Love and Rockets

Maserati’s 100th anniversary is a milestone for the marque and its most passionate collectors. So this is lidia,” Doug Magnon says, waving his arm at a silver Maserati in the center of the showroom that holds dozens of his cars. Lidia is a 1963 3500 GTI, the first Maserati that Magnon ever bought and one […]

Best of the Best 2012: Coupes & GTs: Maserati GranTurismo MC

The Granturismo MC dispels the notion that Maserati is a second-tier player among Italian sports-car brands. The beauty of the GranTurismo is indisputable, and its Ferrari-sourced 4.7-liter V-8 engine sends 444 hp and 376 ft lbs of torque to the rear wheels, enabling the MC to reach 60 mph from a standstill in just 4.5 seconds […]

Maserati Refines Its Sensuous Coupe with the 2013 GranTurismo Sport

No one seems to be in much of a hurry to bid farewell to the stupendously pretty Maserati GranTurismo—particularly Maserati itself. With “only” 400 hp, it earned modest praise for its performance when it debuted in 2007, yet the talented two-door has aged with enviable grace. And to Maserati’s great credit, a succession of performance […]

Toys of Summer: Fit and Trim

like a sun worshipper who has shaped up for the beach season, Maserati’s already seductive drop-top is sporting more muscle and a leaner look for the summer. The new Maserati GranTurismo Convertible Sport—known as the GranCabrio Sport beyond the borders of North America and expected to arrive in U.S. showrooms in August—is equipped with a […]

Best of the Best 2011: Convertibles: Maserati GranTurismo Convertible

Maserati GranTurismo Convertible (, which might be the most beautiful topless GT on the planet. If one requires more pragmatic reasons to consider the $139,700 GranTurismo, he or she can put foot to floor and experience the performance of a Ferrari-engineered V-8 engine with an exhaust note that pales only—and barely—to that of Ferrari’s grandiloquent […]

Car of the Year 2011: No. 7 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible

No Substitute The GranTurismo just might erase Maserati’s undeserved image of being the Italian car to buy if you cannot afford a Ferrari. Yes, Maserati was once a division of Ferrari, the two companies still are located in the same neighborhood, and all Maseratis are powered by Ferrari-sourced engines. However, Maserati stands apart with the […]

Maserati GranTurismo Drops Its Top for 2010

For the consideration of those who believe the Maserati GranTurismo just can’t get any prettier, the famed Italian automaker submits the dazzling 2010 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible. Known in markets outside the United States as the GranCabrio, this is the first true four-seat drop-top in Maserati’s 95-year history and the third prong in its product trident, […]

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