Road Tests Real world tests of GT500 vs GranTurismo MC Stradale

0-60mph

Top speed

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Shelby GT500

Reasons to consider the
Shelby GT500 Coupe

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Has an air compressor Supercharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Faster in the quarter mile 11.7 s vs 12.6 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
Faster to 100mph 7.7 s vs 10 s Around 25% faster to 100mph
More torque 511 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM vs 377 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM More than 35% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 550 HP @ 6,200 RPM vs 444 HP Around 25% stronger engine
Bigger engine 5,400 cc vs 4,700 cc Around 15% bigger engine
Slightly lighter curb weight 3,813 lb vs 4,081 lb More than 5% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale

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Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale vs the Shelby GT500 Coupe.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

GT500  vs
GranTurismo MC Stradale 
Brand Shelby Maserati
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 6.93 lb/hp 9.19 lb/hp
Maximum hp 550 HP @ 6,200 RPM 444 HP
Maximum torque 511 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM 377 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,400 cc 4,700 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Supercharger None
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.6 in / 4.2 in 3.7 in / 3.3 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

GT500  vs
GranTurismo MC Stradale 
Top speed 195 mph 189 mph
1/4 mile 11.7 s 12.6 s
0-60mph 3.5 s 4.6 s
0-100mph 7.7 s 10 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD
Shift system Manual Automatic
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,813 lb 4,081 lb
Length 188.2 in 192.2 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 115.8 in
Shelby GT500 Coupe
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Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale
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