The Maserati GranTurismo MC is a four-person powerhouse of power with power on top

Maserati unveiled the latest edition to the trident brand's stable at its new Manhattan dealership Tribeca last night. It's called the GranTurismo MC.

The MC sits above the GranTurismo S as the new sportiest iteration of Maserati's coupe. The GranTurismo MC is like the Euro-market GranTurismo Stradale, but not exactly.

Unlike the Stradale, the MC gets to keep its four-person seating.

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Under the hood of the 4.7-liter V8, powers been increased to 444 hp and 376 lb-ft of torque (from 440 hp and 361 lb-ft). Top speed inches up to 185 mph, and the claimed 0-to-60 time is 4.8 seconds.

As in the S, the six-speed automatic transaxle gets MC-Shift paddles and the ability to rev-match downshifts.

We're told the engine's racier exhaust note is trumpeted by a lightweight exhaust system with dual outlets that exit in the center of the rear diffuser.

Photo Credit: J.F. Musial