At a glance: Maserati Granturismo
What drives it? A 405 brake-horsepowered 4,244cc V8 with a six-speed ZF automatic gearbox with double-wishbone, single damping suspension, power-assisted steering, 330mm drilled disk brakes on 19-inch wheels.
How fast is it? Sprints to 99.2km/h in 5.2 seconds and tops at 283km/h. Peak torque's at 460Nm at 4,750rpm.
How safe is it? Front, side and window airbags; front seat belts with pretensioners and load limiters. Adaptive, bi-xenon headlights, tail- lights with LED technology, Maserati stability programme, alarm system and immobiliser. Electronic parking brakes and rear sensors. Tyre-sealing compound and air compressor.
How thirsty is it? Urban 12.9mpg; combined 19.2mpg.
Fug factor: High, at 345g of CO2 per km, the fug equivalent of 2.7 Smart ForTwos.
Available: HK$1.538 million with a three-year warranty at Auto Italia (tel: 3521 0183)