The company Maserati, most likely, will present the most powerful and fast version of the crossover Levante in early summer this year, reports Autocar. According to them, the car will receive the GTS prefix in the name and go on sale in August. The main competitors of the novelty will be Porsche Cayenne Turbo and Quattroporte GTS.
The publication also spied out spy photos from testing new items in winter conditions. “Charged” crossover will receive a modified front part of the body with enlarged air intakes, another rear bumper, as well as branch pipes of the exhaust system of a different shape.
Also, the Maserati Levante GTS will be equipped with a modernized suspension with sport settings, large alloy wheels, and more efficient braking mechanisms. In the cabin of the crossover there will be another instrument panel and an 8.4-inch touchscreen display.
The car will be equipped with a 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8, which produces 530 hp on the GTS-modification of the Quttroporte sedan and 709 Nm of torque. A little later, Maserati will also present a hybrid modification of the sports crossover. The power plant will include a petrol engine V6 and an electric motor. The power reserve of one electric power will be more than 50 kilometers.
At the moment, the most powerful version of Levante is the version with an index S, which is equipped with a three-liter V6 unit with a capacity of 430 horsepower. Such a car can accelerate from a place to 100 km / h in five seconds, and its maximum speed is 263 km per hour.