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Review By:
eBest Cars
Version:
2013
Price:
£98,200 - £102,615

Reviewed by:
Rating:
4
On February 7, 2013
Last modified:July 19, 2013

Summary:

The Italian beauty 2013 Maserati Grancabrio has attracted many automotive enthusiasts. With luxury interior, plenty of space, adorable looks and hefty performance, it leaves a solid impression on many car reviewers.

The Italian beauty 2013 Maserati Grancabrio has attracted many automotive enthusiasts. With luxury interior, plenty of space, adorable looks and hefty performance, it leaves a solid impression on many car reviewers. However, considering good space for passengers, boot space is small. And you always feel like you are driving a big car. Without a doubt, Grancabrio is elegant and fully loaded sports cars that offer enough oomph to get your attention.

Car reviewers state that if you include brake calipers, wheel colours along with all 14 exterior shades, and 6 different soft top hues, it makes Maserati Grancabrio to be selected from 2000 different exterior options. Maserati has worked hard on refining the car with beautiful and perfectly engineered roof that suppress the sound. It has stretched aluminum struts, which minimize the wind noise even at high speeds. The roof can be folded up and down in 28 seconds and at speed of 19mph.

GranCabrio Price

Trim Price
4.7 V8 2door £98,200
4.7 V8 Sport 2door £102,615

Power & Performance

Most of the car critics are happy with the performance, but you need to work hard on the engines to get the most out of them. The 4.7 litre V8 produces enormous acceleration to defeat the rivals and it comes with smooth shifting six speed automatic transmission. The GranCabrio Sport is even more beast with the performance, making it more agile. However, brake needs to be upgraded considering the weight of the vehicle.

Grancabrio isn’t the smallest car and you need to be careful on narrow roads. The ride is comfortable and smooth with no wind noise. It is not designed to run on bumps because you will feel each of them inside the car. The sports model has upgraded suspension, which makes you feel livelier on turns. You will love the soft steering of Maserati.

Interior & Exterior

You can adjust the driving position according to any position, thanks to the electrically adjustable seats. The beautifully tailored design and interior will make you feel special. However, car heater is not good in winters and some of the controls are awkward to use. There is good driving visibility inside the car, thanks to the perfectly integrated anti-roll bars. Maserati Grancabrio is loaded with plenty of features like coloured brake calipers, leather trim, wooden rimmed steering wheel, climate control and much more.

Grancabrio offer luxurious and spacious seating for four and it measure fewer than five meters long. It provides plenty of space providing ample leg, head and shoulder room for tall passengers. As it offers huge space, the boot space is cut down to 173 litres.

Safety & Reliability

It is loaded with plenty of safety equipment that might help you to avoid an accident. It has latest airbags and belt-pretensioner technology to save you from injuries resulting from an accident. It is not crash tested by Euro NCAP or any other authority. It includes standard security systems to protect your car from any kind of theft.

Maserati itself admits that the build quality lacks behind German rivals and you can see from the controls. However, the feel is luxurious and does not let the buyers down. There is not much praise about Italian cars for their reliability.

eBest Cars Verdict

Definitely Maserati Grabcabrio is not a cheap car to buy and own. Other sports car cost you almost the same and people who buy them can afford them. The average fuel economy is below 20mpg and it has high resale values claimed by Maserati. You can chose the alternatives like Infiniti G Series, Chevrolet Corvette and Chevrolet Camaro.

The Italian beauty 2013 Maserati Grancabrio has attracted many automotive enthusiasts. With luxury interior, plenty of space, adorable looks and hefty performance, it leaves a solid impression on many car reviewers.
 

About the author: Ahmad Wali

 

Ahmad Wali is associated with automotive industry from past 4 years. Also the member of the Cars Edition Magazine and critique for latest car reviews. Apart from Automotive industry he is an Entrepreneur running blog network including UK eBest Cars. Say Hello on twitter

 

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