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Novitec Maserati Levante Esteso Is One Angry SUV With 616 HP

The closest matter to a Ferrari SUV right now is the Maserati Levante Trofeo with its twin-turbo 3.eight-liter V8 motor developed by the Prancing Horse. It would make 580 horsepower and 538 pound-toes (730 Newton-meters) of torque, which ought to be a good deal of Maranello punch for most men and women, but some people will usually want additional. This is the place the tuners at Novitec occur into play as they’ve fiddled with Ferrari’s V8 to unlock a mighty 616 hp and 605 lb-ft (820 Nm).

They did additional than just up grade the motor as Maserati’s sole SUV (for the time being) went to the health and fitness center to set on some muscle groups. It’s now two.09 meters (eighty two.two inches) broad right after Novitec put in its fender flares both equally at the entrance and rear to enhance the width of the motor vehicle by additional than ten cm entrance & 12 cm rear. The whole human body kit encompasses eight items and some of them can be had in bare carbon fiber, like the hood scoop and rear spoiler to make the higher-driving Maserati a truly eye-grabbing SUV.

Novitec also created some adjustments to the air suspension set up by lowering the journey height by twenty five millimeters to lend the Levante a additional aggressive stance although improving dealing with many thanks to a slightly reduce centre of gravity. You have likely recognized by now those people are not the inventory wheels as the tuner has swapped them out to make area for a 22-inch set in “centerlock seem.”

As far as effectiveness is anxious, Novitec states the further oomph around the inventory Trofeo version allows the Levante Esteso to hit 62 mph (a hundred km/h) from a standstill in 3.eight seconds and prime out at 192 mph (309 km/h) or slightly additional than the world’s quickest manufacturing SUV, the 190-mph Bentley Bentayga Speed.

It’s worthy of mentioning that spy shots have revealed the Levante Trofeo is due to obtain an update that will bring a much larger four.-liter V8 designed by Maserati.