Ads on test: Maserati GranSport Spyder
One of just 26 built and the last RHD car – it all adds up to a highly tempting package
Cost New £70,000 Price £42,950
Maserati GranSport Spyder
On sale at: McGrath Maserati
Engine: 4244cc, 8-cyl, DOHC
Transmission: RWD, 6-speed F1
Top speed: 177mph
Choose your Maserati GranSport
2004: GranSport launched, offering an extra 5-10bhp over the 4200 it's based on (depending on who you talk to). Supension, interior and F1 gearbox revised; manual is not an option. Ride height is lower by 10mm too.
2006: Spyder version appears – weight goes up over coupe. LE version of the coupe introduced with extra kit, revised interior and upgraded audio system. MC Victory version appears, celebrating MC12's racing success. It has Ferrari Enzo seats, lashings of carbon fibre and a bespoke steering rack.
2007: Production ends as GranTurismo introduced.