After debuting at this years’ Paris Motor Show, the Maserati Gran Turismo MC Stradale may be a mouthful to say, but the looks and performance of this mighty Italian machine make you forgive its stupid name…

This car is the most powerful, lightest, and fastest road-going Maserati to date, with 450BHP (336kW) from theFerrari-based 4.2 liter V8 that we’ve come to know and love over the years. Needless to say the soundtrack from this race-inspired Mazza will give you goosebumps in a very intimately satisfying way. When Italians use the word Stradale – you can be sure that the car in question comes with racing pedigree and the handling and performance to match. A dual clutch transmission finds it way into the mix along with carbon ceramic brakes by Brembo. As with all supercar offerings don’t expect a top speed of over 300km/h and a 0-100km/h sprint of around 4 seconds to come cheap – pricing has yet to be announced, but the release date - quarter one of 2011 - is still on.

The car is being driven by Grand Prix veteran, Johnny Herbert, and you can enjoy his comments on the car at the end. Look out for the GranTurismo Trofeo edition on track as well – the car upon which the Stradale is based.

Sit back, turn up the volume, and enjoy!


Source: Maserati

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  (630) posted on 03.23.2011

Well, for me, i don’t like the design for the front it look so hideous. However, its cheaper compare to its competitor!

  (858) posted on 03.21.2011

Maserati is the awesome sister company of Ferrari. For sure the performance of this car would be great since it was tested by the veteran race car driver Johnny Herbert. If you still have a doubt, then try it yourself.

  (701) posted on 03.17.2011

Maserati definitely is the most fabulous sister company of Ferrari. They made such wonderful cars. However, Quattroporte Sport looks so simple and the performance of this car doesn’t mention in the article. Hope they have included it.

  (129) posted on 11.2.2010

Maserati just cannot do a proper back end! If you saw ONLY the rear shot of this car, you’d think it was on a Mercury or a Buick or some other ordinary car. Or, at least I would.

  (648) posted on 10.21.2010

Obviously the high end Fiat brands have natural derivative potential which should and I believe will be utilized as Chrysler. As a Crossfire owner I’m looking for a new halo performance coupe from Chrysler to join the Crossfire in my garage. This may be it, with distinctive American Chrysler styling and maybe even a Hemi , of course.

  (806) posted on 10.21.2010

so which is better Bugatti or Mugello?

  (329) posted on 10.18.2010

Finally this car gets the power it deserves! It was so gutless before. It looked the part but it didn’t have the power. Now it looks even better and its got the power! This is great news!

  (543) posted on 10.13.2010

Is the one next to it matte blue? How about some pictures of that one. So what if it’s not a MC Stradale.

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