LOS ANGELES—Bench racing is a huge component of being a car enthusiast, for better or worse. Yes, it’s usually fun to rattle off a bunch of statistics to “prove” one car is better than another, but it disregards one hugely important reality: Numbers often don’t tell the whole story of what it’s like to drive and experience any given sports car. Sometimes the specs line up with the best car in a given segment, but in other cases a car with less power can deliver that special something that can stir an enthusiast’s heart. The stunning 2019 Maserati GranTurismo Sport Convertible we tested recently is a perfect example.
The 2019 Maserati GranTurismo Sport Convertible is neither the fastest nor the newest model in its segment, but it features a Ferrari-derived engine and a set of exhaust pipes that could wake the heavens. We spent a week behind the wheel