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  • Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S MC Sport Line

    One of the Fiat Group's least-discussed (and smallest) brands, Maserati, is shooting for the moon--relatively. Seeking to triple annual sales to about 20,000 vehicles, the brand could be planning two new models. A replacement for the Quattroporte sedan is reported to be in the pipeline as well, due at this fall's Frankfurt Auto Show. Bearing the code name M156, the Quattroporte replacement is said to be a pure in-house design, building on the styling of the GranTurismo range and sporting a revised, improved version of the 4.7-liter V-8 found in the current model. The two new vehicles on tap...

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    Wiesmann Spyder Concept: 2011 Geneva Motor Show

    Wiesmann, the niche German sports car manufacturer, rolled out a new concept vehicle at this week’s 2011 Geneva Motor Show, the brand new Wiesmann Spyder Concept. The vehicle is described as a purist two-seater roadster and previews the next-generation of Wiesmann’s eccentric sports car...

  • 2012 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible Sport live photos
    2012 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible Sport Live Photos: 2011 Geneva Motor Show

    Adding strength upon strength, the 2012 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible Sport shears the top off the GranTurismo S--or adds an S to the GranTurismo Convertible, looked at the other way. Either way, it looks great, especially in the sheetmetal. It'll sound great, too, should you be lucky enough to...

  • 2012 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible Sport
    Maserati Ups Ante With GranTurismo Convertible Sport

    Maserati will unveil a new, faster version of its stunning GranTurismo Convertible at the Geneva Motor Show next week. Known as the Maserati GranTurismo Converitble Sport (GranCabrio Sport outside the U.S.), the upgraded model will have more power, better handling, more aggressive looks and a...

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    Wiesmann Planning New Spyder Concept Unveiling At Geneva Motor Show

    With the death of BMW's M5 V-10 engine, Wiesmann recently made the jump to another BMW powerplant: the twin-turbo, 4.4-liter V-8 found in BMW's own cars--including the beefy 555-horsepower M variant. One of the two engines will be under the hood of the Spyder concept announced by the company for...

  • 2012 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible Sport
    2012 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible Sport: 2011 Geneva Motor Show

    Destined to be one of the stunners of next week’s 2011 Geneva Motor Show, the new 2012 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible Sport has been revealed in full today and without doubt has left us drooling. The new Maserati will offer more driving enjoyment thanks to improved vehicle dynamics, more...

  • Katie Couric helps push Barry Diller's Maserati out of the snow

    We get it, Katie: YOU'RE A NICE PERSON. You're perky. You're smart. You're a single mother, a cancer crusader, and gosh darnit, people like you. But how, exactly, did this happen...? BARRY: Katherine! KATIE: Barry! Fancy meeting you here, in the middle of Central Park. BARRY: Well, as they say: the early bird gets the worm. KATIE: Huh? BARRY: Never mind. In more pressing news, I seem to have mired my car in the snow. KATIE: Really? It doesn't look very "mired" to me. BARRY: Well, looks can be deceiving. Remember when you took over the CBS Evening News, and it "looked" like it was going to be...

  • 2010 Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S Awards Edition
    Maserati SUV Will Get Ferrari Designed Engine

    First he told us a new Maserati SUV based on the Jeep Grand Cherokee platform was in the works and destined for launch late next year or in early 2013. Then he revealed that the prized platform would also spawn an upscale seven-seater SUV for the Jeep brand, one that would revive the Grand Wagoneer...

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    Maserati Sales Up 48 Percent In U.S.

    Lately we’ve been hearing about luxury sales soaring in overseas market, particularly in Asia where China and Singapore have shown particularly strong growth of late. Today we’re glad to report that the luxury sector is doing well back home, with Maserati reporting a 48 percent increase...

  • Maserati Classiche: the ultimate Maserati resource
    Maserati Classiche: The Perfect Holiday Gift For The Avid Car Fan

    Maserati has released the new ‘Maserati Classiche’ series, the ultimate compendium for diehard fans of the Italian automaker. In fact, it would prove an ideal resource for all enthusiasts and collectors, edited by Maserati itself and made up of individual issues dealing with a single...

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    Maserati MC12 Takes Out 2010 FIA GT1 Championship

    The race cars of the FIA GT1 series are some of the most impressive machines on four wheels this side of a fully fledged Formula One car, and one of the best of them is the Maserati MC12. It’s hard to believe but the car has gone on to earn a fifth Drivers’ title and a sixth...

