Kuwait, 17 April 2017 -  Al Zayani Trading Co, the official importer of Maserati in Kuwait, announces the arrival of Maserati’s new special edition GranTurismo Sport to Kuwait.

Ziad Bou Chacra, Brand Manager of Maserati Kuwait said, “An important step was taken 60 years ago when Maserati manufactured its first Grand Touring car, the 3500 GT. We are proud to have 1 of 400 versions of the GranTurismo Sport in Kuwait. Only 400 special edition cars were produced world wide to celebrate the anniversary of one of our iconic cars. Everything is special about this edition starting from the 20” alloy Glossy Black finishing wheels to the interior stitching, it is a Maserati in every aspect and marked with a special logo to celebrate the 60th anniversary.”

Maserati’s new special edition GranTurismo Sport has undergone thorough restyling and comprises a host of new technical features that further enhance its sporty nature in terms of performance and design – inside and out.

Discerning clients who want to experience Maserati’s special edition creation, can get a taste of the GranTurismo Sport at the Al Zayani Trading Co showroom in Kuwait. GranTurismo Sport is available in Rosso Italiano three-layer colour. With sporty handling and high-performance on one side, without compromising on elegance and passenger comfort on the other, GranTurismo Sport, without question, remains high-class.

The additional down force at the front improving the steering feeling and the driving control at high speed is produced by the hood made entirely in carbon fiber. The carbon fiber hood, that is typical in body color is exemplified by the presence of a front central air intake and two rear air vents. The internal part of the hood is still in matt carbon fiber with big pattern.

The powerful naturally-aspirated 4.7-litre V8 engine can deliver a maximum power of 460 HP without penalising fuel consumption. The transmission includes MC Shift (6-speed electro-actuated gearbox, transaxle layout with longitudinal front engine, located behind the front axle) and MC Auto Shift (6-speed automatic gearbox, front transmission in unit with the engine, drive shaft and rear differential). The car is equipped with Sport Skyhook for the best sporty feeling combined to an uprated comfort. The new suspension set-up of the GranTurismo Sport has enhanced the dynamic behavior of the car for both transmission configurations.

The GranTurismo Sport has five driving modes:  Auto-Normal, Auto-Sport, Manual-Normal, Manual-Sport and I.C.E.

Behind the MC-design 20” alloy wheels with a new finishing in Glossy Black lies the equally impressive braking system of the new GranTurismo Sport, which employs Dual Cast brake system with drilled and ventilated discs.  There is a Special Edition logo wheel center caps in a new finishing, matching the wheels in addition to a special edition logo on the Carbon fiber door sills.

Other features include: Bianco Pregiato leather/Nero drilled Alcantara interior with Grigio Ghiaccio stitching; Trident logo stitched in Grigio Ghiaccio; Carbon/Nero Alcantara steering wheel; Contrast stitching in Grigio Ghiaccio on central tunnel, central part of the dashboard, front and rear door panels; Black floor mats with White piping; Carbon fiber interior trim and Dashboard in Black. Kuwait International Fashion Week featured 20 international and regional designers from Paris, Lebanon, Morocco, Algeria and Kuwait. During the event, the Maserati medallion was the backdrop for the catwalk. The Levante S, Maserati’s first-ever SUV, was on display in Al Hamra mall during the the entire duration of the event. The attendees had the opportunity to test drive the Levante.