black Edition. The only parts remaining on this Gran Turismo S that aren’t matte are the window frames, grille and rear logo. And they’re all gloss back.

The dark theme continues with a tinted shade on the headlights and taillights. Plus, to complement the matte black Anderson Germany outfitted the Gran Turismo S with a new hood and a selection of carbon fiber components – the mirrors, tailgate, roof ledges, left and right air inlets are all in carbon.

To finish off the exterior modifications, Anderson Germany also equips the Maserati with subtle front and rear aprons while 21-inch wheels adorn all four corners. The car was then lowered to give it the proper stance it needs to match the rest of the package. Horsepower has been increased to a respectable 492-hp, up from the factory 440-hp, thanks to a new exhaust system with racing catalytic converters and an ECU retune. There is also a weight savings of about 29-lbs from the new exhaust.

The interior receives plenty of carbon fiber accents while in car electronics has been decked out with plenty of monitors and a Playstation3. Reupholstery consists of black carbon leather and Alcantara, contrasted with red stitching.

GALLERY: Anderson Germany Maserati Gran Turismo S Superior Black Edition

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