Italian luxury car manufacturers Maserati is surprisingly set to introduce a new SUV, the 2017 Maserati Levante. This new Levante will be an improved follow-up of its current model. But unlike its current model, this Levante is coming with new enhancements.
2017 Maserati Levante – Exterior and Interior Body Design
Some changes are made to its outer body including a new hexagonal grille, broad bumpers, power dome cover. The wheel arcs are massively flared, wheelbase is extended, the tires have a high-profile, the headlights are swept back, the rear fenders are extended towards the tailgate. A small spoiler is placed at the top of the tailgate. The tail lights are changed and made bigger. The exhaust tip has a rectangular shape. 17-inch alloy wheels are featured in this vehicle. The lights in the front including headlights and fog lights are new and have L.E.D. technology.
Accommodation in this 2017 Maserati Levante SUV is up to 7 people, high-quality material like Alcantara and leather which will cover the interiors will be featured. Seats will be highly comfortable with adjustment features.
2017 Maserati Levante – Engine Details and Performance and Fuel Economy
For European models, this vehicle will have two gasoline engines, a 3.0 liter V6 turbocharged engine and a 3.8 liter V8 turbocharged engine. The 3.0 liter V6 turbocharged engine produces an output of 350 to 450 horsepower and 406 lb-feet of torque,while the 3.8 liter V8 Turbocharged engine is capable of producing 580 horsepower with 479 lb-feet of torque. Rumours has that the overseas model will also have a diesel engine as an option, a3.0 liter V6 turbocharged engine which will give 275 horsepower and 600 lb-feet of torque. All the above engines will be synchronized with an eight-speed computerized automatic transmission with all wheel drive. The performance of this maserati levante SUV is going to be superior with new body design and improved engine. Acceleration of this Levante is 0 to 60 miles per hour in just about 5 seconds. By analyzing the engine options, it is for sure that this vehicle will be great in both fuel economy and performance. Detailed information about the mileage has not been given.
Automatic climate control, front view and rear view camera are present. Wood paneling can also be seen in this vehicle. A large touchscreen display is present along with hi-fi sound streaming system. The center console and dashboard has been made more accessible and stylish. This vehicle comes with amazing modern technologically advanced features like a 360-degree camera, satellite radio, improved GPS navigation system and infotainment system. USB, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connectivity are present for meeting every needs of customers to keep them updated.
2017 Maserati Levante – Competition, Launch Date and Price
2017 Maserati Levante is going to face pretty tough competitors in the automobile market when it goes out for sale. This vehicle will compete with 2018 Mercedes Maybach GLS, 2017 Bentley Bentagya, BMW X6 and Porsche Cayenne. This Levante is expected to go on sale by the end of 2016. Pricing for this 2017 Maserati Levante will start from $80,000 for the base model and around $150,000 for its upper models.