With the Brand’s first electrified SUV, Maserati takes a major step forward in its strategy for electrification, which began last year with the Ghibli Hybrid. “Faster. Greener. Unique”, Levante Hybrid is faster than a diesel, more sustainable than diesel or gasoline, and unique in its specific characteristics. The aim of improving performance while staying true to the Brand’s values, delivering speed and agility while saving fuel and reinforcing the Trident’s dedication to driving pleasure and luxury.Levante Hybrid combines the 4 cylinder, 2 litre engine with a 48 volt Hybrid system to recover energy during deceleration and braking.
The hybrid car weighs less than the 6 cylinder engine equivalent (both diesel and gasoline), and above all has an even better weight distribution since the battery is placed in the rear without compromising the load capacity and optimally balancing the masses of the vehicle. All designed to make the Levante Hybrid even more agile and fun to drive. With maximum power output of 330 hp and torque of 450 Nm delivered from just 2,250 rpm, the performance data of the new Levante Hybrid, only available with all-wheel drive, is impressive: a top speed of over 240 km/h and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 6 seconds (the acceleration is similar to petrol Levante V6 – 2979 cc – 350 PS currently sold in India.)
In terms of appearance, the Levante Hybrid launch version is characterised by a new metallic tri-coat colour called Azzurro Astro, available as part of the Brand’s customisation programme, Maserati Fuoriserie. Other exterior and interior details contribute to this car’s immediately recognisable design: some are in blue, the shade chosen to identify hybrid cars, already used by Maserati on Ghibli Hybrid. On the exterior, blue characterises the three iconic side air ducts, the brake calipers and the C-pillar logo. The same blue shade reappears inside the car, specifically on the embroidered seams of the seats.
Levante Hybrid is connected, thanks to the new Maserati Connect program. Having your Maserati connected at all times enables an eye to be kept on the car’s health, and Maserati Connect will alert the driver when a service is due, improving the customer care experience. With a Smartphone or Smartwatch, drivers can stay in contact with their car via the Maserati Connect App; this is also possible from home via their virtual personal assistant (Amazon Alexa & Google Assist).
Maserati India has commenced bookings for the 2022 Levante GT Hybrid in India and prices to be unveiled soon.
|Layout||L4 Mild Hybrid with eBooster and 48V BSG|
|Bore x Stroke (mm)||84 x 90|
|Maximum Power (hp @ rpm)||330 @ 5750|
|Peak torque (Nm @ rpm)||450 @ 2250|
|Fuel injection||Gasoline Direct Injection GDI|
|Injection pressure (bar)||200|
|Induction||1 Mono-scroll turbocharger|
1 eBooster 48 V
|Lubrication||Variable displacement oil pump|
|Timing system||1 chain-drive overhead camshaft with Multiair|
|Acceleration 0-100 Km/h (s)||6.0|
|Braking distance from 100 to 0 km/h (m)||36|
|FUEL CONSUMPTION AND CO2 EMISSIONS|
|WLTP combined cycle (l/100 km)||TBC *Pending current certification|
|WLTP combined cycle (g/km)||231-252|
|Gearbox||ZF eight-speed automatic|
|Gear ratios||1st: 5; 2nd: 3.2; 3rd: 2.14; 4th: 1.72; 5th: 1.31; 6th: 1.00; 7th: 0.82; 8th: 0.64; Reverse: 3.46; final: 3.27|
|Transmission||All-wheel drive with limited slip self-locking mechanical rear differential|
|Front||Double-wishbone, anti-roll bar|
|Rear||Multi-link, anti-roll bar|
|Front||Ventilated discs 345×32 mm, 2-piston floating calipers|
|Rear||Ventilated discs 330×22 mm, 1-piston floating calipers|
|DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHTS|
|Front/rear tyres||265/50 R19|
|L x D x H (mm)||5005 x 1981 x 1693|
|Front/rear track (mm)||1631 / 1662|
|Luggage capacity (l)||580|
|Fuel tank capacity (l)||80|
|Homologated weight (kg)||2090|
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