The new Maserati SUV is based on the 2011 Kubang prototype
The glamor of the BMW X6 and Porsche Cayenne plans to steal Maserati, with the new model Levante. The Levante is expected to be unveiled in 2015 and will be based on the Maserati prototype Kubang that was unveiled in 2011 at Frankfurt Auto Show.
The engines that will equip the Maserati Levante, is a V6 3,0 liter petrol with 410 horsepower and a V8 3,8 liter engine with 530 horsepower. A V6 3,0 liter diesel with 270 horsepower, will complement the range. The engines will cooperate with an automatic eight gear transmission and will have four-wheel drive, four-wheel drive system via the «Q4» that equips the Quattroporte and Ghibli. Yo increase the off-road character of the luxury SUV, the Maserati collaborates closely with Jeep, so the new Levante will have some influence from the new Grand Cherokee.