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How accurate are the speedo's on these coupes? 80 mph gets here awfully quick, and the car seems so stable at 80 it makes me wonder am I getting false information or is the car so quick and stable it just screams to be driven fast?

Really. . .does anyone have an idea of how accurate the speedometers are? :cool:

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I'm guessing mine is overestimating speed by around 10mph at 60-70 and about 12mph when the speedo reads 95+. I drove from Orlando to Naples with the speedo reading 95+ the whole way and still got passed by a few peeps. I was probably going closer to 83-85 I think.
 

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I wonder if we'll be able to get a consensus or not?

Also, have you ever noticed how when you pass people in the Maser, they kind of speed up, like, they want to get a better look at what it was that just passed them! Maybe I'm wrong, but it sure seems that way. ;)
 

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My QP shows speedometer reads about 4% too fast. A good way to check is do a mile or two on the freeway with cruise on. THen compare speedo to a portable GPS device; like the Garmin Nuvi 350. It calculates speed between two points down to a few feet; so over say two miles the error is insignificant.

Good move by Maserati; gets the warranty period over more quickly.
 

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Accurate to within 2% based on a GPS device. Deviating from standard wheel/tire size, will affect accuracy.
I'm running with the wheels and tires that came with it. It's an '05 CC Coupe with the 18" wheels and, I assume, the original tires that were still on the car when I bought it as it only had 4200 miles on the odometer.

I guess the car is just blinding fast, because, like I said, 60 gets here awfully fast!
 

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one thing ive noticed is the "stopping pin" that is normally at 0mph with cars is at 10 for me...
I just noticed the same thing. Both the speedo and odometer clocks on mine don't zero. The speedo needles starts at 10mph even at a stop. Anyone else have this problem or know the cause/fix?

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2 miles per hour fast...

According to my GPS my speedo is 2 miles an hour fast at 40, 50, 60 and 70 MPH. It is also the same at 90..
 

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I notice about a 5% difference between the trip odometer miles and the miles reported by the trip screen on the headunit. I reset both each time I gas up, and the mileage reported by both does not match.
 
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