2016 Maserati Levante Price

The Italian automobile manufacturer Maserati is set to launch its first crossover SUV, the 2016 Levante. The 2016 Maserati Levante will indeed be one of the most aggressive installments from Maserati since it will mark a complete shift from what the company is known for, high performance sports cars. Here is a sneak preview of what to expect from the Maserati Levante 2016.

2016 Maserati Levante front

2016 Maserati Levante Exterior and Interior Design

Maserati has for many years been known to manufacture beautiful and eloquently stylish cars and the 2016 Maserati Levante will indeed be no exception. The car’s design will feature a couple of distinct redesigned components such as massive air inlets, slim full LED headlamps that are set to enhance the overall front appearance of the Levante.

In addition to the massive air inlets, Maserati will also stick to the use of tri-bar grills as a way of enhancing the exterior appearance of its vehicles. Beefy rear fenders will be used to enhance the exterior rear appearance of the car and just like the grills; the fenders are also typical for all Maserati cars.

Large taillights coupled with similar sized exhaust pipes will also be some of the distinct rear features that will characterize the external appearance of the 2016 Maserati Levante. The use of a rear spoiler just above the tailgate region will serve to underscore the car’s high performance pedigree.

It goes without saying that the Maserati will be marketed as a high end crossover SUV. In fact, the car’s major competitors will be some of the already existing high end crossover SUVs with the like of the Porsche Cayenne and the BMW X3 being some of the projected key competitors. This implies that most aspects of the Levante including the interior design will indeed conform to the car’s status. Some of the most notable interior features include high quality leather seats lined with Alcantara contrast stitching. The car will also feature an array of high-tech electronics that will be controlled by a strategically located centre console and a large display screen that will also double as the car’s infotainment system control unit.

2016 Maserati Levante rear

2016 Maserati Levante Engine and fuel economy

Levante’s engine will indeed underscore the car’s high performance pedigree. Precisely, the car will feature a 3 liter twin-turbo V6. The engine is set to offer very impressive stats with a projected power output of 404 horsepower and a more or less similar amount of torque. The 2016 Maserati Levante will indeed be one of the fastest accelerating SUVs with a projected knot to 60 times of 5.5 seconds. The average fuel consumption for the Levante is likely to be in the region of 18 miles per gallon although, this can go up or down depending on the specific driving conditions.

2016 Maserati Levante interior

2016 Maserati Levante Release date and price

The release date for the 2016 Maserati Levante will be January 2016 and the venue for the launch will be the famous Detroit Motor Show. Reliable information does indicate that the Levante will be significantly more expensive than similar cars in its class. Precisely, the cars base model is projected to retail at around $80,000 and this implies that premium models might surpass the $100,000 dollar mark.

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