FACT CHECK (WITH PICS) OF THE NEW MASERATI GRANCABRIO


It has been pointed out that we ought not believe everything we read. They say it’s important to analyse the text before accepting it as truth. Considering the skeptical nature of most automotive critics, it won’t surprise you to discover that The Good Car Guy is labelling Maserati’s latest profound statement as false.

Says Fiat-controlled Maserati, in regards to their latest product, the GranCabrio: “The Maserati GranCabrio is powered by a 4.7 litre V8, 438 bhp engine and is the convertible with the longest wheelbase on the market.”
Hmm, wait one second. “The market” can mean just about anything anybody wants it to, but if it includes every production car, the length between the GranTurismo’s wheelhubs must grow by an astonishing 15 inches to accomodate four seats under the soft top of the GranCabrio to overtake the wheelbase of the Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead. Another 20 inch stretch would be required to overtake the pseudo-convertible of Maybach’s, the Landaulet.
Does the new Maserati GranCabrio feature the longest wheelbase of any convertible on the market? No. But it’s long, low, and lean physique does make for a beautiful vehicle. Check the pics for proof and have a look at other Galleries by clicking here.