The first official photos of its long-awaited Maserati convertible model revealed. The new Maserati GranCabrio will be officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show and will go on sale in early 2010.
Essentially a convertible side of the GranTurismo sedan, the new GranCabrio is the first four-seat convertible vehicle in Maserati’s history. The superb Pininfarina styling carries over, while a new print roof provides open-air enjoyment. According to Maserati, “The GranCabrio enriches all five senses in a shared open-air experience, lacking sacrificing comfort and performance.”
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Featuring the greatest wheelbase on the souk, the GranCabrio should recommend plethora of rear freedom. While endorsed specifications are still pending, Maserati says “rear passengers are supporting actors, but co-stars of the journey.”
The Trident marque has also chosen to fit the convertible with the 4.7-liter 433hp V8 from the GranTurismo S, bypassing the base 4.2-liter unit and mating it to the highly-rated ZF 6-speed automatic transmission.