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  • 2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo, 2018 New York auto show

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has largely opted out of developing its own self-driving technology and instead decided to find a partner. In 2017, FCA joined BMW's self-driving car alliance, which includes Mobileye and Intel, for future autonomous car technology, and now we know it's headed to Maserati first. Fiat Chairman John Elkann named Maserati as the first recipient of the developing technology in a speech in Italy, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. He did not, however, give a timeline for when the technology will make its way into the Italian luxury cars. BMW, Intel, and Mobileye aim to reveal...

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    Maseratis won't be powered by Ferrari engines much longer

    One of the most compelling reasons to buy a modern Maserati is that its engine is built by Ferrari. That won't be the case for long, though. Maserati won't renew its engine supply deal with Ferrari once the current contract expires, Ferrari CEO Louis Camilleri revealed on Tuesday during a first...

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    FCA selects winners for 2019 Drive For Design contest

    The future cars for tomorrow start with the student designs from today. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles selected its winners for this year's Drive For Design contest. Maximillian Cooper of Miami; Mason Ross of Burien, Washington; and Vincent Piaskowski of Birmingham, Michigan; submitted winning designs...

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    Maserati will never become an EV brand to rival Tesla

    Maserati is gearing up to launch electric versions of most models in its lineup, but it will never become an EV-only brand to rival the likes of Tesla. "This is a brand that needs combustion engines,” Maserati's North American chief, Al Gardner, told Motor Trend in an interview published on...

  • Maserati Quattroporte shooting brake
    A Maserati Quattroporte Shooting Brake exists and is for sale

    Maserati knows a thing or two about designing a sexy car, but it's never once built a wagon. So, one man himself did for a customer. Road & Track reported on this wonderful Maserati Quattroporte Shooting Brake, which comes from Adan Redding. The Britain native has spent his life restoring...

  • Maserati Alfieri concept, 2014 Geneva Motor Show
    Maserati Alfieri locked in for 2020 Geneva auto show

    Maserati's Alfieri sports car will be shown at the 2020 Geneva International Motor Show but won't reach showrooms until 2021 or 2022. The information was revealed by Maserati boss Harald Wester in an interview with Autocar published Tuesday. The Alfieri was first shown as a concept in 2014 and...

  • 2019 Maserati Levante GTS

    Italian cars are known for four things: beauty, speed, noise, and a special feel. Fail on any of these and the car feels authentic like ravioli from a can. Maserati’s Levante is the Italian automaker’s first crossover SUV. It’s beautiful, but base models weren’t fast, didn’t sound good, and hardly felt special. Mamma mia. For 2019, Maserati stuffed a twin-turbo V-8 under the Levante’s hood to create the GTS model. Faster? Yes. Louder? Sure. Special? We’ll get to that. Just look at me The standard Levante’s beautiful to the point of people...

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    Maserati Quattroporte, Ghibli recalled for damaged fuel lines

    Maserati Quattroporte and Ghibli owners should keep an eye on their mailboxes for a recall notice. The Italian brand has recalled 6,301 Quattroporte and Ghibli sedans over potentially damaged fuel lines. The brand said in documents filed with NHTSA in November that the damaged fuel lines could...

  • 2019 Maserati Edizione Nobile special edition
    Maserati reveals Ghibli, Quattroporte, Levante Edizione Nobile special editions

    Maserati has three new special edition cars inbound for the 2019 model year and only 150 will make their way to the United States and Canada. The Italian luxury brand announced the Ghibli, Quattroporte, and Levante Edizione Nobile special editions Wednesday. The Nobile Edition cars feature a Blu...

  • 2019 Maserati Levante
    2019 Maserati Levante, Quattroporte, Ghibli march ahead with subtle updates

    Maserati has applied subtle updates to the Ghibli and Quattroporte sedans, as well as its sole SUV, the Levante, for 2019. The updates were announced Tuesday ahead of the official presentation of the 2019 range on Wednesday at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show. But, when we say subtle, we mean subtle...

  • Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera Sciadipersia
    Jay Leno drives Touring Superleggera's Maserati-based Sciadipersia

    Following its revival last decade, Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera jumped straight back into doing what it does best: churning out beautiful, one-off, coach-built cars. Recent hits include the Alfa Romeo Competizione-based Disco Volante and F12-based Berlinetta Lusso. The latest creation, however...

  • 2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo, 2018 New York auto show
    Maserati-Alfa Romeo bundle was a mistake says FCA CEO

    As newly minted Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles CEO Mike Manley settles in, his strategy is starting to become clear. As part of it, we'll see Maserati drift away from Alfa Romeo in the future. Manley said the strategy to bundle Maserati and Alfa Romeo under one leader was a mistake, according to a...

