Maserati has been on something of a product offensive. The Italian automaker had an ageing portfolio. However, new life has been injected into the brand with the arrival of the MC20 supercar, in two body styles. And more recently the Grecale SUV. This week the company unveiled another new product in the shape of the New Maserati GranTurismo.

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The new Maserati GranTurismo may share some of its proportions and overt cues with its previous namesake, but this is an all-new product from the ground up. The new model makes extensive use of lightweight materials such as aluminium and magnesium, together with high-performance steel. It has also been conceptualised from the get-go with electrification in mind; more on this in a bit

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As the name implies, the new Maserati GranTurismo is a GT car. It has space for four adults and a usable boot. It was also designed to have high levels of luxury and comfort. The cabin is equipped with the Maserati Intelligent Assistant (MIA) multimedia system. This infotainment set-up has a touchscreen interface. The new Maserati GranTurismo also offers a high-end Sonus faber 3D sound system. This set-up can have up to 19 speakers with an output of up to 1 195 Watts.

Three Flavours

At the time of launch Maserati offers the new GT with two powertrains in three derivatives. Two of these feature a traditional ICE engine with the third being a pure EV. Both petrol-powered versions are powered by the twin-turbocharged Nettuno engine, as found in the MC20 supercar. This twin-turbocharged unit displaced 3,0-litres. All versions feature all-wheel-drive.

Click here to check out the mid-engine Maserati MC20 supercar.

The ‘entry-level’ GranTurismo Modena (silver car) offers 365 kW and 600 N.m. This endows the Modena with a 0-100 km/h acceleration time of 3,9 seconds and a top speed of 302 km/h. A more tuned version of the same engine does duty in the Trofeo (red car). In this variant it produces 410 kW/650 N.m. The Trofeo has a top speed of 320 km/h and slashes the benchmark acceleration test by 0,4 seconds.

The new Maserati GranTurismo Folgore (grey car) is the first car in the brand’s history to adopt a 100 per cent electric powertrain. It is also the most powerful production model from Maserati. Three 300 kW electric motors combine for a total output of 560 kW along with a whopping 1 350 N.m of torque. Top speed of the Folgore is identical to the Trofeo, but the 0-100 km/h falls to blistering 2,7 seconds.

Learn more about the New Maserati GranTurismo from the man responsible for its shape in the video below.