Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Porsche 911 Carrera S

Reasons to consider the
Porsche 911 Carrera S

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Significantly lighter curb weight 3,230 lb vs 4,356 lb More than 25% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Better power-to-weight ratio 8.2 lb/hp vs 9.81 lb/hp More than 15% better power-to-weight ratio
Higher redline 7,800 RPM vs 7,200 RPM Around 10% more revs
Front view of Maserati GranTurismo Sport

Reasons to consider the
Maserati GranTurismo Sport

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More torque 377 ft-lb vs 324 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM More than 15% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 444 HP vs 394 HP @ 7,400 RPM Around 15% stronger engine
More expensive sticker price $122k vs $111k Around 10% more expensive harder to own
Bigger engine 4,700 cc vs 3,800 cc Around 25% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

911 Carrera S  vs
GranTurismo Sport 
Brand Porsche Maserati
Price 110,800 121,500
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2012

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,230 lb 4,356 lb
Width 71.2 in 75.4 in
Height 51.1 in 53.3 in
Length 176.8 in 192.2 in
Wheelbase 96.5 in 115.8 in

power & handling

911 Carrera S  vs
GranTurismo Sport 
Power-to-weight ratio 8.2 lb/hp 9.81 lb/hp
Maximum hp 394 HP @ 7,400 RPM 444 HP
Maximum torque 324 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM 377 ft-lb
Max RPM 7,800 RPM 7,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,800 cc 4,700 cc
Cylinders Flat 6 V8
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 4.02 in / 3.05 in 3.7 in / 3.3 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4
Porsche 911 Carrera S
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Maserati GranTurismo Sport
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