The long-awaited entrance of Maserati in the “fields” of premium SUV, is now a fact, as the Italian company unveiled its first off-road vehicle, the Levante.
According to Maserati, the Levante completes the existing range, which consists of sedans and sports cars and joins the Quattroporte, Ghibli, GranTurismo and GranCabrio. However, the gravity of Levante is great, as the Maserati supports much more regarding sales while in this category have already collected several important and opponents. It is worth mentioning that in one hundred years of history it has behind the Maserati, has not been out of the asphalt lounges on gravel roads.
The image of Levante immediately informs that this model of Maserati. The aggressive grille with vertical chrome grille and imposing trident in the middle flanked by oblong luminaires, while below there are two round smaller projectors. Characteristic design mark of Maserati are the three vents in the front fenders and the company’s brand in the rear pillars. On the back, we see the beautiful curves of Levante, dual exhausts and aluminum apron. From inside the moment we have no visual materials and information.
The Levante Kates efs Meno body is that it can combine the performance accompanying each Maserati asphalt along with the traffic capacity on low friction surfaces. The equipment includes the electronically controlled suspension with adjustable damping at different levels, the intelligent all-wheel-drive Q4 and the new automatic 8-speed transmission, which was built for the needs of Levante. H Maserati gave technical information for both gasoline and diesel engines that will feed the Levante, said single that will meet Euro 6 emissions standard.
To Levante official debut will take place at the Geneva Motor Show in March while construction will be in the Mirafiori plant located in Turin. The first cars have already rolled off the production line, and the start of sales will begin in the spring in Europe, while the rest of the world will be expanded later this year.