The Maserati brand is ready to rise and shine. 2020 promises to be the comeback year for the brand. After taking a financial dIp in 2018, the Italian automaker still promises more exciting releases in the coming years. First, the plan was to unveil new models in 2022, but they have revised the roadmap. Instead, Maserati plans to refresh three of its current luxury cars- the Levante, Ghibli, and Quattroporte.
Though, the new plan differs significantly from 2018 to 2022 blueprint. Car enthusiasts should still expect new models. They scheduled the new Quattroporte for 2022 while slating the new Levante for release in 2023. Surprisingly, the new Ghibli is missing in the plan.
The new Maserati plan leans more on reshuffling and not the overall redrawing as some might expect. Apart from the three refreshes slated for launch next year, the manufacturer will also welcome the new electric, Alfieri. A model concept released at Geneva motor show in 2014. And now, five years later, the company is ready for its mass production of these sought after dream cars.
What to Expect from New Facelifted Maserati’s
SUV Levante 2020
This model is the first SUV for the company and one of the most successful models. If you check the sales account of the company. You notice that 50 percent of the global sales were from the Levante. However, the glamorous SUV is also the primary reason for the 2018 slump because of its short-lived excitement.
The Levante SUV will have a 424-horsepower, and similar to other models, it will share on the 3.8L twin-turbo V6 engine, and 8-speed gear transmission. Plus, it’s the only model in the bunch that can accelerate to 60 mph in only 3.7 seconds.
Since the first unveiling in 2013 at the Shanghai Auto show, and some recent facelift. That saw some Levante uniqueness migrate to the model. The cool car has remained intact. With the Italian busy on the electrification process of the new Alfieri, they will probably let the Ghibli 2020 to stay the same.
The model shares a lot with its Ghibli sibling; They are both luxury sedans. Moreover, the model comes with a similar engine type like the levante.
However, the top-ranking Maserati Quattroporte GTS gives an output of 523 horsepower and a torque of 524 lb-ft. All thanks to the 3.8L twin-turbo V8 engine. However, the optional V8 is for the rear-wheel-drive and also helps to pounder 60mps in 4.7 seconds.
Let’s take a Glimpse into the Interior and Exterior of These Cool cars.
Maserati has sorted the services of Ermenegildo Zegna, an interior sport Pelletessuta woven-leather specialist. Who hail from Italy and have been working together for decades. They set the three models to rock the Zegna special editions of plush leather interiors.
Using Pellestessuta leather is exclusive since Zegna replaced fabric yarns with stitched leather. Where he uses a leather strip to weave the fabric in the cabin, and the results are sophisticated.
The Quattroporte’s interior is based on the S Q4 GranLusso trim. It also includes a special edition of Blu Sofisticato on the exterior color. While for the Levante, Zegna uses almost the same formula integrating the S GranSport and dons a Bronzo tri-coat colors on the exterior.
The Market Price the Maserati Trio of 2020
If you love the Italian brand of Maserati, you better be eager and ready to shine with the 2020 remodels. The Levante will go for $77,500, and the Ghibli sedan will have a market price of $ 89,800. While the priciest of them all, the Quattroporte will sell at $ 140,500.
Verdict on the 2020 Maserati
Is Maserati ready to rival the market and take over like before? Maybe yes. However, what is true; the automaker is evolving with current consumer trends. That being said, they will have a plug-in hybrid variant to cater for every market segment.