Road Tests Real world tests of GranTurismo MC Stradale vs DBS Ultimate

Top speed

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale

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Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale vs the Aston Martin DBS Ultimate.

Front view of Aston Martin DBS Ultimate

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Aston Martin DBS Ultimate

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Bigger engine 5,935 cc vs 4,700 cc More than 25% bigger engine
More powerful engine 510 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 444 HP Around 15% stronger engine
Lighter curb weight 3,500 lb vs 4,081 lb Around 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

GranTurismo MC Stradale  vs
DBS Ultimate 
Brand Maserati Aston Martin
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2012

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.19 lb/hp 6.86 lb/hp
Maximum hp 444 HP 510 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 377 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM 420 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,700 cc 5,935 cc
Cylinders V8 V12
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 3.3 in 3.5 in / 3.1 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

GranTurismo MC Stradale  vs
DBS Ultimate 
Top speed 189 mph 191 mph
1/4 mile 12.6 s 12.5 s
0-60mph 4.6 s 4.3 s
0-100mph 10 s 9.2 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD w/LSD, DSC
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,081 lb 3,500 lb
Length 192.2 in 185.9 in
Wheelbase 115.8 in 107.9 in
Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale
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Aston Martin DBS Ultimate
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