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Maserati GranTurismo: Buying guide and review (2007-present)

Maserati GranTurismo: Buying guide and review (2007-present) Classic and Performance Car
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Maserati has been on a bit of a resurgence recently, and the GranTurismo released in 2007 has been instrumental in its recent good form. The original GranTurismo unveiled at the Geneva Motor show had a Ferrari derived 399bhp 4.2-litre V8 and a 2+2 chassis derived from the Quattroporte. The Pininfarina-penned bodywork was met with universal acclaim, and its inherent rightness is shown in the fact that it still turns heads despite little having been done to the basic shape in the intervening years.

Ride comfort was much improved over the Quattroporte and the interior was well equipped, seating four in comfort. One of the few early criticisms were that performance was somewhat blunted by the almost two ton weight, although this was addressed with an optional 4.7-litre V8 being introduced a few years later.

Overall the GranTurismo has been a moderate success for Maserati, and although its beginning to show its age today, it’s still a very accomplished and hugely desirable GT. 
 
Which one to buy?
 
The GranTurismo has been in production for nine years now, and a number of variants have been released over the years. The standard GranTurismo is fitted with the 399bhp 4.2-litre V8 and while its looks, ride comfort and cruising ability are still comparable with more modern machinery, it requires a dedicated right foot to get meaningful acceleration from it.

The rest of the model range gets the 4.7-litre, V8 which puts out between 434 and 454bhp depending on which model it is fitted to. The improved low range response makes a big difference to the driving experience, however it’s the sublime exhaust note that will leave a lasting impression. The GranTurismo may be eclipsed in many ways by newer rivals but arguably none has a more stirring soundtrack. This and the timeless elegance of the design have ensured that these cars have remained as desirable as ever. 

The MC Stradale was introduced in 2011 and is the most sports focussed of the range, with 110kg removed from the overall weight and power up to 454bhp. This helps the Stradale reach a maximum speed of 188mph. 

If open air motoring is more your thing then there is also the GranCabrio model introduced in 2010, it is a 2+2 soft top convertible based on the GranTurismo S. Sportier versions include the GranCabrio Sport and MC, with slightly increased power outputs and more sport orientated suspension settings.
Build quality and reliability are much improved over previous generation Maseratis and depreciation has also not been as steep as expected. 

The sweet spot in the range is the GranTurismo S in either 6 speed auto or sequential automatic guise. It received the desirable Skyhook suspension system as standard on the auto versions with it being an option on the sequential-auto cars. It was updated and renamed the GranTurismo Sport in 2012. The choice between gearboxes depends on whether you will be doing a lot of stop start driving, in which case the full auto is preferable, however for the occasional blast the sequential system with paddles is more engaging. 
 
Performance and specs
 
2008 GranTurismo S
Engine 4691cc 32valve DOHC V8 
Power 434bhp @ 7000 rpm 
Torque 361lb ft @ 4750rpm
Top speed 183mph 
0-62mph 4.9 seconds 
Fuel consumption 17 mpg 
Gearbox Six-speed automatic
 
Dimensions and weight

Wheelbase 2942mm
Length 4881mm
Width 1915mm
Height 1353mm
Weight 1880kg
 
Common problems

Parts are widely available from Maserati and running costs are what one would expect of a top end sports tourer.
 
• Electrical gremlins are not as rampant as Maseratis of old, but there are a few things to look out for. Auto wipers can be erratic on earlier models and rear light clusters can play up, requiring reprogramming of the ECU to cure and in some cases a replacement unit.

• According to a few owners, random error warnings can pop up from time, but this can usually be traced back to a failing battery.

• Electric window motors can slow down with age. 

• It’s not recommended to jump start a GranTurismo as voltage spikes can damage the electronics and airbags can be blown.

• Engines are Ferrari based and generally quite robust, but crankshaft oil seals and cam covers can leak oil. These are not a big issue to remedy. If the engine is not running smoothly, it could point to a faulty air-flow meter.

