Maserati Levante - rival Porsche Cayenne $ 72 000 price
Rival Porsche Cayenne uses 3-liter V6 engine with two versions, rates from USD 72000-83000.
Maserati brand advantages inherited from the Italian supercar company. Motor itself of many of its previous model is also produced by Ferrari, brothers owned by parent company Fiat. In the flow needs to put on SUV vehicles, trident logo automaker also released trends Levante.
Levante based development platform
Levante based development platform upgrade from type 2 used for 4-door coupe and Quattroporte Ghibli. Like other models of Maserati, Levante looks personality and penchant for sports evident in the segment, the same type that the Porsche created levels than other German countrymen.
2017 Levante angular shape, large grille its characteristic trident logo in the middle. Piece claw back headlights and foglights after round classic style. The bonnet and the bodywork to create more muscular veins. Three vent behind arch front fenders are details that appear on most of Maserati cars.
As to the US market
As to the US market, the standard Levante equipped with twin-turbo 3-liter V6 twin-turbo for 345 hp power, thereby speeding car 0-97 km / h in about 5.8 seconds. The high performance S shared Levante but engine power to 424 hp, the sprint time reduced to 5 seconds.
Both versions use the automatic transmission ZF 8-level and 4-wheel drive system is a full-time use for Q4 Ghibli and Quattroporte. The US market will also welcome the plug-in hybrid, but later.