Maserati announced that the Levante, will go on sale in late 2015, with the first deliveries to start from the beginning of 2016. The luxury SUV is based on the Ghibli, it has an increased ground clearance and an aluminum body, having many common parts with the new Quattroporte.
Its construction will take place at Mirafiori Maserati factory in Italy and it will be equipped with three sets of engines that we’ve seen so far in the Quattroporte and Ghibli. The engines are a 3.0 liter V6 turbodiesel with 275 hp, a 3.0 liter twin-turbo V6 producing 410 hp and a twin-turbo 3.8 liter V8 delivering 530 hp.
All engines will be combined with an 8-speed automatic transmission that sends power to all four wheels via a sophisticated four-wheel drive system of Maserati.