• Suspension rarely gives major problems, however due to the relatively high weight bushes and shock absorbers do wear out frequently. The Skyhook shocks are also pricey, so make sure the system is operating correctly.

• Brakes also take a fair amount of punishment thanks to the cars weight so check the disc and pad wear to see if replacement is imminent.
 
Model history
 
2007: Maserati GranTurismo launched with 399bhp 4.2-litre V8 and six-speed Automatic Transmission
2008: GranTurismo S with 434bhp 4.7-litre V8 introduced with six-speed sequential semi-auto transmission. Skyhook adaptive suspension is an optional extra
2009: GranTurismo MC enters production - more sports focussed with racing harness and larger fuel tank. GranTurismo S Automatic enters production with standard Skyhook suspension
2010: GranTurismo MC ends production. GranCabrio is introduced with folding soft-top and GranTurismo S running gear
2011: GranTurismo MC Stradale released with power up to 444bhp and weight down by 110kg. GranCabrio Sport introduced with 444bhp version of 4.7-litre V8
2012: GranTurismo S ends production. GranCabrio MC introduced based on GranTurismo MC. GranTurismo Sport introduced, replacing the GranTurismo S. Power rating now at 454bhp with face lifted front and sportier front seats. Six-speed automatic is standard with sequential automatic gearbox an optional extra
2014: GranTurismo and GranCabrio MC Centennial Edition released. Bespoke colour and styling options available on these models
 
Owners clubs, forums and websites
 
• www.maseraticlub.co.uk
• www.maseratiforum.co.uk
• maseratiownersclub.co.uk
 
Summary and prices
 
The early 2007 and 2008 4.2-litre cars start from around £30,000 which shows a decent aversion to the horrible depreciation that cars of this type tend to go through. A low-mileage GranTurismo S can be found from £38,000 and up. Two year old cars trade around the £80,000 mark depending on specification, and this again shows decent value retention from new. Factory fresh MC Stradale retails for £110,000. GranCabrios are rarer and tend to command a slight premium over their coupe counterparts.

It is rare to find a sporty Italian grand tourer that makes sense to both the head and the heart, yet after nine years in production the GranTurismo still manages to offer a beguiling mix of practicality and desirability that is a hard act to follow. 
 
Words: John Tallodi
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Last updated: 8th Dec 2015
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  • Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale S |

    £77,850 £77,850

    Specification MAKE Maserati MODEL GranTurismo MC Stradale S COLOUR Bianco Eldorado YEAR 2014/64 MILEAGE 5850 DESCRIPTION We are delighted to be able to offer for sale this Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale S. Finished in Bianco Eldorado with Poltrona Frau Interior Hide and Alcantara. STANDARD EQUIPMENT Anti Locking Brakes, Driver and Passenger Airbags, Remote Central Locking with Alarm/Immobiliser, Navigation System, Cruise Control, Rear Parking Sensors, Dual Zone Climate Control, 30 GB Hard Disk Drive, USB and Aux-In Port, Maserati NavTrack Tracking System, Electrically Adjustable Front Seats with Lateral Support, Rain Sensor. OPTIONAL EXTRAS Aero Package in Carbon. MC Sport Line Carbon Pack, Coloured Brake Callipers, iPod Connection, Alcantara Headlining colour Upon Request, Comfort Pack, Coloured Carpet Piping, Coloured Stitching, Stitching Colour for Alcantara. TRANSMISSION F1 Style Gearbox ENGINE CAPACITY 4691 STANDARD POWER (BHP) 460 EMISSIONS (CO 2 ) 337 PRICE £77,850 Interested in vehicle × INTERESTED IN VEHICLE Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale S Submit Close Form Print vehicle details E-Mail to a friend × E-MAIL TO A FRIEND Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale S Bramley have a

    • Mileage: 77850 mi
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  • Maserati Granturismo S

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    Make: Maserati Model: Granturismo S First Registered: 02/09/2009 (59) Mileage: 12,938 Miles Previous Owners: 2 Engine: 4.7 Ltr Transmission: MC Shift Paint Colour: Grigio Touring Trim Colour: Rosso Corallo Carpet Colour: Nero Doors: 2 Seats: 4 MOT: June 2018 TAX: TBA HPI: Clear Warranty: 3 Month Cover Included - Upgrades Available

