Maserati To Use Turbochargers, 8-Speed Automatics In Future Cars

Maserati To Use Turbochargers, 8-Speed Automatics In Future Cars
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Maserati‘s new GranTurismo MC Stradale might be using a nifty new single-clutch automated manual gearbox in its home market of Europe, but North America will get a ZF-built 8-speed automatic. The ZF unit is a precursor to Maserati’s further use of the gearbox, and frankly, North American consumers of the brand will likely not notice… Continue Reading...

Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale Debuts With More Power, Less Weight [Paris 2010]

Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale Debuts With More Power, Less Weight [Paris 2010]
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Inspired by the Trofeo GranTurismo MC series cars, as well as the Italian automaker’s GT4 race cars, the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale brings much of the former two models’ racing capability to the street. With an extra 10-hp over the GranTurismo S model, the 4.7-liter V8 makes 450-hp and 376 ft-lbs of torque, allowing for… Continue Reading...