Maserati’s GranTurismo Convertible (GranCabrio in Europe) has given a new life to the Fiat brand’s sales in the US, driving them up by 48 percent in the first 11 months of the year. According to a recent Automotive News article, the Trident carmaker sold a total of 1,717 vehicles in the U.S., including 558 of the four-seat convertibles since its introduction in March.
Arguably the most desirable four-seat convertible on the market, and the first one to come out of Italy in decades GranTurismo Convertible is been engineered with input from Ferrari, has room to carry you and three of your friends for one of the best wind-in-your-hair experiences available.
The car is the 3rd model in the GranTurismo line-up, and is stocked with a 4.7 liter V8 engine that puts out 433 horsepower and 361 pound-feet of torque. It is linked to a 6-speed automatic transmission, rather than the rear-mounted, dual-clutch manu-matic gearbox used in other models. The GranCabrio can sprint from 0-60 mph in 5.2 seconds, and has a top speed of 176 mph.
Starts at $136,000, the Maserati GranTurismo Convertible is available in 14 exterior colors, 6 rag-top colors, and a number of interior and exterior trim options. It has a leather-wrapped dashboard and interior panels that have the look of excellence and class. You may want one, but you can’t have one, becaouse model is completely sold out in the US. There’s now a waiting list to get your hands on Maserati GranTurismo Convertible.