    • Year: 2009
    • Mileage: 12938 mi
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  • Maserati Granturismo V8

    £30,995 £30,995

    About this Maserati Granturismo V8 The Maserati GranTurismo is a two-door, four-seat coupé produced by the Italian car manufacturer Maserati. It shares the platform of the Maserati Quattroporte and parts of the Ferrari 599 GTB and Scaglietti. The standard version has a 4.2 litre V8 engine designed in conjunction with Ferrari with 405 PS (298 kW; 399 hp) and an automatic ZF gearbox six-speed transmission. This particular example comes complete with original bookpack with detailed service history (invoices and stamped book) and old MOT certificates. Fitted with all usual extras and stunning in this colour combination.

    • Mileage: 44500 mi
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  • Maserati Granturismo

    £63,500 £63,500

    Full Leather, Memory Seats, Satellite Navigation, Xenon Headlamps, Bluetooth, Multi-function Steering Wheel, Parking Sensors, Bose DEPOSIT TAKEN >>>>>>>>Boss Motor Company are extremely proud to present this beautiful Maserati Granturismo Sport 4.7 MC Autoshift.Finished in Blu Oceana with Bianco Pregiato and Piano Black Trim Throughout. FULL MASERATI MAIN DEALER SERVICE HISTORY - 10,000 MILES FROM NEW.Extensive Specification Includes:MC Automatic Gearbox, 20'' Neptune - Grigio Mercury Alloy Wheels, Titanium Colour Brake Calipers, Coloured Seat Backrest in Bianco Pregiato, Blu Navy Stitching Throughout, BOSE Surround Sound System, Comfort Pack Front Seats with Driver Memory, Dashboard in Nero, Ipod Connection, Auto-Dimming Mirrors, Satellite Navigation, Bluetooth Telephone Preparation, Automatic Headlamps, Multi Function Steering Wheel. - VIEWING STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY - PART EXCHANGE WELCOME- FINANCE AVAILABLE THROUGH OUR WEBSITE -

    • Mileage: 10000 mi
    • Engine size: 4691
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  • Maserati GranTurismo

    £81,450 £81,450

    Variant name:Coupe MC Stradale ,Derivative:MC Stradale ,Variant: V8 MC Stradale Centennial Edition Leven Car Company Are Proud to Present This Special Edition Maserati Granturismo 4.7 V8 MC Stradale Centennial Edition Which Was Launched To Celebrate 100 Years Of The Trident Badge, Finished In Grigio Pietra Triple-Coat Metallic Paint Exterior Finished With Poltrona Frau Nero Leather Upholstery With Rosso Trim. Tailored Finance Packages Available. Nationwide Delivery Available.

    • Year: 2015
    • Mileage: 12621 mi
    • Engine size: 4.7
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  • Maserati Granturismo S

    £39,950 £39,950

    A lovely Granturismo S finished in a great colour combination of Blu Oceano metallic over Sabbia leather interior with Black carpets piped in Sabbia. It has a great spec including: SAT NAV / BOSE SURROUND SOUND / BLUETOOTH / YELLOW BRAKE CALIPERS / IPOD CONNECTION / USB / NAVTRACK SYSTEM / FRONT AND REAR PARKING SENSORS / ALUMINIUM RACING PEDALS / 20" TRIDENT ALLOYS / HEATED SEATS / ELECTRIC FOLDING MIRRORS. It has a full Maserati service history and has just had a service carried out at a Maserati main dealer, where it also had 2 new front tyres fitted. It comes with 2 keys, HPI Clear certificate, original handbooks and service book, 2 Navtrack fobs and MOT to Jan 2018. For more information or to arrange a viewing, please don't hesitate to call or email us. If you would like to know more about this vehicle, please contact us

    • Year: 2010
    • Mileage: 32000 mi
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  • Maserati GranTurismo

    £71,950 £71,950

    Variant name:Coupe Sport ,Derivative:Sport ,Variant: V8 Sport 2dr MC Auto Shift Leven Car Company Present This Maserati Granturismo V8 Sport 2dr MC Auto Shift in Grigio Granito Exterior and Nero Leather With Red Stitching Interior. Contact Us For More Information Or For An HD video. Tailored Finance Packages Available With Excellent Rates.

