However, Maserati Davide Danesin has just given us fewer reasons to worry after he spoke to Australia’s Drive magazine. In the interview, he mentioned that the Grand Turismo coupe replacement will emerge in 2017 along with a possible convertible variant followed a year later by the Alfieri. Even though both cars will be similar, each will target a different audience. The Grand Turismo will be a large comfortable four-seat cruiser for soaking up the miles while the Alfieri will be a 2+2 sports car that will compete with
the Porsche 911. Part of the reason for the Alfieri’s delay is that a new and sportier architecture needs to be developed, which makes sense if the 911 is in Maserati’s sights.