2018 Audi R8 vs. 2018 Maserati GranTurismo

Powerful cars like the 2018 Audi R8 and the 2018 Maserati GranTurismo are definitely two of the most favorite cars among luxury car buyers in New York. It pays to note the differences between these two and check which among these differences make one stand out when compared to the other. This comparison shows more details about these two's fair share of attributes.

Design & Style

The 2018 Maserati GranTurismo is simply oozing with appeal on the outside, an attribute that no one should ever neglect when it comes to looking for sports, luxury cars. Going beyond that is important too as you have to know if it fits your requirements. Inside it, you will notice that it used only the most premium materials in its construction. However, there is question in the backseat as there is not enough room for taller passengers.

In the case of the 2018 Audi R8, you will be impressed that it exceeds your expectations for a sports car in the positive way. The modernity in the exterior extends to high class quality materials used to construct the interior. This coupe is definitely one to consider if you are looking for more room in order to experience a comfy ride.

Technology & Safety

One of the things you will get your eyes on once you get inside the 2018 Maserati GranTurismo is the presence of internal controls and the 8.4-inch infotainment system display. Despite offering a promising experience, you will notice that the controls are nothing but old and flimsy. Also, you will not love it for the lack of advanced driver aids that are already common to its competitors.

What the GranTurismo lacks, the 2018 Audi R8 has. In fact, its MMI infotainment system is the best in its class. And yes, it is filled with advanced driver safety aids that include blind spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, and automatic emergency braking among others.


Inside the hood of the 2018 Maserati GranTurismo, you will find a V8, 4.7-liter engine that can power up to 454 horses and a maximum of 384lb-ft of torque. If you think this is powerful enough, wait until you discover what is inside the 2018 Audi R8's hood. This one relies on a 5.2-liter, V10 engine that performs and reaches a total yield of up to 540 horsepower and 389lb-ft of torque.

The Bottom Line

A lot of good words can be said about the 2018 Maserati GranTurismo but there are better words that sum up the totality of the 2018 Audi R8. Will you still doubt that the Audi is the winner after reading this comparison?

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If you want to find out why we are so proud of the 2018 Audi R8, why not come and test drive this outstanding car with us at Classic Audi. You will find us at Eastchester New York serving the needs of car buyers in the Tri-State area. Drop by our showroom today or you may also book your R8 test drive appointment in advance.


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