Road Tests Real world tests of GranTurismo Sport vs Ferrari F430

Top speed

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Maserati GranTurismo Sport

Reasons to consider the
Maserati GranTurismo Sport

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Slightly more torque 377 ft-lb vs 347 ft-lb @ 5,250 RPM Around 10% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Slightly bigger engine 4,700 cc vs 4,308 cc Around 10% bigger engine
Side view of Ferrari F430

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Ferrari 430 Scuderia

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A lot faster in the quarter mile 11.5 s vs 13.5 s Around 15% faster at the drag strip
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,976 lb vs 4,356 lb More than 30% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Faster top speed 190 mph vs 176 mph 14 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Way higher redline 8,640 RPM vs 7,200 RPM 20% more revs
More expensive sticker price $263k vs $122k Around 2.2x more expensive harder to own
More powerful engine 503 HP @ 8,500 RPM vs 444 HP Around 15% stronger engine
Great lap time on the Hockenheim Short track 1:10.30 vs 1:14.50 More than 5% great lap time on the Hockenheim Short track

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

GranTurismo Sport  vs
Ferrari F430 
Brand Maserati Ferrari
Price 121,500 263,157
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2007
City mileage 12 MPG 9 MPG
Highway mileage 21 MPG 14 MPG

transmission

Drivetrain RWD 2WD
Shift system Automatic Semi-automatic
Gearing Traditional 6speed manual or 6 speed sequential
# of gears 6 6

engine

Displacement 4,700 cc 4,308 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 3.3 in 3.62 in / 3.19 in
Valvetrain DOHC Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

GranTurismo Sport  vs
Ferrari F430 
Top speed 176 mph 190 mph
1/4 mile 13.5 s 11.5 s
Hockenheim short lap time 1:14.50 1:10.30

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.81 lb/hp 5.92 lb/hp
Maximum hp 444 HP 503 HP @ 8,500 RPM
Maximum torque 377 ft-lb 347 ft-lb @ 5,250 RPM
Max RPM 7,200 RPM 8,640 RPM
Engine placement Front Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo 15.6 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo 13.7 in Ventilated Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,356 lb 2,976 lb
Width 75.4 in 75.7 in
Height 53.3 in 47.2 in
Length 192.2 in 177.6 in
Wheelbase 115.8 in 102.4 in
Maserati GranTurismo Sport
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Ferrari 430 Scuderia
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