Next GranTurismo could look very different to the current model
The latest Maserati Quattroporte, Ghibli saloon and the upcoming Levante SUV all share a similar sculptural character. But the next-generation GranTurismo coupé and its GranCabrio sibling will update the brand’s design language.
Maserati believes that the new four-door Ghibli saloon now provides customers with a sporting four-seater of the GranTurismo’s size. This allows the next-generation versions of the coupé and cabrio to be more compact and dynamic.
Maserati aims to boost sales from under 7000 units a year to 50,000 by 2015. It will not only need a new look to update these three core models when they are replaced towards the end of this decade, but it will also need a more versatile design palette that allows for additions to the range.
According to some sources, new models could include a two-seat sports car. CEO Harald Wester recently revealed that Maserati, which built the 8C Competizione for Alfa Romeo and will make Alfa’s 4C sports car, plans to introduce limited-edition specialist models by taking advantage of its capacity for manufacturing such cars.