The Italian brand will focus on electric cars, plug-in hybrids and automatic control systems
Maserati will launch five new models over the next five years, which will also be offered with hybrid and electric power units. This was announced at the annual meeting of shareholders of the concern Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA).
So, after 2020, the Italians will present a crossover that will rise to the level below Levante and will be called upon to compete for buyers with the BMW X3, Audi Q5, Jaguar F-Pace and Porsche Macan. New build a rear-wheel drive platform Giorgio, which is the basis of Alfa Romeo Stelvio. He also borrows the cross-train and the engines. Stelvio is equipped with a two-liter turbo four with a power of 280 hp, and a 510-horsepower 2.9-liter V6 with two turbines. Plus, the crossover will be available as a plug-in hybrid.
In additional, by 2022 Maserati will present the serial version of the sports car Alfiery, which will be offered both in the body of the coupe, and with the open top. The line will include a hybrid and fully electric power plant. The “green” version of the model will receive an easy design and 800-volt batteries and can accelerate from place to “hundreds” in 4.2 seconds, and its maximum speed will exceed 300 km per hour.
Finally, by 2022, the models Levante, Ghibli and the flagship sedan Quattroporte are planned, which will also be available with both hybrid and electric units. By the indicated deadline all cars of the Italian brand will be able to equip with a third level autopilot.