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2011 Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale

By luanpa in | June 12, 2011 | Comments Off on 2011 Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale

Maserati is luxury and speed surpercar automaker, about two months ago they unveiled the 2011 Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale. It is the new special edition Gran Turismo, as we know this model is fastest, lightest, and most powerful in Maserati the line-up.

This surpercar model was inspired by the GT4 racing group, but it needed to be modified in order to become road legal. As Maserati GranTurismo Series models, Maserati has benefited tremendously from its association with Ferrari, this version bridges the gap between road and race models in the same way the revolutionary Ferrari 360 Challenge, but also has some a different approach.

2011 Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale is a two seat sport car, so the interior also needed to be adapted for a high performance. The shell seats are made in carbon fiber combined with high-tech padding and materials and a Trident logo stitched into the headrests. But the most impressive feature with the new MC Stradale is the Human-Machine Interface that allows driver to change the driving mode. The car will start in Auto mode, but there is also a Sport and a Race mode.

The instrument clusters have received the traditional Maserati blue background color, the pedals are made in aluminum, while Alcantara is used to trim the center console, the armrest lid, the door armrests and handles and the curve above the instrument cluster.

2011 Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale is powered by a 4.2 liter V8 engine, which delivers 450 HP and 376 lbs-ft of torque at 4750rpm. Most of the improvements have come from the Friction Reduction Program, which involved the redesign of the oil sump’s fluid dynamics and Diamond-Like Coating of the tappets and the camshaft lobes. The engine is mated to an electro-actuated six-speed manual gearbox that can shift gears in only 60 milliseconds (0.06 seconds) thanks to its computer control and optimized gear selection. This car will sprint from 0 to 60 mph only in 4,6 seconds, it will hit a top speed of 186 mph.

2011 Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale will go on sale at priced 154,721 euro, In Europe.

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