New Maserati Levante Hybrid launch event | Maserati

Opposites attract at the World Premiere of Maserati's first hybrid SUV: both at the Shanghai Auto Show and virtually on houseof.maserati.com

Modena, 19 April 2021 – The Maserati Levante Hybrid is presented to the world in both a physical and digital World Premiere event. In fact, the dual nature of Maserati is shown at the Shanghai Auto Show for its live presentation, and, for the rest of the world, in a virtual launch event on the brand’s website (houseof.maserati.com).

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 Maserati SUV, which has already made an impact in the history of the Brand with its record-breaking figures, now presses ahead into a future in which all new Trident models will be electrified.

Maserati is innovative by nature, and with Levante it pursues the philosophy behind its entry into the world of electrification: 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. The result is a hybrid SUV that retains the distinctive roar of every Maserati.

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 Levante Hybrid even more agile and fun to drive.

Thanks to a 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 240 km/h and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 6 seconds.

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.

Special guests at the digital premiere of Levante Hybrid were David Beckham, the new Maserati Brand Global Ambassador, and Dardust, with an exclusive soundtrack.

Technical Specifications

ENGINE

Layout

L4 Mild Hybrid with eBooster and 48V BSG

 

Displacement (cc)

1995

 

Bore x Stroke (mm)

84 x 90

 

Compression ratio

9.5:1

 

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

 

Crankshaft

Forged steel

 

Lubrication

Variable displacement oil pump

 

Timing system

1 chain-drive overhead camshaft with Multiair

 

 

 

   

PERFORMANCE

Acceleration 0-100 Km/h (s)

6.0

 

Top speed
>240

 

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 

*depending on market

 

 

TRANSMISSION

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

 

 

 

SUSPENSION

Front

Double-wishbone, anti-roll bar

 

Rear
Multi-link, anti-roll bar

 

 

 

BRAKES

Front

Ventilated discs 345x32 mm, 2-piston floating calipers

 

Rear
Ventilated discs 330x22 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

 

Wheelbase (mm)
3004

 

Front/rear track (mm)
1631 / 1662

 

Luggage capacity (l)
580

 

Fuel tank capacity (l)
80

 

Homologated weight (kg)
2090

load more
no results

Dealer Locator

To locate your nearest Maserati dealer just enter a postcode or place and find the most suitable retailer for you.