Maserati Levante

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Maserati Levante
Maserati Kubang front.jpg
Maserati Kubang concept
Overview
Manufacturer Maserati
Production 2016–present
Assembly Mirafiori, Turin, Italy
Body and chassis
Class Mid-size luxury crossover SUV
Body style 5-door SUV
Layout Front engine / four-wheel drive
Related Maserati Ghibli
Maserati Kubang
Powertrain
Engine 3.0 litre V6, 3.8 litre V8, turbodiesel[1]

The Maserati Levante is a mid-size luxury crossover SUV based on the Kubang concept car[2] that debuted in the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, and will be built by Maserati at the Mirafiori factory, in Turin, Italy starting in 2016.[3]

Rear of Maserati Kubang concept

When it is released, the Levante will feature Maserati's 3.0L V6 engine, in two states of tune.[4] By 2018, a 560 horsepower V8 will be added.[4] There is an 8-Speed ZF Automatic Transmission from the sixth generation Maserati Quattroporte. The Levante will be four-wheel-drive. The Levante will also gain Maserati Touch Control with a full color 8.1-inch TFT touch screen display, as well as a reconfigurable TFT gauge cluster with full color.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bremner, Robert (20 May 2013). "2015 Maserati Levante: A Blend of Porsche Cayenne and BMW X6". edmunds.com. Retrieved 7 April 2015. 
  2. ^ DeLorenzo, Matt (December 2011). "2014 Maserati Kubang: An SUV with the heart of a Ferrari". Road & Track 63 (4): 22. Retrieved December 2, 2011. 
  3. ^ Ebhardt, Tommaso (4 September 2013). "Fiat Said Ready to Build Maserati SUV in Turin With Deal". Bloomberg.com. Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Maserati Brand Presentation" (PDF).