July 18, 2024

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New 2022 Maserati Grecale SUV squares up to the Porsche Macan

Maserati has unveiled options for a new mid-measurement quality crossover, which will slot into the company’s line-up beneath the Levante. Named the Maserati Grecale, it will contend in opposition to recognized rivals such as the Porsche Macan and BMW X3 when it reaches the European industry in 2022. Our exceptional impression previews how it could seem.

The Grecale will be created on the identical platform as the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, but it’ll be driven by the identical twin-turbocharged 3.-litre V6 motor utilized in the a short while ago released MC20 supercar. Effectiveness figures for the SUV are still to be verified – but the Nettuno motor is able of manufacturing 622bhp and 730Nm of torque.

Like the MC20, Maserati will also present the Grecale with a pure-electric powertrain. Electrical power and torque figures for the electric model are still to be verified, but Maserati has advised that the architecture will element the most current 800-volt technological innovation (like the Porsche Taycan) and aid up to 300kW speedy-charging.

The Grecale will also introduce a new badging construction for Maserati. From 2022, all of the company’s pure-electric versions will have the “Folgore” suffix which, somewhat fittingly, interprets from Italian into English as “lightning.”

To bridge the gap concerning the two extremes, Maserati will also present a range of electrified powertrains. Again, technical specs are unconfirmed, but one particular option accessible to Maserati is the 325bhp two.-litre delicate-hybrid petrol motor from the Ghibli, whose mounting factors are appropriate with the Stelvio’s platform.

Maserati has set  a amount of targets for the Grecale the corporation promises it will have the greatest top speed of any SUV in its course, even though also becoming the swiftest accelerating, best managing and most spacious. Ambitiously, Maserati also options to go up in opposition to the Germans in conditions of technological innovation, claiming the Grecale will present the best in course sound process.

Judging by these photographs, the Grecale will element the standard Maserati styling cues. Up front, there’ll be a wide, slatted radiator grille and vented wings. The SUV’s rear appears akin to the Levante’s with a likewise shaped tailgate, diffuser and quad-exit exhaust process.

Maserati’s teaser for the new Grecale follows the company’s the latest announcement on its solution system. The manufacturer claims it will introduce 13 new cars about the future 3 years – 7 of which will be unveiled right before 2022. Maserati’s revamped range will also contain a host of new hybrid versions and a replacement for the Gran Turismo.

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