If you were planning an epic trans-continental road trip, you could do a lot worse than a Maserati
. In fact, you might argue that a GranTurismo or Quattroporte offers the ideal mix of luxury and speed for just such a trip. Now Maserati has set a new world record, only it wasn't by road. It was by sea. The 70-foot carbon-fiber sailboat called Maserati left New York on December 31, and has now sailed into San Francisco, setting a new record at 47 days, 0 hours, 42 minutes and 29 seconds.