Maserati reminded everyone at Monterey Car Week that the GranTurismo Folgore is still coming.
On Thursday, a video of comedian Sebastian Maniscalco being given a ride in the 2024 Maserati GranTurismo Folgore was posted to the Italian automaker’s YouTube channel.
Klaus Busse, head of design for Maserati, and Maria Conti, chief communication officer for the automaker, joined Maniscalco and revealed some key packaging details along with the EV’s 0-60-mph time.
In the video, Busse said the engineers packaged the GranTurismo Folgore’s battery pack in the center tunnel. This allowed the team to keep the car’s weight centered and low, which is appropriate for a sports car. The designer stopped short of confirming the car’s platform, though executives previously told Motor Authority the electric GranTurismo will ride on a Maserati-exclusive platform.
Execs had previously told MA the GranTurismo Folgorewould do 0-60 mph in less than three seconds. In the video, howerver, Conti said it’s even faster, revealing the first Folgore (Maserati’s moniker for its …