Maserati finally officially unveil its first SUV the 2017 Maserati Levante. The procession carried out on the mat Geneva Motor Show 2016 in Switzerland. Quoting from Worldcarfans, Wednesday (02/03/2016), comes as the SUV, Maserati Levante did not leave the typical sports car design. Unlike other products, typical of the Maserati trident logo are also pinned on the C-pillars and the identity of the car as to be easily recognizable.
It is rather unique as well but if I may say the SUV trident journey is quite long. When withdrawn in 2003, Maserati had to show their concept SUV called the Kubang, rounded shape Maserati style early millennium. Moved in 2011 finally came out on the latest Maserati Kubang in draft form. But this being a bright point for production.
In the following years we introduced the name that will be installed in Maserati’s SUV, and selected is “2017 Maserati Levante”. Now at the Geneva Motor Show 2016 Maserati Levante is already present as a mass production car that immediately compete with other luxury SUVs. Production will begin at the assembly plant FCA Mirafiori Italy with sales start of spring and the end of the year production began. Levante dimensions are not much different from the version of the Kubang concept study with a large grille, headlamp aggressive and sporty curves of the line.
This car looks aggressive with the large grille with a distinctive style, headlamps using Bi-Xenon models slanted design. Italian-made cars using multiple choice rim diameter, ranging in size from 18 inches-21 inches. Maserati Levante cabin combines luxury and sporty look with the use of leather and chrome materials in some parts. Analog clock, dual-zone climate control system, 8.4-inch screen as an entertainment center, heated seats and eight-speaker audio system into a standard feature on the 2017 Maserati Levante.
Cardiac pacemakers Maserati offered in several options, from gasoline to diesel engines. For the entry-level segment using a V6 3.0 liter biturbo with a power up to 350 hp and maximum torque of 368 pound-feet that make the car go from 0-100 kilometers per hour in 6 seconds and reaches a maximum speed of 249 km / h. For Maserati Levante S equipped with the same engine but with some settings of, so that power reaches 430 hp and 427 pound-feet of torque. Acceleration becomes faster, the 0-100 km / h in 5.2 seconds and a maximum speed of 263 km / h.
Maserati also offers a choice of diesel engine capacity of 3.0 liter V6 capable of producing 275 hp and 442 pound-feet of torque. Maserati Levante diesel engine can go from 0-100 km / h in 6.9 seconds with a top speed of 230 km / h. Three engine options will work together with the eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive system wheel drive for the new 2017 Maserati Levante.