NEW FOR 2009:

- New GranTurismo S model

An all-new model for 2008, the Maserati GranTurismo is joined in 2009 by the new GranTurismo S, a higher-performance version.

The GranTurismo uses a 4.2-litre V8 with six-speed automatic and manual shift mode, while the GranTurismo S uses a 4.7-litre V8 with six-speed electro-actuated gearbox.

Features on the GranTurismo include 19-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, adaptive bi-xenon headlamps with washers, fog lamps, LED taillamps, auto-dimming rearview mirror, cross-drilled front rotors, heated mirrors, electric door and trunk opening assist, rear parking sensors, three-spoke multifunction wheel, power-adjustable leather sport seats, anti-theft alarm, keyless entry, cruise control, multimedia system, navigation system, and rain-sensing wipers.

The S adds 20-inch alloy wheels, front and rear cross-drilled rotors, oval exhaust pipes, and leather and Alcantara upholstery.