    • Year: 2016
    • Mileage: 7738 mi
    • Engine size: 4.7
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  • Maserati GranTurismo

    £45,900 £45,900

    Variant name:Coupe S ,Derivative:S ,Variant: V8 S 2dr Automatic,Navigation, Bluetooth, Bose, Comfort Pack Front Seats, Electric Seats with Memory, Heated Seats, Ipod Connection, Active Shifting Paddles, Front and Rear Parking Sensors, 20inch Neptune Wheels. Multi award-winning prestige car dealership John Holland is delighted to offer for sale this outstanding Maserati Gran Turismo S finished in Rosso Trionfale with Pearl Beige Leather interior with Bordeaux Stitching and Carpets and Grigio Dark Chrome Internal Trimming. The specification on this car includes Navigation, Bluetooth, Bose Surround Sound System, Titanium Colour Brake Calipers, Comfort Pack Front Seats, Electric Seats with Memory, Heated Seats, Automatic Dimming Mirrors, Ipod Connection, Active Shifting Paddles, Front and Rear Parking Sensors, 20inch Neptune Grigio Mercury Wheels, Trident Stitched Head Restraints, Electric Folding Mirrors, Dual Climate Control, Auto Xenon Lights and much more. This car also benefits from a full Maserati service history carried out by the supplying dealer JCT600 Brooklands on 11/07/13 at 12806miles, 17/07/14 at 24370miles and 09/09/15 at 36293miles. Supplied with 2 keys all original owners manuals. John Holland has been established for over 40 years supplying a premium level of service in the sale of sports, prestige and collectors cars. We have a team of experienced buyers who hand pick our cars from all parts of the uk so you can buy with confidence all vehicles are HPI Clear and prepared to the highest standard, full dealer facilities available call the sales team for further information.

    • Year: 2012
    • Mileage: 40311 mi
    • Engine size: 4.7
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  • Maserati Granturismo S 4.7 Coupe

    £38,950 £38,950

    If you are interested in this vehicle please contact Hofmann's of Henley on 01491 848800 or click here . « Return to Car Sales page Contact Us | Tel. 01491 848 800 | Email: info@hofmanns.co.uk © 2013 Hofmann’s of Henley | Terms Of Use | Site design: solarcreative.co.uk

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  • MASERATI GRANTURISMO 4.2 2dr 2008

    £26,950 £26,950

    RAC INSPECTED and APPROVED. Top Brand Cars Are Delighted To Offer This Rare, White, Granturismo. Only One Former Keeper, Just Some Of The High Spec Includes Dark Grey Alloys, Black Leather With White Stitching, GSM Telephone 900-1800 Mhz, Satellite Navigation, Multi Function Steering Wheel With Gearbox Paddle Shift, Duel Zone Climate Control, Parking Aid (Front And Rear), Cruise Control, In Car Entertainment (Radio/CD), Rain Sensor, Alarm, Xenon Headlights, Electric door mirrors, Heated seats, Remote central locking, Cruise control, Power-Assisted Steering, Immobiliser, Front Fog Lights, Traction control. This Looks Like A GBP 50k Car, For Full Spec Feel Free To Contact Our Sales Team. Viewing By Appointment Only, Part Exchange Welcome. Finance Available. Debit And Credit Cards Taken, WE ARE FSA APPROVED AND CAN OFFER NO DEPOSIT AND LOW RATE FINANCE, HP/PCP/LEASE PURCHASE

    • Mileage: 70000 mi
    • Engine size: 4.244
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  • Maserati GranTurismo

