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  1. Masser50

    GTS production ended

    Saw they said that.....As for the outgoing car, Maserati sold more than 40,000 units over the course of its 12 year run. More specifically, the company built 28,805 GranTurismos and 11,715 GranCabrios.
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    Retrofit Carplay in GTS

    For the Australian audience... I ended up choosing McCarroll’s competing system to Naviplus. First impressions is the kit really modernises the car with Waze, phone with a proper mute button on screen, access to music. Reverse camera works well. It’s a corded solution (cord pops out between...
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    Pickles Auction - Couple of GTS

    I see there’s a Pickles auction on Monday at Belmore with a couple of decent GTS for sale, guessing they are repos.
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    Maserati I guess doesn't quite have Aston's challenges....

    Since Aston Martin Lagonda listed this time last year, basically everything has gone wrong for the luxury carmaker. The share price has tanked (albeit that it has ticked up a bit over the past month), demand in the automotive market has stopped dead, and the company has been burning through cash...
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    GTS - 2nd Year Dealer Service Costs

    A bit of repost from GT section For those researching GTS main dealer service costs I had my 2nd year Australian main dealer service (both belts, pollen and engine filters, new fluids of oil (and filter), coolant and brake) cost incl. GST was AUD 2,500. Labour of AUD 1,500 and rest on fluids...
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    GTS - Service Cost - 2nd Year - Aust. Dealer Costs

    I'm sure an independent is cheaper but for those looking to compare GTS costs I had my 2nd year Australian main dealer service (both belts, pollen and engine filters, new fluids of oil (and filter), coolant and brake) cost excluding sales taxes was AUD 2,020 / GBP 1,120 / USD 1,380. Doesn't...
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    Apple Bluetooth Dongle - Female Lightning Connector

    Can anyone tell me is their a bluetooth dongle where the bluetooth device uses a female lightning connector? There's obviously ones for the old 30 pin apple connector but not seen one using lightning connector.
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    Is this right?

    I recently read this in an article from 2018, presumably this is the ZF gearbox but is this in the 2017 onwards only model? "Maserati has added an excellent new function to the transmission – a downshift mode whereby electronics automatically blip the V8 and skip to the correct gear when the...
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    Repco 30% off Ctek’s

    If its of interest Repco have 30% off their CTEK’s at the moment. The popular MXS 5.0 is $116.
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    Alfieri

    https://m.drive.com.au/news/maserati-new-sports-car-coming-next-year-122071.html?trackLink=SMH3&utm_source=smh&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=tile-4
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    Maserati Online Store Discount Code

    To extent you’re interested - here is a 20% discount code for the Maseratistore.com.......FACTORYTOUR2019 It won’t work for anything on ‘sale’ but it’s good for everything else.
  12. Masser50

    GTS still in production till Autumn

    Was at the factory recently and they said GT was to be in production until Autumn - Only doing customer ordered cars. I saw cars still rolling down the line, 13 cars a day on one shift only, so not just words. Went through the engine room and would say anything about stopping buying Ferrari...
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    ATECO

    Article in the Australian today says Maserati are now selling 750 cars per year and unsurprisingly 90 % of buyers are new. ATECO are the distributor for all Maseratis.
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    Factory Battery Type - AGM or Not?

    I have a 2016 GTS from new and I can’t see if the FIAMM battery is AGM or not? I need to recondition the battery but need to know which type and can’t be bother pulling it apart to get it out. Regards Cameron
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    First impressions on Larini X-pipe

    Have just installed a new Larini X-pipe on a GTS Automatic post 2013 model. The burbles have definitely become more apparent. Sound is louder in Sport Manual, it wasn’t my aim but it is. Most decernable difference is sharp bark on mildly fast down shifts. I’ve read others say the sound is not...
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    Hard to find CTEK Adaptor

    I just noticed this, those of you with post 2013 GT cars may have this plug socket in your car boots and this adaptor (originally a Ferrari part) is the one that makes it a breeze to put your GT on a CTEK. Highly recommended. You really can't find them through the dealers and I suspect this...
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    FCA June Announcements

    Anyone else noticed FCA’s recent announcements? https://www.google.com.au/amp/s/www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2018-06-01/what-to-expect-from-marchionne-s-farewell-show-at-fiat-chrysler
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    QP VI - Proud Mary film

    Anyone else seen how the QP VI features heavily in the film?
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    McCarrolls Maserati Sydney

    Have to say everytime I go to my dealer I've had a great experience at McCarrolls, Artarmon service team. Adriano and team have been very easy to deal with and if ever there's been a mistake it's made in my favour. No one has asked me to say this but thought good service deserves recognition.