More than five years ago, the Italian company Maserati is preparing its loyal fans for the arrival of her SUV, finally came and the day, it's time to get to know the production model called Levante.
Its premiere will meet in Geneva early next month, when we should have all the details and technical specifications. According to some rumors Maserati Levante will be offered in several versions, of which at least one with a diesel engine. The basic model should run 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo petrol engine with 350 hp (which should have acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 6.3 seconds, and top speed is 243 km / h) while the stronger the same 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo developing around 430 hp (and acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.2 seconds, while top speed was 263 km / h).
Within the diesel engine assume that things will be the 3.0-liter V6, originating from FIAT (VM Motori), with around 275 hp (0-100 km / h in 6.9 seconds and a top speed of 230 km / h), while the stronger will be borrowed from Quattoporte GTS and this 3.8-liter engine, power of 530 hp, a planned also hybrid plug-in version.
All models will come with a special electronically controlled suspension and Q4 driven 4WD and special eight-speed transmission.
The 2017 Maserati Levante as thoroughbred luxury sports SUV, which was several years ago foreshadowed the launch Kubang concept, now comes in a segment in which it currently are Porsche, Jaguar F-Pace and Mercedes.
The price also was not disclosed but it is assumed that the basic model to start from around 85,000 euros, which is somewhere between the cheapest Maserati Ghibli and sporty Quattroporte. Meanwhile FCA Mirafiori factory has already begun production models, while its sales should be expected in early spring. Still remains to be seen what will in a few days will have to say representatives of Maserati at Moto Show in Geneva.