    £65,995 £65,995

    Variant name:Coupe Sport ,Derivative:Sport ,Variant: V8 Sport Auto Finished in Rosso Mondiale with full black leather and contrast Rosso stitching OPTIONAL FEATURES FITTED TO THIS CAR Carbon fibre aerodynamic package I to include rear lip spoiler, side mirrors, door handles and front splitter finished in carbon fibre. Carbon fibre aerodynamic package II to include side sills, exhaust finishers and rear diffuser finished in carbon fibre. Comfort front seats to include heated seats, driver memory and easy entry system Privacy glass Black exterior pack to window surround, front grill and badging finished in gloss black Special paint finish 20” Neptune nero alloy wheels Nero brake calipers Rosso Trident stitched to headrests Tooled MC aluminium pedals Matt black look headlights BOSE premium sound system Electrochromatic rear-view mirrors Aluminium door sill covers Tracking system Ipod connection STANDARD FEATURES Extended shift paddles Brembo brakes Dual climate control Cruise control Automatic bi xenon headlights This stunning Granturismo Sport boasts 450bhp from its 4.7 litre V8 and has covered only 9600 miles. The car comes complete with the benefit of 4 brand new Maserati approved tyres and the balance of a Maserati manufacturer warranty until September 2018.

    • Year: 2015
    • Mileage: 9600 mi
    • Engine size: 4.7
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  • Maserati GranTurismo

    £49,995 £49,995

    Variant: S Inspired by the Maserati Birdcage 75th concept car, the GranTurismo is a magnificent example of gorgeous styling and brilliant engineering. From its sublime silhouette, styled by leading Italian design house, Pininfarina, to the immense power of its engine, this four-seater sports car offers thrills and exhilaration for everyone on board. Lithe and sinuous lines create a sleek and aerodynamic exterior that underline the car’s racing pedigree. Its powerful and dynamic front end is dominated by the oval radiator grille and horizontal headlights, with LED Daytime Running Lights blended perfectly into the bumpers. The long bonnet, with its iconic ‘V’ shape, has three air intakes on each side, in the classic Maserati style. Delivering the GranTurismo’s supercar performance is Maserati’s 405 HP 4.2 litre V8 engine that incorporates a number of innovative features to ensure the ultimate in power and speed. Emitting a deep growl at low revs, the engine’s roar is truly fearsome as the needle approaches the red line. We present this GranTurismo S finished in Grigio Granito, with Crema hide and Nero Alcantara inserts with silver stitching and Nero carpets. Sportline with MC shift 6 speed transmission, 20" Neptune alloys shod with fresh Pirelli P Zero's, Grigio brake callipers. Electric heated sports seats, iPod connect, Nav Trak, Standard features are Satellite Navigation, climate control, front & rear parking sensors, electric windows, remote central locking/alarm, With only 2 owners from new and having covered only 20,000 miles it is now offered in pristine condition. For more information about this Maserati GranTurismo S for sale in Kent, or to arrange an appointment, please contact our sales team on 01474 874555 or 07921 430430.

    • Year: 2012
    • Mileage: 20900 mi
    • Engine size: 4.7
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  • Maserati GranTurismo

    £78,000 £78,000

    Variant name:Coupe Sport ,Derivative:Sport ,Variant: V8 Sport 2dr MC Auto Shift **STUNNING TAN INTERIOR, 3 YEAR UNLIMITED MILEAGE WARRANTY***, Upgrades - Bose Surround Sound System, Seat Backrest Cover to Match Leather Colour, iPod Connection, Auto Dimming Exterior Mirrors, Trident Logo Stitched on Head Rest, Brake Calipers in Anodised Matt Red or Matt Blue, Comfort Pack Front Seats, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), 20" Anthracite MC Alloy Wheels, 36 months warranty, 1 owner,

    • Year: 2016
    • Mileage: 4147 mi
    • Engine size: 4.7
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  • MASERATI GRANTURISMO 4.7 2009