  • Al Gardner, Maserati North America chief

    As part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Mike Manley's executive shifts, Al Gardner has been selected to lead Maserati in North America. Harald Wester, Maserati's chief operating officer, made the announcement on Monday, according to Automotive News (subscription required). Gardner will now report to Jean-Philippe Leloup, formerly of Ferrari. Leloup was selected to lead a new division titled Maserati Commercial. Gardner takes over Maserati North America from Tim Kuniskis. Kuniskis previously led Maserati globally but was tapped to lead the Jeep brand last month. Gardner has been FCA's dealer...

  • 1959 Maserati Tipo 61/60 'Birdcage' reconstruction
    Rebuilt 1959 Maserati Birdcage heads to auction

    The Maserati Birdcage race cars designed by Giulio Alfieri in the late 1950s and early '60s represented a revolution in sports car design. At the time, many British sports car manufacturers were moving toward innovative but expensive monocoque structures as opposed to the traditional ladder frame...

  • 2019 Maserati Levante GTS
    2019 Maserati Levante GTS joins the fray with 550 horsepower

    The Maserati Levante currently tops out with the 424-horsepower S but two new performance variants are being introduced for 2019. One is the 590-horsepower Levante Trofeo (shown below) that we saw in March at the 2018 New York auto show. The other is the slightly tamer Levante GTS that Maserati...

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    Fiat Chrysler's 5-year plan: What happened last time, what didn't, and what's coming?

    On Friday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles laid out an ambitious product roadmap for the next five years. Product details were sometimes hazy but the message was clear: FCA's future lies in trucks, crossover SUVs, performance vehicles, and electrification, with self-driving tech sprinkled in for good...

  • Teaser for Maserati Alfieri sports car
    Maserati to add Alfieri halo car, new SUV, electric powertrain from Ferrari

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles during an investor meeting Friday revealed that Maserati has an electric future...in more ways than one. The Italian luxury brand has been largely lost in the FCA portfolio, but it will get six new vehicles by 2022, including a long-awaited Alfieri halo car and a new SUV...

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    FCA looks to retool Italian plans for upscale models

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne is set to unveil a company wide-strategy on June 1, his last such strategy announcement before his retirement next year. According to a report the strategy will outline a major restructuring of FCA's Italian plants to focus on upscale cars. Citing...

  • Master Maserati track experience program

    Maserati wants its customers to be better drivers and the Italian luxury marque has introduced a set of track experience programs to do just that: the Master Maserati series. The brand announced Wednesday that the Master Maserati track experiences, to be held in Parma, Italy, will be divided into three programs. The first is "Master on track," which is also subdivided into four separate track experiences. The second is "Master off-road," which will take participants on two courses. The final program is "Master Incentive." Maserati said the latter has been conceived for groups and companies...

  • 2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo, 2018 New York auto show
    2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo brings V-8 fury to style party

    According to Ricky Bobby, it was Eleanor Roosevelt that said "America is all about speed. Hot, nasty, badass speed." Italy's Maserati has taken that quote to heart. That's why the automaker decided that the New York International Auto Show is the perfect place to show off its new Levante Trofeo...

  • Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera Sciadipersia
    Touring Superleggera returns with Maserati-based Sciadipersia

    Italy's Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera is back with a new coachbuilt special based on the Maserati GranTurismo. The car is called the Sciadipersia, which is Italian for “Shah of Iran,” linking this modern creation with the commission of three bespoke Maserati 5000GTs completed in the...

  • 2019 Maserati Levante GTS spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2019 Maserati Levante GTS spy shots

    The Maserati Levante currently tops out with the 424-horsepower S but a high-performance GTS is being developed as an alternative to the likes of the BMW X6 M, Mercedes-AMG GLE63 Coupe and Porsche Cayenne Turbo. Prototypes for the Levante GTS are already out testing and reveal only subtle changes...

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    Could Maserati follow Alfa Romeo with F1 return?

    Could Maserati be about to follow in the footsteps of fellow Fiat Chrysler Automobiles brand Alfa Romeo and make a return to Formula 1? According to Auto Express’ sources, FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne is preparing a similar deal to the one between Alfa Romeo and Sauber for Maserati and American...

  • 2018 Maserati Levante Nerissimo
    Maserati models get extra stylish Nerissimo package

    Maseratis are already stylish vehicles, but you can now up the wow factor just a tad more with a styling package called Nerissimo. Maserati announced the package on Thursday at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, presenting it on a 2018 Levante and Quattroporte. It will also be available on the 2018...

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