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After years of Corvette ownership( still an owner ), I tool the leap into the world of Maserati, I am now the proud owner of a 2014 Maserati Gran Turismo sport. The car has 34,000 miles, it is Bianco white with black interior, with black wheels. Excited! :)
 

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Welcome to the family! As a past and current Maserati owner, with Corvettes in between, be prepared for a totally different experience with an Italian exotic. Above all enjoy.
 

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As a reformed Corvette owner (17 in total), welcome to the Granturismo. A totally different animal, but just as much fun with greater appeal and a sound to die for!
 

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Welcome from another former Corvette owner! I've only had mine for a few months, so still excited about the overall Gran Turismo experience. My driving will be limited over the next 3.5 months as winter is arriving quickly and my summer tires would not work well. I hope to stay in the Maserati for a while if I can keep the maintenance costs under control.
 

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Welcome from another former Corvette owner! I've only had mine for a few months, so still excited about the overall Gran Turismo experience. My driving will be limited over the next 3.5 months as winter is arriving quickly and my summer tires would not work well. I hope to stay in the Maserati for a while if I can keep the maintenance costs under control.
Just got my 2016 granturismo convertible in July. About to get new tires for the back. Do I need a separate set of tires for the winter? I won't be driving a lot in the cold weather, but will when the roads are dry occasionally.
 

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What kind of tires do you have on it now? I have Michelin Pilot Sport 4S and this is the warning about the tires related to temperature:

Note: Tires exposed to temperatures of 20 degrees F (-7 degrees C) or lower must be permitted to gradually return to temperatures of at least 40 degrees F (5 degrees C) for at least 24 hours before they are flexed in any manner, such as by adjusting inflation pressures, mounting them on wheels or using them to support, roll or drive a vehicle.

Flexing of the specialized rubber compounds used in Max Performance Summer tires during cold-weather use can result in irreversible compound cracking. Compound cracking is not a warrantable condition because it occurs as the result of improper use or storage, tires exhibiting compound cracking must be replaced.
 

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What kind of tires do you have on it now? I have Michelin Pilot Sport 4S and this is the warning about the tires related to temperature:

Note: Tires exposed to temperatures of 20 degrees F (-7 degrees C) or lower must be permitted to gradually return to temperatures of at least 40 degrees F (5 degrees C) for at least 24 hours before they are flexed in any manner, such as by adjusting inflation pressures, mounting them on wheels or using them to support, roll or drive a vehicle.

Flexing of the specialized rubber compounds used in Max Performance Summer tires during cold-weather use can result in irreversible compound cracking. Compound cracking is not a warrantable condition because it occurs as the result of improper use or storage, tires exhibiting compound cracking must be replaced.
Pirelli P Zero
 

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From Tirerack.com:
Pirelli's warranty does not cover tires that develop compound cracking due to use in ambient temperatures below 45° Fahrenheit (7° Celsius), so the P Zero, like all summer tires, is not intended to be driven in near-freezing temperatures, through snow or on ice.
 

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Congrats and welcome to the Maserati fold!

Best Regards,
 

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Guys just bought a 2105 gt conv an amazing car 16 k miles under factory warranty for 2 years
worried about maint cost but not really any idea of cost I drive it daily
tires they say keep at 32 but when its cold out they drop to 26 ? looking for some new rims

amazing car I was a bmw guy but this one takes the cake
 

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Guys just bought a 2105 gt conv an amazing car 16 k miles under factory warranty for 2 years
worried about maint cost but not really any idea of cost I drive it daily
tires they say keep at 32 but when its cold out they drop to 26 ? looking for some new rims

amazing car I was a bmw guy but this one takes the cake
Welcome and CONGRATS! I currently still drive bimmer no.11, so it's safe to say that I'm a BMW guy as well :cool:...
Lots to love about this GT though, especially if you're a DIY'er like me. I usually air up cold tires to about 30 psi, once warmed up they tend to read about 33 to 34 psi.
 

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Guys just bought a 2105 gt conv an amazing car 16 k miles under factory warranty for 2 years
worried about maint cost but not really any idea of cost I drive it daily
tires they say keep at 32 but when its cold out they drop to 26 ? looking for some new rims

amazing car I was a bmw guy but this one takes the cake
I would look at ebay for MASE rims... if you want to keep OEM...

my front 20’s 60 psi
my back 20’s 52 psi
40 /50 deg OAT
 

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Congrats! After years of owning Acura TL's and recently a 17' Infiniti Q60rs, I jumped into my dream car. No regrets at ALL. Every time I light up the car, the roar brings a smile to my face and a sense of occasion driving it. Maintenance costs aren't cheap but its fairly easy to work on yourself and save cost. I took mine into an independent euro service center that specializes in Ferrai, Maserati and Lambo service. Cost me half of what it would have had I taken it into Maserati Vancouver. If I hadn't purchased the extended warranty, I'd be doing a majority of the work (oil, filters, brakes) myself.

There's tons of valuable info on this forum as well as the web. Do your research and due dilligence. The car is worth the cost of ownership, I promise you that. Enjoy! I will be taking mine off the road tomorrow 😭 Will drive the wifes Rav4 all winter. At least it hauls my hockey gear easily 😁
 

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2012 porsche panamera 4S
2011 Maserati grancabrio
2014 Mercedes CLS63 AMG

Was missing my maserati when i sold it... so now got a 2015 Granturismo Sports

Also have a bmw m6 convertible and a S63 AMG as daily drivers
 

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Previous cars

2012 porsche panamera 4S
2011 Maserati grancabrio
2014 Mercedes CLS63 AMG

Was missing my maserati when i sold it... so now got a 2015 Granturismo Sports

Also have a bmw m6 convertible and a S63 AMG as daily drivers
Loved my M6 coupe, until catalytic converter issues hit....
 

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Welcome and CONGRATS! I currently still drive bimmer no.11, so it's safe to say that I'm a BMW guy as well :cool:...
Lots to love about this GT though, especially if you're a DIY'er like me. I usually air up cold tires to about 30 psi, once warmed up they tend to read about 33 to 34 psi.
thanks dude I will try that psi I drive mine daily may not be the best decision but what a car to park in the garage
my issue when I start the car I get a tire low light but when it warms up all good
looking for set of rims if anyone has or knows of any
I am a diy guy but its under warranty so I have to go back to the dealer for 2 years want to add an amp any suggestions
 

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I would look at ebay for MASE rims... if you want to keep OEM...

my front 20’s 60 psi
my back 20’s 52 psi
40 /50 deg OAT
I would look at ebay for MASE rims... if you want to keep OEM...

my front 20’s 60 psi
my back 20’s 52 psi
40 /50 deg OAT
looking for oem does having the psi that high cause any wear issues that's pretty high ?
 

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thanks dude I will try that psi I drive mine daily may not be the best decision but what a car to park in the garage
my issue when I start the car I get a tire low light but when it warms up all good
looking for set of rims if anyone has or knows of any
I am a diy guy but its under warranty so I have to go back to the dealer for 2 years want to add an amp any suggestions
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You're very welcome! I have driven this car daily pretty much since i got it, almost 2 years ago... not a problem for the GT. I have not tinkered with the amp/sound system, sorry I'm no help there.
I think the low tire light comes on when tires are at 27 PSI, at least that's when my 2014 GT throws a light.... But like you said, once PSI rises (above 27 PSI, tires getting warm) the light goes out.
 
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