Road Tests Real world tests of GranTurismo Sport vs F-TYPE

1/4 mile

Ample torque is readily available from a couple thousand rpm, so the slightest right-toe twitch delivers serious thrust.
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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Maserati GranTurismo Sport

Reasons to consider the
Maserati GranTurismo Sport

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More expensive sticker price $122k vs $92k Around 35% more expensive harder to own
Front view of Jaguar F-TYPE

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Jaguar F-TYPE V8 S

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Has an air compressor Supercharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
Faster in the quarter mile 12.37 s vs 13.5 s Around 10% faster at the drag strip
More torque 460 ft-lb @ 2,500 RPM vs 377 ft-lb More than 20% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Lighter curb weight 3,671 lb vs 4,356 lb More than 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
More powerful engine 495 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 444 HP More than 10% stronger engine
Better power-to-weight ratio 7.42 lb/hp vs 9.81 lb/hp Around 25% better power-to-weight ratio

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

GranTurismo Sport  vs
F-TYPE 
Brand Maserati Jaguar
Price 121,500 92,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2014
City mileage 12 MPG 16 MPG
Highway mileage 21 MPG 23 MPG

transmission

Drivetrain RWD 2WD
Shift system Automatic Automatic
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 8

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Disc 14.8 in Ventilated Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,356 lb 3,671 lb
Width 75.4 in 75.7 in
Height 53.3 in 51.5 in
Length 192.2 in 176 in
Wheelbase 115.8 in 103.2 in

road tests

GranTurismo Sport  vs
F-TYPE 
1/4 mile 13.5 s 12.37 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.81 lb/hp 7.42 lb/hp
Maximum hp 444 HP 495 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 377 ft-lb 460 ft-lb @ 2,500 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Unknown

engine

Displacement 4,700 cc 5,000 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor None Supercharger
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 3.3 in 3.64 in / 3.66 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4
Maserati GranTurismo Sport
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Jaguar F-TYPE V8 S
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