    £37,495 £37,495

    Maserati Granturismo 4.7 S ;;Finance options call Kevin at Credo Asset Finance 07990755224., Upgrades - Alcantara Headlining, Bluetooth + USB Input, Comfort Pack, Bose Surround Sound System, Metallic Paint, Upper/Lower Dashboard and Rear Shelf Colour, Aux-In Connection, Full Leather Interior, 20in Grigio Mercury Neptune Alloy Wheels, Stitching Colour Upon Request, Steering Wheel,Gear Knob,Gear Boot Lth Colour, Aluminium Sport Pedals, Front Parking Sensors, Red Brake Calipers, Rear Parking Sensors, 2 seats, GRIGIO TOURING, Pre-Delivery check 06/05/2009 Meridien., Service 6,385 miles 29/07/2011 Meridien., Service 13,0913 miles 13/09/2013 HR Owen., Service 25,407 miles 05/11/2015 HR Owen.

    • Mileage: 30074 mi
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  • Maserati GranTurismo 4.7 MC Shift

    £34,995 £34,995

    Finished in Grigio Alfieri Metallic with full Nero hide interior featuring silver contrast stitch and black piano facia and door cappings. This is a high specification GranTurismo fitted with the MC Paddle Shift, sport mode including sky hook suspension. Full infotainment featuring navigation, bluetooth, electric and heated seats, tracker monitoring and parking sensors. The alloy wheels are 20″ in grey powder coat with contrasting black calipers. Supplied with full Maserati dealer history and in stunning condition throughout. This GranTurismo MC Shift 4.7 S has just been serviced, detailed and fully prepared and therefore immediately available to a new owner.

    • Year: 2009
    • Mileage: 51000 mi
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  • Maserati GranTurismo Sport

    £59,995 £59,995

    Variant: V8 460 BHP - 2013 63 Grigio Granito Metallic with Bianco Pregiato Leather and Nero Alcantara Interior, Nero Dashboard and Carpets, Nero Stitching, Nero Headlining, Stitched Trident Headrests, 20” Trident Alloy Wheels with Silver Brake Callipers, Sport Pack Front Seats, Satellite Navigation, I-Pod Connection and Security System.

    • Year: 2013
    • Mileage: 16560 mi
    • Engine size: 4.7
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  • Maserati Granturismo S

    £39,995 £39,995

    Make: Maserati Model: Granturismo S First Registered: 09/10/2008 (58) Mileage: 36,050 Miles Previous Owners: 2 Engine: 4.7 Ltr Transmission: MC Shift Paint Colour: Nero Carbonio Trim Colour: Nero Leather with Argento Stitching Carpet Colour: Nero Doors: 2 Seats: 4 MOT: May 2017 TAX: TBA HPI: Clear Warranty: 3 Month Cover Included - Upgrades Available

    • Year: 2008
    • Mileage: 36050 mi
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  • Maserati GranTurismo

    £73,000 £73,000

    Variant name:SPORT MC Auto Shift ,Derivative:M145 ,Variant: V8 Sport 2dr MC Auto Shift Maserati GranTurismo Sport MC Auto-Shift. Exterior: Metallic Grigio Touring. Interior: Bordeaux Leather with contrasting Nero Stitching, including Stitched Trident Headrests, Nero Alcantara Seat Centres, Nero Alcantara Steering Wheel, Nero Alcantara Headlining and Nero Carpets with Bordeaux piping. Optional Extras Include: 20'' MC Design Forged Wheels in Satin Black, Polished Aluminium Brake Calipers, Exterior Aerodynamic Carbon Package - I (Carbon Front Spoiler, Carbon Rear Spoiler, Carbon Door Handles, Carbon Wing Mirrors), Dark Finished Side Skirts, Matt Black Headlights, Interior Carbon Package Evo - II (Carbon Paddle Shifters and Instrument Surround), Carbon Interior Trim on Dash and Doors, Comfort Seats (Memory + Heating), Bose Premium Sound System, I-Pod Connection, Tooled MC Aluminium Pedals, Electrochromatic Rear View Mirrors.

    • Year: 2016
    • Mileage: 7498 mi
    • Engine size: 4.7
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