2024 Maserati GranTurismo GT vs 2023 Audi R8

2024 Maserati GranTurismo GT vs 2023 Audi R8

The 2024 Maserati GranTurismo is the Italian automaker’s high-performance luxury sports coupe that competes with the popular Audi R8. Both vehicles feature luxurious cabins, sleek styling and come equipped with high-output powertrains capable of propelling them from a standstill to 100km/h in under four seconds.  Continue reading below as our team of Maserati experts here at Maserati of London explore the performance, luxury, technology & pricing differences of these two performance coupes.

2024 Maserati GranTurismo


Under the hood of the 2024 Maserati GranTurismo Trofeo is an all-new, 3.0-litre supercharged V6 engine that generates 542 horsepower and 479 lb-ft of torque. On the other hand, the 2023 Audi R8 uses a much larger, 5.2L V10 engine that produces 602 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque. Although the Maserati lags slightly behind the Audi in total power output, it’s lighter weight and more modern engine allows the vehicle to deliver very similar performance figures to the Audi R8.

Specifications 2024 Maserati GranTurismo Trofeo  2023 Audi R8 performance quattro S tronic 
Engine 3.0L Supercharged V6 5.2L V10
Horsepower 542 602
Torque (lb-ft) 479 413
Transmission 8-Speed Automatic 7-Speed S Tronic Automatic 
Drivetrain AWD quattro AWD
Top Speed (km/h) 320 330
0-100km/h Acceleration Time (s)  3.5 3.3

Interior Comfort & Luxury

When it comes to interior design and comfort, the R8 embraces a minimalist and technology-focused cabin, with angular lines, brushed metal accents and a plethora of touchscreen displays. On the other hand, the GranTurismo’s opulent and finely-crafted Italian-designed cabin features a similarly modern layout, complete with high-end leather upholstery, open-pore wood accents and a race-inspired steering wheel with integrated metal paddle shifters.

2024 Maserati GranTurismo


When it comes to technology features, the GranTurismo & the R8 both come equipped with modern technology features that drivers have come to expect from luxury coupes. 


The 2024 Maserati GranTurismo technology features include: 

  • Sonus Faber Premium Audio System
  • Over 33-inches of Combined Digital Display Screens
  • Maserati Intelligent Assistant (MIA)


The 2024 Audi R8’s technology features include: 

  • Bang & Olufsen Premium Audio System
  • 12.3-inch High-Definition Audi Virtual Cockpit 
  • Audi MMI Touch Controller


When it comes to pricing, the range-topping 2024 Maserati GranTurismo Trofeo starts at $262,500*, while the 2023 Audi R8 5.2 performance quattro S tronic starts at $237,000*. It must be noted, however, at this price, the Maserati is fully-loaded with a host of advanced technology and performance features, while the mid-trim R8 requires a handful of add-ons to be on par with the features on the GranTurismo.

If you’re in the market for a high-performance luxury coupe, you’d be hard pressed to find one that’s as stylish, exclusive and exhilarating as the 2024 Maserati GranTurismo. Get behind the wheel of one of our in-stock GranTurismo models by stopping by our London, Ontario showroom at 980 Wharncliffe Road South, Unit #2.