Road Tests Real world tests of GranTurismo MC Stradale vs Ferrari 599

Top speed

Top Gear track time

1/4 mile

Nurburgring time

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale vs the Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano.

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Faster to 60mph 3.6 s vs 4.6 s More than 20% faster to 60mph
Faster in the quarter mile 11.5 s vs 12.6 s Around 10% faster at the drag strip
Faster top speed 209 mph vs 189 mph 20 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More powerful engine 611 HP @ 7,600 RPM vs 444 HP Around 40% stronger engine
Slightly great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:21.20 vs 1:23.10 Almost the same
More torque 448 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM vs 377 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM Around 20% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Bigger engine 5,999 cc vs 4,700 cc Around 30% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 3,726 lb vs 4,081 lb Around 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Faster to 200kph 10.3 s vs 15.3 s Around 35% faster to 200kph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

GranTurismo MC Stradale  vs
Ferrari 599 
Brand Maserati Ferrari
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2006

design

Chief designer Jason Castriota Frank Stephenson

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.19 lb/hp 6.1 lb/hp
Maximum hp 444 HP 611 HP @ 7,600 RPM
Maximum torque 377 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM 448 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,700 cc 5,999 cc
Cylinders V8 V12
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 3.3 in 3.62 in / 2.96 in
Valvetrain DOHC Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

GranTurismo MC Stradale  vs
Ferrari 599 
Top speed 189 mph 209 mph
1/4 mile 12.6 s 11.5 s
0-60mph 4.6 s 3.6 s
0-100mph 10 s 6.8 s
0-200kph 15.3 s 10.3 s
Top gear time 1:23.10 1:21.20
20.6km nurburgring time 8:13.60 7:47.0
Hockenheim short lap time 1:13.0 1:12.0

transmission

Drivetrain RWD 2WD
Shift system Automatic Manual
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 3,726 lb
Length 192.2 in 183.7 in
Wheelbase 115.8 in 108.3 in
Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale
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