Maserati Coupe to debut at Geneva Motor Show
At Geneva Motor Show, Maserati will unveil the new GT that will go on sale in early 2008 at an estimated price of $110.000. The initial model will be a classic coupe but featuring the same rear seats from the 612 Scaglietti. Later, in 2009, a Spyder version it is also expected that will be a coupe-cabriolet with folding hardtop and only two seats.
The GT’s engine is based on the Ferrari’s 4.2-liter V-8, the same used in Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione. The engine range will include a 4.3 liter V8, a 5.0 liter V8 engine producing 470 bhp (a bored-up 4.2). Also a V6 Biturbo (approx. 400 bhp) based on the new V6 of the Alfa Romeo 159 is being considered. The Spyder version will be offered with a 5.0 liter V8 engine. The 0 to 60 mph will be made in 4.2 seconds and will have a top speed of 192 mph.