19 Apr 2017 Maserati GranTurismo – A Sportier Redesigned Convertible
If you thought finding that perfect convertible for the summer season is difficult then you haven’t seen the new 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible yet. This is the perfect convertible that blends luxury with high performance to bring a vehicle that you will fall in love with at first glance.
The new 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible is a four seat convertible with a sportier new design, amazing good looks and fantastic features that will make you want to buy it right now. To top it all off, Maserati has given it a big engine that produces a big horsepower that makes it a great performance car for anyone who craves speed with luxury.
Here is a review of the new 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible with a closer look at its new design, performance, other features and price in the UAE.
The Design of 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible
Maserati introduced a convertible for this lineup for the first time with 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible. This is a grand touring sports convertible with a fabric top for an edgier look. The interior is very spacious and luxurious, you will feel comfortable no matter how long you drive the convertible.
Although the overall design of the 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible is updated, the curves and dips at the sides of the convertible are reminiscent of the past models. Another thing that has been retained from the previous versions is the iconic Trident logo at the front grille.
The design of the 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible is much more aerodynamic. The stance of the convertible is very athletic and agile. The exterior is sportier and edgier than the previous models and it definitely looks better than ever before.
The athletic stance of the 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible is supported by the 20-inch birdcage wheels that not only make the GranTurismo look good, but help it perform great as well. Of course, the Adaptive Bi-Xenon headlights and the rear spoiler add that extra touch of sportiness to make it look even better.
The interior of the 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible is very spacious and can easily seat four people at the same time. The cabin is covered with ultimate Italian luxury that is designed to bring you maximum comfort at all the times.
The interior is designed as such to make you feel at home and in control at all times. You will have the option to customize the dashboard and side panels with wood trim option or carbon fiber option. The 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible has a driver centric cockpit that presents the maximum control to the driver.
Every important control is just a fingertip away, including climate control and entertainment systems. The seats in the 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible have heating, cooling and memory functions. Features such as power steering, steering tilt adjust and multi information display just becomes the icing on a very delectable cake.
The Amazing Performance of 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible
The performance of the 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible is very thrilling and enjoyable. It is a rear-wheel drive that brings a lot of precision and control to the driver at all times. Such performance is all thanks to the diverse and dynamic V8 engine.
The 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible is available with three engine options. These include:
- 2-litre V8 engine that is capable of 405 horsepower and 460 Nm of torque. The V8 engine is paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible has a top speed of 285 Km/h and can go from 0 to 100 Km/h in just 5.2 seconds.
- 7-litre V8 engine that is capable of 444 horsepower and 520 NM of torque. The V8 engine is paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible has a top speed of 302 Km/h and can go from 0 to 100 Km/h in just 4.5 seconds.
- 7-litre V8 engine that is capable of 454 horsepower and 520 NM of torque. The V8 engine is paired to a 6-speed automatic with manual shifter transmission. The 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible has a top speed of 300 Km/h and can go from 0 to 100 Km/h in just 4.7 seconds.
2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible has fuel tank capacity of 19.8 gallons. It has a combined fuel efficiency of 15 mpg, 13 mpg in the city and 20 mpg on the highway.
Safety Features in 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible
The safety features in the new 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible are a combination of standard and advanced technologies that are in the market these days. All of these features are added to protect the driver and the passengers as much as possible, however, they are no substitute for the presence or attentiveness of the driver.
Some of the worth mentioning safety features in the 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible include the follow:
- ABS (Anti-lock Brake System)
- Dynamic Stability Control
- 4 Airbags
- Active Headrests
- Disc Brakes – Front Only
- Traction Control
- Anti-theft alarm
- BA (Brake Assist)
- EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
- Parking Sensors – Front and Rear
- Seatbelt pretensioner – Front Only
- Tire Pressure Monitoring Display
The Price of 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible in the UAE
The 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible available in the UAE and GCC area along with the sport coupe version. The price of the 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible sport starts from AED 485,000 and can go higher with every optional feature and trim level.
The 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible is the perfect car for the people who like to drive a smooth, fancy car without it being too flashy. It is luxurious with the perfect balance of comfort with performance. It is definitely not a family car, but if you love to drive in the city and you love to feel the sun on your face and the wind in your hair, the new 2017 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible is the one for you. It is definitely a luxury vehicle, so consider your budget before you actually buy it.
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