Maserati is going to release up to five new products in the next five yearsJune 18, 2018
The premium brand Maserati, like the rest of the companies belonging to the FCA group, have ambitious plans for the near future. So, five new models, including electrified ones, will be presented within the next five years.
As part of the last meeting of shareholders of the concern Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), it became known a lot of details about the company’s plans for the development of auto companies. Maserati is one of the brands that will be actively reorganized in the near future, or rather until 2022. Within this activity, five new premium cars will be presented.
One of the novelties will be a compact crossover, which will be a step below the Maserati Levante. The novelty will compete for one target audience with BMW X3, Audi Q5, Jaguar F-Pace and Porsche Macan. According to preliminary information, the car will be built on the basis of the rear-wheel-drive platform Giorgio.
And the motor line will be borrowed from the Alfa Romeo Stelvio with the same platfom. Thus, it will be possible to expect the appearance under the hood of a two-liter turbo engine with a power of up to 280 horsepower, and a 2.9-liter unit with a capacity of up to 540 hp.
In addition, the series will sport a car Alfieri, which can become another flagship in the Maserati lineup. The model will be offered both in the body of the coupe, and with an open top. However, the feature will be a wide variation of power units. The sports car will be offered both with the petrol unit, and with a hybrid power plant. Plug-in hybrid will be able to accelerate to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds, and the maximum speed will exceed the 300 km / h mark.
Finally, by 2022 the models of Levante, Ghibli and the flagship sedan Quattroporte are planned. In addition to versions with ICE, this model will also receive modifications with hybrids and fully electric installations. And by the end of the fifth year for all models will be available unmanned system of the third level.
Meanwhile, the professional tuning studio Novitec presented its own package of improvements for the Maserati Ghibli sports coupe. Thanks to these improvements, the car is able to develop up to 494 horsepower and 294 km / h maximum speed.