Road Tests Real world tests of GranTurismo MC Stradale vs S 63 AMG Coupé

0-60mph

Top speed

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale

Reasons to consider the
Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale

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Faster top speed 189 mph vs 155 mph 34 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Faster in the quarter mile 12.6 s vs 13.74 s Around 10% faster at the drag strip
Faster to 60mph 4.6 s vs 5.1 s Around 10% faster to 60mph
Lighter curb weight 4,081 lb vs 4,806 lb More than 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Car-autoblog view of Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG Coupé

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Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG

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Significantly more torque 663 ft-lb @ 3,750 RPM vs 377 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM More than 75% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 577 HP @ 5,500 RPM vs 444 HP Around 30% stronger engine
Bigger engine 5,461 cc vs 4,700 cc More than 15% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

GranTurismo MC Stradale  vs
S 63 AMG Coupé 
Brand Maserati Mercedes-Benz
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2014

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.19 lb/hp 8.33 lb/hp
Maximum hp 444 HP 577 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Maximum torque 377 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM 663 ft-lb @ 3,750 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Unknown

engine

Displacement 4,700 cc 5,461 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 3.3 in 3.86 in / 3.56 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

GranTurismo MC Stradale  vs
S 63 AMG Coupé 
Top speed 189 mph 155 mph
1/4 mile 12.6 s 13.74 s
0-60mph 4.6 s 5.1 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD 4x4
Shift system Automatic Automatic
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 7

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15.39 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Disc 14.41 in Ventilated Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,081 lb 4,806 lb
Length 192.2 in 206.5 in
Wheelbase 115.8 in 124.6 in
Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale
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Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG
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