Episode 2
Slow food, fast cars

Geneva to Modena

Massimo Bottura raves about the 2018 GranTurismo driving experience

Signature dishes, signature sounds

Massimo is passionate about… everything. In the kitchen, he re-engineers traditional recipes he learned from his mother and grandmother to create unique, innovative dishes. His style is comparable to the way Maserati have been developing the GranTurismo for 70 years, making him an ideal GranTurismo guest driver. On the second leg of our journey, from Geneva to Modena, he talks animatedly about ingredients, flavour, how the sound of a Maserati makes him feel and recreates the GranTurismo as a new dish.

"The ingredients that I choose, the idea behind the dish, it’s all part of the experience: it’s exactly like driving a GranTurismo."

Massimo Bottura


Chef patron of Osteria Francescana

 

Massimo Bottura’s 3 Michelin star restaurant in Modena, Italy was ranked No. 1 in the world in 2016.

 

His avant-garde signature dishes include ‘Memory of a Mortadella Sandwich’, a deconstruction of a sandwich his mother made for him when he was a child, ‘Oops! I Dropped the Lemon Tart’, ‘An Eel Swimming Up the Po River’ and the ‘Five Ages of Parmigiano Reggiano’ in which the cheese is crackly, chewy, creamy, runny and foamy all at once.

A Shared passion

 

There is a strong parallel between what Massimo does in his kitchen and what the Maserati team of designers and engineers do when they refine the original concept of GranTurismo.

 

A shared passion for using only the finest ingredients, a dedication to detail and meticulous craftsmanship and a belief in being true to the purity of an idea are the reasons why Massimo and Maserati have enjoyed their mutual relationship for so long.

The sound of power

 

A true GranTurismo needs a grand-scale engine – with continent-crossing capabilities. Which is where the 4.7-litre V8 comes in.It delivers smooth and commanding cruising power at all times and breath-taking acceleration on demand.

 

As for that throaty Maserati engine note, bypass valves in the sports exhaust system ensure it doesn’t go unnoticed – outside or inside the car. 

 

“I would buy this car for its sound”

– Massimo Bottura
 

“Feel it, it’s about emotion.”

DESIGN & CRAFT

Goodwood to Geneva

We hit the accelerator and talk great design, levels of craftsmanship and being passionate about minute details, over the powerful Maserati roar

POWER & PRECISION, A WINNING FORMULA

Modena to Cannes

Johnny Herbert is no stranger to pushing things to the limit. As he pushes the 2018 GranTurismo to the limit he talks about Grand Prix driving, being alive and the power to overcome seemingly impossible obstacles to achieve dreams.

GranCabrio

THE EXHILARATION OF THE OPEN AIR.

For those who crave the thrilling road ahead and the boundless sky above. Maserati GranCabrio: enjoy a whole new perspective.

GranTurismo

PURE ITALIAN, BORN AND BRED.

GranTurismo embodies the irresistible allure of true Italian style, combined with exhilarating, race-bred performance.

Build your own

Every Maserati is like a work of art constructed with the care and attention that only the human hand can provide
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Length
193.3 in
Width (without side mirrors)
75.4 in
Width (with side mirrors)
80.9 in
Height
53.3 in
Wheelbase
115.8 in
Front track
62.4 in
Rear track
62.6 in
Curb weight
4,145 lb
Tires
Front tires
245/35 R20
Rear tires
285/35 R20
Engine
Engine layout
V8
Displacement
4.7 L
Max power
454 HP
Bore
94 mm
Stroke
84.5 mm
Max torque
384 lb-ft
Maximum torque (rpm)
4750 rpm
Performance
Max speed
186 mph
Acceleration
4.8 sec
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Length
193.7 in
Width (without side mirrors)
75.4 in
Width (with side mirrors)
80.9 in
Height
53.3 in
Wheelbase
115.8 in
Front track
62.4 in
Rear track
62.6 in
Curb weight
4,129 lb
Tires
Front tires
245/35 R20
Rear tires
285/35 R20
Engine
Engine layout
V8
Displacement
4.7 L
Max power
454 HP
Bore
94 mm
Stroke
84.5 mm
Max torque
384 lb-ft
Maximum torque (rpm)
4750 rpm
Performance
Max speed
187 mph
Acceleration
4.7 sec

Build Your Own

Every Maserati is like a work of art constructed with the care and attention that only the human hand can provide. Commission your very own Maserati and customize it to fit your needs.
Levante
Levante
Ghibli
Ghibli
Quattroporte
Quattroporte
MC20
MC20

Levante Trofeo

2022
Levante Trofeo
Starting from $ 153,100
Engine layout
V8
Displacement
3.8 L
Acceleration
3.8 sec
Max speed
187 mph
Max power
580 HP
Traction
AWD

