Road Tests Real world tests of GranTurismo MC Stradale vs Vanquish

Top speed

0-100mph

Top Gear track time

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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Really great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:23.10 vs 1:36.20 Around 15% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Front view of Aston Martin Vanquish

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Aston Martin Vanquish

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More powerful engine 565 HP @ 6,750 RPM vs 444 HP More than 25% stronger engine
More torque 457 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM vs 377 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM More than 20% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Bigger engine 5,935 cc vs 4,700 cc More than 25% bigger engine
Slightly lighter curb weight 3,834 lb vs 4,081 lb More than 5% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

GranTurismo MC Stradale  vs
Vanquish 
Brand Maserati Aston Martin
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2013

design

Chief designer Jason Castriota Ian Callum

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD w/LSD and Traction Control
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 3,834 lb
Length 192.2 in 107.1 in
Wheelbase 115.8 in 107.9 in

road tests

GranTurismo MC Stradale  vs
Vanquish 
Top speed 189 mph 183 mph
1/4 mile 12.6 s 12.8 s
0-100mph 10 s 10.2 s
0-200kph 15.3 s 16.5 s
Top gear time 1:23.10 1:36.20

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.19 lb/hp 6.79 lb/hp
Maximum hp 444 HP 565 HP @ 6,750 RPM
Maximum torque 377 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM 457 ft-lb @ 5,500 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 / 3.13 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4
Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale
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Aston Martin Vanquish
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