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2021 Maserati Levante

2021 Maserati Levante

Overview

More than just a replacement for the Chrysler-built Quattroporte, the 2021 Maserati Levante will be the first Maserati to feature an Italian engine. The iconic midsize SUV will ride on the Giorgio platform, developed and built in Italy.

The heart of the new Maserati Levante is a twin-turbo 3.0L V6 which produces 550hp and 538lb-ft of torque on its own. The power is delivered to all four wheels via an 8-speed ZF automatic transmission and an all-wheel drive system.

Pricing and Which One to Buy

Base $75,985
GranLusso $81,985
GranSport $81,985
S $86,985
GTS $123,585
Trofeo $151,485

The Maserati Levante 2021 will be priced between Fifth Avenue and Quattroporte, with its base price set at $72,000 for the Ghibli variant. The automaker also announced that it will be available in several different trims such as Ghibli S (the model that will replace the Quattroporte), Ghibli S Q4, Ghibli S QX4 and the ultimate Ghibli MC25.

Engine, Transmission, and Performance

2021 Maserati Levante Engine, Transmission

Powering the Ghibli is the new 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four that produces 265 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. Power is delivered to all four wheels via a 8-speed automatic transmission. The engine has been tuned to deliver improved performance when compared to the previous Ghibli.

The new Levante features an eco-friendly range of Diesel and Petrol engines. The Diesel is the familiar 3.0 liter V6 Biturbo which produces a maximum power of 340 HP at 4,800 rpm and a peak torque of 600 Nm at 2,000-3,500 rpm. While the petrol engine is the all new 3.0-liter V6 turbocharged which generates 370 HP at 6,000 rpm with a peak torque of 650 Nm from 1,500 to 4,000 Rpm.

The new Levante features an eco-friendly range of Diesel and Petrol engines. The Diesel is the familiar 3.0 liter V6 Biturbo which produces a maximum power of 340 HP at 4,800 rpm and a peak torque of 600 Nm at 2,000-3,500 rpm. While the petrol engine is the all new 3.0-liter V6 turbocharged which generates 370 HP at 6,000 rpm with a peak torque of 650 Nm from 1,500 to 4,000 rpm.

Fuel Economy and Real-World MPG

The new Maserati Levante will feature a combined fuel economy of 14.5 MPG in the city and 19 MPG on the highway.

Interior, Comfort, and Cargo

2021 Maserati Levante

The interior will be trimmed in premium leather with a mix of carbon fiber and aluminum for the panels, accents, center console, and headliner. The Levante is likely to feature an optional rear-seat entertainment system as well. The rear-seat entertainment system will include a 5″ touchscreen display.

The Levante is likely to feature an optional rear-seat entertainment system as well.

The trunk will be able to swallow up 20 cubic feet of cargo, it is likely to be considerably larger than the current model’s capacity.

Exterior Design

The new Levante has a unique almost family car style thanks to its size, it features an incredibly wide stance and a long hood, two elements that give it an aggressive appearance with no resemblance to Chrysler’s previous Quattroporte. The car shares its design with the Giorgio platform which was mainly developed in Italy by Maserati’s in-house team.