22/10/2020

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Maserati promises 13 new cars in three years including EV and Macan rival

Maserati CEO Davide Grasso has promised that the corporation will launch 13 new designs in...

Maserati CEO Davide Grasso has promised that the corporation will launch 13 new designs in the subsequent a few a long time, seven of which will get there in 2022. 

The freshly disclosed MC20 supercar will be the to start with to get there subsequent 12 months, which will be adopted by convertible and all-electric variations of the company’s mid-engined flagship.

But potentially the major news is the future arrival of an SUV to rival the likes of Porsche’s Macan, BMW’s X3 and Mercedes’ GLC. The new D-section SUV will sit down below the Levante in the line-up and should be seen by the end of subsequent 12 months. Judging by sales of the Macan at rival Porsche, it could become Maserati’s major vendor. 

Maserati’s head of world-wide merchandise scheduling and advertising and marketing, Francesco Tonon, hinted that the automobile would be real to the Maserati DNA of luxury, overall performance and innovation, though including a bigger dose of practicality than even the Levante has.

Tonon also verified that a new GT and Gran Cabrio would be bundled in the merchandise offensive and would be to start with to be presented with whole electrification.  “Electrification matches perfectly with the Maserati model DNA,” Tonon advised us.

Hybrid variations of the existing Ghibli and Levante are also owing, though Tonon also said that big saloon cars and trucks had been an significant portion of the blend, specially in the Chinese industry, hinting that a new Quattroporte is also on the cards.

Tonon also disclosed that there is a lot of home for inner combustion engines in long run Maseratis, way too, confirming that the new Nettuno 3.-litre twin-turbo V6 would aspect throughout the range, with modifications for front motor use, owing to the mid-motor layout in the MC20.

Know-how is also critical to Maserati’s long run, with Tonon declaring that Level 3 autonomous driving functions would be out there before 2024.

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