Maserati Levante

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Maserati Levante
Maserati Levante S (01).jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Maserati
Production 2016–present
Model years 2017–present
Assembly Italy: Turin (Stabilimento Mirafiori)
Body and chassis
Class Mid-size luxury crossover SUV
Body style 5-door SUV
Layout Longitudinal front-engine, four-wheel drive
Related
Powertrain
Engine
Transmission 8-speed ZF 8HP automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 3,004 mm (118.3 in)
Length 5,003 mm (197.0 in)
Width 1,968 mm (77.5 in)
Height 1,679 mm (66.1 in)
Kerb weight 2,109 kg (4,650 lb)

The Maserati Levante is a mid-size luxury crossover SUV based on the Kubang concept car[1] that debuted at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, and built by Maserati at the Mirafiori factory in Turin, Italy starting in 2016.[2]

Produced and assembled at Maserati's Turin plant,[2][3] the Levante went on sale in Europe in May 2016 and in North America in September 2016.[4]

Announcements[edit]

Rear view

The car was first unveiled at the Geneva auto show on 1 March 2016, followed by a 2016 New York Auto Show.

US models went on sale in April, 2016. Early models included Levante (350 PS) and Levante S (430 PS).[5]

Canada models went on sale in September, 2016. Early models included Levante (350 PS) and Levante S (430 PS).[6]

Specifications[edit]

The Levante features Maserati's 3.0L V6 engine, in two states of tune.[7] By 2018, a 560-horsepower V8 will be added.[7] There is an 8-Speed ZF automatic transmission from the sixth-generation Maserati Quattroporte. The Levante is four-wheel-drive. The Levante also features Maserati Touch Control with a full color 8.1-inch (210 mm) TFT touchscreen display, as well as a reconfigurable TFT gauge cluster with full color.

Model Levante Levante S Levante Diesel
Construction period since 04/2016
Cylinder arrangement V6
Displacement 2,979 cc (181.8 cu in) 2,987 cc (182.3 cu in)
Max. power kW (PS) at rpm 257 (350)/5750 316 (430)/5750 202 (275)/4000
Max. torque 500 Nm /4500–5000 580 Nm /4500–5000 600 Nm /2000–2600
Drive type all wheel drive
Transmission 8-speed automatic
Top speed 251 km/h (156 mph) 264 km/h (164 mph) 230 km/h (143 mph)
Acceleration, 0–100 km/h in s 6.0 5.2 6.9
Empty weight 2,109 kg (4,650 lb) 2,205 kg (4,861 lb)
Tank capacity in L 80
Consumption combined in l / 100 km 10,7 10,9 7,2
CO2-Emission combined in g/km 249 253 189

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLorenzo, Matt (December 2011). "2014 Maserati Kubang: An SUV with the heart of a Ferrari". Road & Track. 63 (4): 22. Retrieved 2 December 2011. 
  2. ^ a b 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. 
  3. ^ Joseph, Noah. "Maserati Levante is Italy's answer to the Porsche Cayenne". autoblog.com. Retrieved 2 March 2016. 
  4. ^ Elliott, Hannah. "Maserati Levante World Debut: $76,000 V6 SUV to Challenge BMW, Bentley". bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2 March 2016. 
  5. ^ Bruce, Chris. "Maserati Levante starts at $72,000, Levante S for $83,000". autoblog.com. Retrieved 9 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "Levante—The 'Maserati of SUVs' Makes Canadian Debut". Maserati.ca. Retrieved 9 January 2017. 
  7. ^ a b "Maserati Brand Presentation" (PDF).