Road Tests Real world tests of GranTurismo S vs Ghibli S

0-60mph

Top speed

GranTurismo S
183 mph
Ghibli S S Q4
176 mph

1/4 mile

GranTurismo S
13.2 s
Ghibli S S Q4
13.28 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Maserati GranTurismo S

Reasons to consider the
Maserati GranTurismo S

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Way more expensive sticker price $122k vs $77k Around 60% more expensive harder to own
Bigger engine 4,691 cc vs 2,979 cc More than 55% bigger engine
Faster top speed 183 mph vs 176 mph 7 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Higher redline 7,200 RPM vs 6,500 RPM More than 10% more revs
Car-autoblog view of Maserati Ghibli S

Reasons to consider the
Maserati Ghibli S S Q4

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More torque 406 ft-lb @ 1,750 RPM vs 361 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM More than 10% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

GranTurismo S  vs
Ghibli S 
Brand Maserati Maserati
Price 121,500 76,900
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2009 2014
City mileage 12 MPG 15 MPG
Highway mileage 19 MPG 25 MPG

transmission

Drivetrain RWD 4x4
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 8

engine

Displacement 4,691 cc 2,979 cc
Cylinders V8 V6
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 3.3 in 3.41 in / 3.33 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC

road tests

GranTurismo S  vs
Ghibli S 
Top speed 183 mph 176 mph
1/4 mile 13.2 s 13.28 s
0-60mph 4.8 s 4.71 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.55 lb/hp 10.21 lb/hp
Maximum hp 434 HP @ 7,000 RPM 404 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Maximum torque 361 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM 406 ft-lb @ 1,750 RPM
Max RPM 7,200 RPM 6,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Unknown

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 14.17 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Disc 13.78 in Ventilated Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,145 lb 4,123 lb
Width 75.4 in 76.6 in
Height 53.3 in 57.5 in
Length 192.2 in 195.7 in
Wheelbase 115.8 in 118 in
Maserati GranTurismo S
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Maserati Ghibli S S Q4
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