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The EV revolution continues as the Italian automaker maserati jump into the electric vehicle market, first with the EV variant of the new one Greece Small SUV and beyond with this GranTurismo Folgore 2024 sports car. All Maserati EVs will feature the name Folgore, which means “lightning” in Italian. The GranTurismo Folgore promises some, uh, lightning-fast acceleration to keep up with its high-voltage moniker. According to Maserati, the car will be able to reach 60 mph in less than 3.0 seconds. To reach that number will require three electric motors, which combine to produce 750 horsepower. GranTurismo Folgore shares its design and interior with the new Gasoline-powered GranTurismo and may also spawn a convertible GranCabrio Folgore.

What’s New for 2024?

The GranTurismo Folgore will be the new model for the Maserati brand when it goes on sale. It will follow the petrol-powered GranTurismo to market, but we expect to see it hit dealerships before the end of 2023.

Price and Where to Buy

While the petrol-powered GranTurismo is offered in Modena and Trofeo models, the GranTurismo Folgore is offered in only one model equipped with multiple fixtures. Expect sustainable interior materials, abundant infotainment and driver-assist technology, and outstanding performance.

EV Motor, Power and Performance

The GranTurismo Folgore is powered by a trio of electric motors that deliver 750 horsepower to all four wheels. As a result, the electric GranTurismo is likely to be faster than its petrol-powered counterparts, the most powerful of which makes just 542 horsepower. Two motors drive the individual rear wheels while a third drives the front axle. Maserati says this enables a torque vectoring feature that mimics a limited slip differential.

Range, Charge and Battery Life

The 83.0-kWh battery pack should provide about 230 miles of driving range, but we’ll have to wait and see for ourselves when we get a chance to do our real-world range testing. Maserati says the GranTurismo Folgore can be quickly charged up to a 270 kW connection, enough to increase its range of 100 km in just 5 minutes by its benchmark.

Real World Fuel Economy and MPGe

The EPA hasn’t released fuel economy or mileage estimates for the GranTurismo Folgore yet, but we’ll update this story with details as they become available. We’ll also be using an electric sports car on our 75 mph highway fuel-efficient route to determine the actual results. For more information on the fuel economy of GranTurismo Folgore, visit EPA website.

Interior, Comfort and Cargo

Like the regular GranTurismo, the GranTurismo Folgore is a four-seat coupe with a luxurious cabin. While you’d never guess by looking at it, this car features sustainable materials throughout the interior design, including upholstery made from recycled fishing nets taken from the sea. Passenger and cargo space should be similar to the regular GranTurismo as well as rivals like Aston Martin Vantage and Mercedes-AMG GT. If Maserati moves forward with the GranCabrio version, it is expected that the trunk of the car will experience a decrease in capacity as it provides space to store the folding fabric roof.

Infotainment and Connectivity

All GranTurismo models come with a 12.3-inch infotainment touchscreen running the latest Google-based infotainment system from Maserati. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto wireless are both included and there’s a secondary 8.8-inch touchscreen that doubles as a climate control panel. A heads-up display is also available as is a premium 19-speaker stereo system tuned by Italian audio specialist Sonus Faber.

Safety Features and Driver Assistance

GranTurismo Folgore offers several driver assistance feature as standard, but we still expect more advanced technology as optional. For more information on the results of the GranTurismo crash test, visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) website. Key security features include:

  • Standard automatic emergency braking
  • Standard lane departure warning with lane guard assistance
  • Adaptive browsing control available

Warranty and Maintenance Coverage

Maserati’s standard warranty is nothing special, with coverage that spans four years or 50,000 miles. Rival sports cars like Porsche 911 offers a free scheduled maintenance plan to increase its value in this category.

  • Limited warranty covers 4 years or 50,000 miles
  • Powertrain warranty covers 4 years or 50,000 miles
  • No free scheduled maintenance

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