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  • 2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo, 2018 New York auto show

    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 super SUV, which was previously thought to be a Levante GTS. There's no V-6 between these fenders. This Levante Trofeo packs a muscular V-8 that just so happens to be built by Ferrari. Sitting in the nose of this very sporty utility vehicle is a 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V-8. In fact, this engine has...

  • 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...

  • 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio
    Stelvio-based Maserati SUV coming by 2020, says Marchionne

    Despite claims to the contrary, Maserati looks set to introduce an SUV based on the Alfa Romeo Stelvio. The vehicle was denied just two years ago by then-Maserati CEO Harald Wester, but Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed it on Tuesday during his third-quarter earnings call...

  • 2018 Dodge Charger

    It seems there’s been another major change in Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s planning, one that, if true, will undoubtedly cause further delays in the redesign of several key models. According to Automotive News (subscription required), FCA has ditched plans to base the next-generation Dodge Challenger and Charger on Alfa Romeo’s Giorgio platform found in the Giulia and Stelvio models. Neither a source nor reason was given. Instead, the muscle car duo will reportedly adopt Maserati’s platform found in the Ghibli, code-named the M157. The M157 is a shortened version of the...

  • 2018 Maserati Ghibli, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
    2018 Maserati Ghibli preview

    Maserati in August pulled the wraps off an updated Ghibli at the 2017 Chengdu auto show in China. The car has since made an appearance at this week's 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The updates are subtle though address some of the Ghibli’s shortcomings like the lack of refinement in the design...

  • 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio
    Alfa Romeo, Maserati spinoff back in the spotlight

    Late last year, talk of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles spinning off its upmarket Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands emerged in investor circles. The thinking was that the money raised could eliminate FCA’s debts of around $7 billion and thus improve the company’s credit rating and better prepare...

  • Formula E car in New York City
    Marchionne: FCA brand more likely than Ferrari to enter Formula E

    With many of the world’s top automakers committing to the Formula E Championship, many are wondering if Ferrari, arguably the most famous name in motorsport, is considering doing the same. Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchionne ignited rumors in April when he said Ferrari needed to be in Formula...

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    All Maseratis to be electrified after 2019

    Volvo seems to have set a precedent. The Swedish luxury marque announced plans for all of its future cars to feature some sort of electrification, whether it be a dedicated battery-electric or a plug-in hybrid powertrain. Now, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has announced a similar initiative...

  • 2018 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible
    2018 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible revealed

    On Wednesday, Maserati unveiled an updated version of its GranTurismo. Noticeably missing, however, was the car's convertible body style. It turns out Maserati was saving the reveal of the GranTurismo Convertible for the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed which runs from June 29 to July 2 in the south...

  • 2018 Maserati GranTurismo

    The Maserati GranTurismo is entering its 10th year on the market but still manages to look as good as the day it debuted. Nevertheless, with a successor likely some years off still, Maserati has decided to freshen up the GranTurismo for the 2018 model year. The most significant change is at the front where the normally rounded edge of the grille takes on a more rigid look inspired by the design on the Alfieri concept from 2014. The revised grille is joined by new lower air ducts which together improve airflow distribution and reduce aerodynamic drag from 0.33 to 0.32. The rear bumper has also...

  • 2017 Maserati Levante first drive review
    2017 Maserati Levante first drive review: beauty is pain

    Check the tape: Maserati owned the U.S. comeback before Fiat and Alfa Romeo crowded into the party. Trident-clad cars could be found roaming streets in the U.S. for more than a decade before Alfa Romeo returned. Yet, despite being the elder statesman at the ripe old age of 15, Maserati had to wait...

  • 2017 Maserati GranTurismo
    Maserati launches CPO program with 2-year unlimited mileage warranty

    Buyers seeking out a bit of Italian luxury and performance have had the opportunity to purchase a used Maserati for years, but the brand itself is now sweetening the deal. Maserati has officially launched its new certified pre-owned program and it offers plenty of benefits. Foremost, purchasing a...

  • Maserati MC12 for sale
    For $1.5M this modified Maserati MC12 could be yours

    Maserati built a rather rare machine when it created the MC12. Built on the bones of the Ferrari Enzo, Maserati created its own version of the hyper exotic for the street and actually crafted a car in smaller numbers than the Maranello-born Enzo. In total, Maserati built 62 cars. That number breaks...

  • 2018 Maserati Ghibli facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2018 Maserati Ghibli spy shots

    Maserati’s Ghibli will soon come in for a subtle facelift. Prototypes for the updated car have been spotted ahead of a likely debut late this year or early next. Recall the current Ghibli made its debut in 2013, as a 2014 model. The tweaks are part of a mid-cycle update to keep the mid-size...

  • 2017 Maserati Ghibli Nerissimo Edition, 2017 New York auto show
    Maserati goes dark with Ghibli Nerissimo special edition

    While one of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' other brands does a bang-on job at stealing the majority of the buzz at the 2017 New York auto show—that would be Dodge and its Challenger SRT Demon—Maserati is taking a more subtle approach. Using the show as its backdrop, Maserati has revealed...

  • 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has finally confirmed what we’ve already known for some time—that Alfa Romeo’s brilliant Giorgio platform found in the Giulia and Stelvio will be used by fellow FCA brands Dodge, Jeep and Maserati. Marchionne made the confirmation during a conference call with analysts on January 26, Automotive News (subscription required) reports. The move, which was planned all along, is to help spread the cost of developing the platform and vehicles based on it, whose bill already totals more than $2.7 billion. “The investment in Alfa...

  • 2017 Maserati Levante, 2016 Geneva Motor Show
    Maserati: What’s new for 2017

    Maserati’s plans to boost sales to 50,000 units annually has hit a snag. The automaker is facing slowing demand in the key market of China and plans for a redesigned GranTurismo as well as a new sports car based on 2014’s Alfieri concept have been pushed back. That doesn’t mean we...

  • 2017 Maserati Levante, 2016 Geneva Motor Show
    Might Alfa Romeo, Maserati be up for sale?

    While Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has been adamant that Alfa Romeo is not for sale, some industry analysts see the sale of Alfa Romeo along with fellow Italian brand Maserati as being entirely possible. FCA’s share price was on the decline for much of 2016, with around $7...

  • Maserati Alfieri concept
    Do you want a gas or electric Maserati Alfieri sports car? Poll results

    Here's what we know: The Maserati Alfieri concept from the 2014 Geneva auto show is headed towards production sometime after 2018. Also, Maserati will get its first electric car around 2020. It's been hinted that a version of the Alfieri could be the brand's first electric car, though likely...

  • Maserati Alfieri concept, 2014 Geneva Motor Show
    Report: Alfieri sports car to be first Maserati electric car

    Maserati’s first electric car will be a new sports car based on the stunning Alfieri concept car unveiled at the 2014 Geneva auto show, according to Autocar. The British publication, without citing a source, reports that Maserati is targeting a 2020 launch date for its electric sports car...

  • Maserati Alfieri concept, 2014 Geneva Motor Show
    Report: Maserati Alfieri sports car delayed

    The Maserati Alfieri concept wowed audiences at its 2014 Geneva auto show debut, helping the Italian brand celebrate its 100th anniversary in style. However, the Alfieri wasn't just a bit of auto show bling as a few months later Maserati confirmed the car for production, providing a tentative...

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