2011 Maserati Granturismo S
Low Mileage Example – Extremely Well Maintained by a Discriminating California Owner
Includes Service Records, Books, Keys & Maintenance History, Clean CarFax
THIS PARTICULAR MASERATI GRANTURISMO S
We are fortunate to have long time customers, many whom have become close personal friends over the course of our 25+ years in business. As is the case with virtually all of our cars, this Maserati comes to us as a referral from a good customer. The Maserati can best be described as a “no surprises” example with an excellent two owner history, and complete documentation. Frankly, high quality cars like this example make our job of describing their condition straightforward. The car has been extremely well cared for by its particular owner, always “lived” in California, has complete books and documents as delivered, and most important, has received service exclusively by the Maserati dealership.
The service history is fully documented on the clean Carfax report, and the actual service/maintenance records include the ongoing servicing performed since the current owner acquired the car over 6 years ago. The car was taken in for regular inspections and passed smog each year with no problem. The registration was just renewed and is valid until May 20, 2020 for California buyers. A summary of the cars history & service history is as follows:
- 2/26/11 – Delivered, Sacramento, CA
- 3/23/11 – Titled in California
- 6/3/11, 5,541 Miles – Initial service per factory recommendations
- 6/30/11 – Dealer warranty work (adjust front door, check all systems)
- 10/27/11, 12,894 miles – Complete service, wheel alignment, interior trim repaired (warranty)
- 3/23/12, 20,695 miles- Recommended maintenance by dealer, alignment check, pressures/fluids checked
- 6/26/12, 25,794 miles – Oil service / fluid & pressures checked
- 7/24/13, 22,875 miles – Smog – annual service, oil service, cabin filter, other fluids, etc.
- 3/14/14, 22,875 miles – annual service, complete oil service, fluids, cabin filter, check brakes, major systems..all ok
- 4/5/16, 42,723 miles – Maintenance performed by Maserati of La Jolla, CA- 12 month service
- 1/17/17, 43,066 miles – Inspection by Maserati La Jolla, CA
- 12/10/18 – Recall performed for ignition ECU
- 12/21/18, 43,768 miles – Maserati, La Jolla service – 6 year – Replace brake fluid, coolant, cabin and other filters, belts, oil service
- 1/8/19, 43,813 miles – Safety inspection & smog
During the current owners time with the Maserati, he accumulated fewer than 20,000 miles, enjoying the car on sunny Southern California days. The Granturismo S was taken into the Maserati dealer in La Jolla at least annually, inspected and serviced in accordance with Maserati recommendations. While the car was used on a limited basis, it was never stored for prolonged periods of time, neglected, tracked, or abused in anyway and was always driven by one responsible owner.
The Pininfarina-designed body is finished in Grigio Granito Metallic (Dark Gray) with Nero (Black) leather interior. Detailed photos show the excellent condition of the cars exterior including a lack of body damage, and imperfections that detract from the overall appearance of the Maserati. The Carfax report shows no accidents or other damage, though close inspection while on a lift reveals the often seem scrapes on the front underside of the spoiler. They are not visible while the car is on the ground and the seller reports no damage or paint work during his ownership.
This car was always stored inside and includes a Carfax report indicates no accident damage or other issues. Optional 20″ Neptune wheels wear are fitted Z rated high performance tires and Brembo brakes at all four corners. The factory Skyhook suspension features automatic damping control with adjustable settings. The immaculate cabin is upholstered in black leather with subtle contrasting black along with Maserati logo embroidered head rests. The leather-covered 3-spoke steering wheel includes paddle-shifters that can be used with the automatic transmission in Sport Mode to hold each gear to red line. The dash, door panels, shift knob and rear side interior panels are accented with walnut briarwood trim. Factory equipment includes an Alcantara headliner, front and rear parking sensors, navigation, aluminum racing pedals, a Bose audio system with navigation, dual power seats with driver’s memory, automatic climate control and headlamps, an onboard computer, and more. Instrumentation includes a 200 mph speedometer, and the odometer just turned 43K miles.
The Ferrari-derived aluminum 4.7-liter V8 produced 433 horsepower and 361 lb-ft of torque, increases of 28 and 21 over the standard GranTurismo. Power is sent rearward through a 6-speed F1 auto-clutch transmission. And the sound of the Maserati Granturismo S? Perhaps Motor Trend said it best during their road test… “And as the Maser enters high in the rev counter, its sound is expanded as if plugged into an amplifier set to 11 — a deep and sinister concoction of exotica and Motown permeating all. It’s this sound you remember long after you’ve turned the car off and flown home.”
This Maserati Granturismo will appeal to the buyer who seeks an elegant, sophisticated, and comfortable touring/sports 2+2 Italian high performance car. This affordable example has been properly maintained, adult owned/driven and is in absolutely lovely cosmetic condition. It has low mileage, recent service ans is fully documented.
HISTORY OF THE MASERATI Granturismo / GranTurismo S
The Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio (Tipo M145) are a series of a grand tourers produced by the Italian automobile manufacturer Maserati. They succeeded the 2-door V8 grand tourers offered by the company, the Maserati Coupé and Spyder. Unveiled at the 2007 Geneva Motor Show, the GranTurismo has a drag coefficient of 0.33. The model was initially equipped with a 4.2-litre (4,244 cc (259.0 cu in)) V8 engine developed in conjunction with Ferrari. The engine generates a maximum power output of 405 PS (298 kW; 399 hp) and is equipped with a 6-speed ZF automatic transmission. The GranTurismo platform was derived from Maserati M139 platform of Maserati Quattroporte V, with double-wishbone front and rear suspension. The grand tourer emphasises comfort in harmony with speed and driver-enjoyment.
The better equipped S variant was unveiled at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show and features the enlarged 4.7-litre (4,691 cc (286.3 cu in)) V8 engine shared with the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione, rated at 440 PS (324 kW; 434 hp) at 7,000 rpm and 490 N⋅m (361 lbf⋅ft) of torque at 4,750 rpm. At the time of its introduction, it was the most powerful road legal Maserati offered for sale (excluding the homologation special MC12). The engine is mated to the 6-speed sequential semi-automatic transmission shared with the Ferrari F430 Scuderia. With the transaxle layout weight distribution improved to 47% front and 53% rear. The standard suspension set-up is fixed-setting steel dampers, with the Skyhook adaptive suspension available as an option along with a new exhaust system, and upgraded Brembo brakes. The seats were also offered with various leather and Alcantara trim options. The upgrades were made to make the car more powerful and more appealing to the buyers while increasing performance, with acceleration from 0–100 km/h (0–62 mph) happening in 4.9 seconds and a maximum speed of 295 km/h (183 mph). Aside from the power upgrades, the car featured new side-skirts, unique 20-inch wheels unavailable on the standard car, a small boot lip spoiler and black headlight clusters in place of the original silver. The variant was available in the North American market only for MY2009 with only 300 units offered for sale.
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