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    Marchionne: Jeep Grand Cherokee-Based Maserati SUV Coming 2013

    A Maserati SUV? Why? Considering Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, and BMW already have theirs, perhaps the better question is, why not? That's the way Sergio Marchionne looks at the matter, at any rate, according to an interview with the Wall Street Journal. Calling the Jeep Grand Cherokee "a great...

  • Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S MC Sport Line

    Maserati's MC Sport Line is an option package designed to give the company's cars a decidedly motorsports-inspired look and handling treatment and has so far been offered on cars like the GranTurismo and hotter GranTurismo S in the past. Now it’s the Quattroporte’s turn to receive the MC Sport Line treatment, in this case the more potent Quattroporte Sport GT S getting the makeover. The Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S MC Sport Line was rolled out last week at the 2010 Australian Motor Show in Sydney.Extensive use of carbon fiber, the standard material of high-end race cars...

  • 2012 Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale
    Video: Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale Hits The Track

    Sleek lines, the raw Ferrari-tinged engine note, and more go-fast focus than the grand touring GranTurismo make the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale the Trident we want. This video just spikes our desire. Tail-out, tires screaming, engine wailing, the MC Stradale lives it up on track in this video...

  • Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale live photos
    2010 Paris Auto Show: Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale Live Photos

    The Maserati GranTurismo coupe and convertible are without doubt some of the best-looking GT cars on the road. But for some, good looks just aren’t enough. That’s why Maserati has been persuaded to build an even more extreme version of its stunning GT; the fastest, lightest and most...

  • 2012 Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale
    2010 Paris Auto Show Preview: Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale

    The Maserati GranTurismo coupe and convertible are without doubt some of the best-looking GT cars on the road. But for some, good looks just aren’t enough. That’s why Maserati has been persuaded to build an even more extreme version of its stunning GT; the fastest, lightest and most...

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    More Rumors Of Chrysler 300C-Based Baby Quattroporte

    The Internets are romping and stomping with the "news" that the 2011 Chrysler 300C platform may spawn a sub-Quattroporte Maserati model, but we're just looking at the details, as we reported that both Lancia and Maserati would get a 300C-based car last October and touched the subject again in May...

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    Video: Lindsay Lohan Blows (Through A Stop Sign In Her Maserati)

    Did you ever play the game "Kidnapped" in elementary school? It wasn't really a "thing", per se. In fact, we might've been the only ones playing it, and it might've been just in our heads. Which would be par for the course. Anyway, in the game, we pretended that we'd awoken in a strange bed in a...

  • 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

    So you really, really want to drive that new Ferrari 458 Italia--but there's that pesky problem of the two-year waiting list to buy one since it launched in summer 2009. Now Gotham Dream Cars, the exotic-vehicle rental firm with New York and Miami outlets, has acquired one. And you can rent it for a day, a weekend, or a week (assuming you have the cash) to see whether you really want to get on the waiting list. The bright-red 458 Italia joins a fleet of other new exotics, including a Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano, a Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 Spyder, and a Porsche 911 Carrera 2S Cabriolet. The...

  • 2010 Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S Awards Edition
    Entire Maserati Lineup To Be Updated By 2013

    Maserati’s lineup consists of only three models, the Quattroporte sedan and the GranTurismo coupe and convertible duo. Even for an exotic brand, this is considered small. Closest rival Aston Martin, for example, has five different models and a couple more on the way including a high-end supercar...

  • Porsche 918 Spyder Concept
    918 Spyder May Be The Most Expensive Porsche Ever

    Porsche doesn't exactly have a reputation for selling affordable cars, but this one is especially "not affordable". Another thing Porsche isn't traditionally known for is the hybrid. Well, the 918 Spyder is actually very much a hybrid, and it's reported to be moving towards production. Initially...

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    America's SSC Chasing Bugatti Veyron Super Sport’s 268 MPH Top Speed

    Who didn’t see this one coming? America’s Shelby Super Cars (SSC) will be attempting to reclaim its title of manufacturer of the world’s fastest production car now that the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport has set the official record of 268 mph. As we reported back in 2007, SSC originally stole the...

  • 2010 Maserati Quattroporte Sport GT S Awards Edition
    Next Maserati Quattroporte To Get AWD, Stop-Start?

    The next generation of the Quattroporte may move toward competition with the likes of Audi and BMW.

  • Maserati Gran Turismo mystery mule spy shots
    Spy Shots: Road-Going Maserati GranTurismo MC Corse In The Works?

    The photos are clear, but what they're depicting isn't.

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