Levante GT

2022
Levante GT
Starting from $ 79,400
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
5.8 sec
Max speed
156 mph
Max power
345 HP
Traction
AWD

Levante Modena

2022
Levante Modena
Starting from $ 90,400
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
5.0 sec
Max speed
164 mph
Max power
424 HP
Traction
AWD

Levante Modena S

2022
Levante Modena S
Starting from $ 115,400
Engine layout
V8
Displacement
3.8 L
Acceleration
4.0 sec
Max speed
181 mph
Max power
550 HP
Traction
AWD

Ghibli GT

2022
Ghibli GT
Starting from $ 76,200
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
5.5 sec
Max speed
166 mph
Max power
345 HP
Traction
RWD

Ghibli Modena

2022
Ghibli Modena
Starting from $ 80,900
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
4.9 sec
Max speed
178 mph
Max power
424 HP
Traction
RWD

Ghibli Modena Q4

2022
Ghibli Modena Q4
Starting from $ 83,500
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
4.7 sec
Max speed
178 mph
Max power
424 HP
Traction
AWD

Ghibli Trofeo

2022
Ghibli Trofeo
Starting from $ 110,600
Engine layout
V8
Displacement
3.8 L
Acceleration
4.0 sec
Max speed
203 mph
Max power
580 HP
Traction
RWD

Quattroporte GT

2022
Quattroporte GT
Starting from $ 96,000
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
_
Max speed
166 mph
Max power
345 HP
Traction
RWD

Quattroporte Modena

2022
Quattroporte Modena
Starting from $ 105,800
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
5.0 sec
Max speed
179 mph
Max power
424 HP
Traction
RWD

Quattroporte Modena Q4

2022
Quattroporte Modena Q4
Starting from $ 110,300
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
4.8 sec
Max speed
179 mph
Max power
424 HP
Traction
AWD

Quattroporte Trofeo

2022
Quattroporte Trofeo
Starting from $ 143,200
Engine layout
V8
Displacement
3.8 L
Acceleration
4.2 sec
Max speed
203 mph
Max power
580 HP
Traction
RWD

MC20 Coupé

2022
MC20 Coupé
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
<2.9 sec
Max speed
>202 mph
Max power
621 HP
Traction
RWD
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Build Your Own

Every Maserati is like a work of art constructed with the care and attention that only the human hand can provide. Commission your very own Maserati and customize it to fit your needs.
Levante
Levante

Levante Trofeo

2022
Engine layout
V8
Displacement
3.8 L
Acceleration
3.8 sec
Max speed
187 mph
Max power
580 HP
Traction
AWD
Starting from $ 153,100

Levante GT

2022
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
5.8 sec
Max speed
156 mph
Max power
345 HP
Traction
AWD
Starting from $ 79,400

Levante Modena

2022
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
5.0 sec
Max speed
164 mph
Max power
424 HP
Traction
AWD
Starting from $ 90,400

Levante Modena S

2022
Engine layout
V8
Displacement
3.8 L
Acceleration
4.0 sec
Max speed
181 mph
Max power
550 HP
Traction
AWD
Starting from $ 115,400
Ghibli
Ghibli

Ghibli GT

2022
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
5.5 sec
Max speed
166 mph
Max power
345 HP
Traction
RWD
Starting from $ 76,200

Ghibli Modena

2022
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
4.9 sec
Max speed
178 mph
Max power
424 HP
Traction
RWD
Starting from $ 80,900

Ghibli Modena Q4

2022
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
4.7 sec
Max speed
178 mph
Max power
424 HP
Traction
AWD
Starting from $ 83,500

Ghibli Trofeo

2022
Engine layout
V8
Displacement
3.8 L
Acceleration
4.0 sec
Max speed
203 mph
Max power
580 HP
Traction
RWD
Starting from $ 110,600
Quattroporte
Quattroporte

Quattroporte GT

2022
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
_
Max speed
166 mph
Max power
345 HP
Traction
RWD
Starting from $ 96,000

Quattroporte Modena

2022
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
5.0 sec
Max speed
179 mph
Max power
424 HP
Traction
RWD
Starting from $ 105,800

Quattroporte Modena Q4

2022
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
4.8 sec
Max speed
179 mph
Max power
424 HP
Traction
AWD
Starting from $ 110,300

Quattroporte Trofeo

2022
Engine layout
V8
Displacement
3.8 L
Acceleration
4.2 sec
Max speed
203 mph
Max power
580 HP
Traction
RWD
Starting from $ 143,200
MC20
MC20

MC20 Coupé

2022
Engine layout
V6
Displacement
3.0 L
Acceleration
<2.9 sec
Max speed
>202 mph
Max power
621 HP
Traction
RWD
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