The brand new 2024 Maserati GranTurismo made its official debut in September 2022, so it stands to purpose that the GranCabrio is true across the nook. It is not prepared for its huge debut but, however “official spy pictures” launched by the corporate give us a good concept of what to anticipate.
Whereas the prototype is roofed in camouflage, we will inform it appears loads just like the GranTurismo from the rocker panels to the belt line. That is not a nasty factor: The second-generation coupe is characterised by a chic, swoopy design that completely embodies the definition of a grand tourer. Above the belt line, the GranCabrio receives a power-operated fabric smooth high. Photographs of the inside have not been launched but, although it is cheap to imagine the coupe and the convertible will look loads alike from the motive force’s standpoint.
Maserati advised Autoblog that the GranCabrio vary will mirror the GranTurismo’s, so consumers may have three variants referred to as Modena, Trofeo, and Folgore to select from. Energy for the Modena will come from Maserati’s glorious Nettuno engine, a 3.0-liter V6 that is twin-turbocharged to 490 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque. This engine was developed in-house, and it is also discovered within the MC20 and the Grecale. Subsequent up is the Trofeo, which can obtain an evolution of the six rated at 550 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque.
The engine will spin the 4 wheels — that is a big change, as the unique GranCabrio was rear-wheel-drive — through an eight-speed automated transmission. Alternatively, the electrical Folgore mannequin will use three motors rated at a mixed 751 horsepower and 996 pound-feet of torque. That system is constructed round an 800-volt electrical system and linked to a 92.5-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack.
“We will let consumers resolve [whether they prefer the V6 or the EV]; we will scale manufacturing up or down relying on demand. We do not need to affect our clients’ alternative,” William Peffer, the pinnacle of Maserati’s North American division, advised Autoblog.
Extra particulars in regards to the 2024 Maserati GranCabrio will emerge within the weeks main as much as its launch, which is scheduled for early 2023.