Maserati is famed throughout the world for the exclusivity of its cars and the passion with which they are built. As a Technical Partner and Advisor to Maserati for their racing activities in the UAE, GulfSport provided full technical and race support for two factory Maserati GranTurismo MC cars that competed in the 2010/11 UAE GT Championship.
The GranTurismo MC Trofeo’s set up is tuned for the track use, keeping the optimal weight balance of the road-going car. The Maserati Corse technicians have reduced weight to 1400kgs, improved the dynamic performance by means of specific racing type components, while keeping the reliability of the original design of the 4.7 litre V8 engine, paddle shift gearbox and transmission assembly.
The car is fitted with single-rate racing dampers dampers and aluminium 18″ wheels with slick racing tires. The braking system features new monobloc callipers and racing-type steel discs and pads, without ABS.