It seems it has always been since we’ve been able to share solid news about the new 2016 Maserati Levante, but finally the time has come. This week at the Frankfurt Motor Show, Maserati CEO Harold Wester announced a release date for 2016 Maserati Levante SUV. Not only begin production in February, but the world will have its first look at the production version of the 2016 Maserati Levante in March at the Geneva Motor Show.
Exterior and Interior
The spacious interior, enhanced by the panoramic sunroof available, combined with the exterior lines of a coupe elegant and the best aerodynamic performance in its class with Cx coefficient of just 0.31. Both versions 2016 Maserati Levante take the eight-speed ZF automatic transmission provides smooth gear shifting comfort and fast, depending on the selected mode. 2016 Maserati Levante driver can choose between four driving modes, “I.C.E.”, “sport” “normal” and “off-road”. Every car is different, intelligently change the engine, transmission, suspension and characteristics of electronic character. Two extended functions packages are available: Deluxe Package and Sport Package. Each has a variety of options and stylistic improvements to further customize the exterior and interior of the new 2016 Maserati Levante. 2016 Maserati Levante can also be equipped with the optional luxury package Zegna and very exclusive that combines quality Italian leather with silk made Ermenegildo Zegna Trivero made by Zegna wool mill with a patented process. Zegna luxury package is an update of the full leather option and is only available as an option in the luxury package. Three different combinations of leather / silk and contrasting stitching in beige, red or black stand inside.
In addition to 2016 Maserati Levante offers a variety of options, convenience features and stylistic improvements to further customize the exterior and interior with the finest materials and finishes made refined hand for a superior touch and feel. A new human-machine interface (HMI), an evolution of the Maserati Touch control system has been completely updated for ease and comfort while driving, and includes a capacitive touch screen of 8.4 “with a new button mark. Boot 2016 Maserati Levante is designed to provide a wide and versatile cargo space of 19.4 cu. ft. with its regular form, which can easily accommodate large items of luggage. There is a catch 12 volt trunk and three more shots into the cabin. The standard power rear door opens and closes automatically without anyone physically move or pull down. The system features a special anti-pitching function stops immediately when an obstacle is detected closing procedure. the power tailgate system may be activated by buttons on the back door, car key and a button on the ceiling panel as standard, plus the features mentioned above, includes also: leather (updated to 424 hp); 2016 Maserati Levante have 8.4-inch touch-screen navigation system; basic audio system with 8 speakers; speed regulator; Hill Descent Control; system, dual-zone climate; windscreen wipers; keyless entry (all doors); and keyless start and electro-chromatic interior and exterior mirrors. Another standard feature is the system input and output to facilitate easy movement of the driver automatically retracts the rear seat and the steering column up. This is the standard with electric adjustable steering wheel. Home Link is a control unit with integrated camera standard distance in lighting dome in the ceiling above the dashboard. It can operate garage doors, gates and security lighting systems such as approaches to automatic cars. Home Link can be programmed to operate up to three automated systems, which is ideal for customers with more than one property. 2016 Maserati Levante also comes standard with dual acoustic laminated glass for the front windshield and rear which reduce outside noise and provide excellent temperature stability. For privacy, the windows of the rear doors and the fifth door window come standard with a dark glass. Finally, lock the glove box is standard and can be enabled and disabled via the touch screen control more using a PIN to four digits.
There are three packages available for 2016 Maserati Levante engine, all 3.0-liter six-cylinder. This includes the twin turbo gas units (created in Maranello by Ferrari) and a turbo diesel (diesel not come to the United States). Let us first see the fastest. Available in 2016 model Maserati Levante S, the range topper offers 430 horsepower at 5750 rpm and 428 lb-ft of torque at 4500 rpm. Acceleration from rest to 62 mph in 5.2 seconds while the top speed is 164 mph. Fuel consumption is estimated at 10.9 liters / 100 km. The next step is the non-S 2016 Maserati Levante, which is equipped with 350 horsepower at 5750 rpm and 369 lb-ft of torque from 4500 rpm. A run to 62 mph in 6.0 seconds, while the speed as 156 mph. Fuel consumption is 10.7 liters / 100 km. Finally, it is the most economical 2016 Maserati Levante Diesel, which comes with 275 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and 443 lb-ft of torque at 2000 rpm. The acceleration of 6.9 seconds to 62 mph, with a top speed of 143 mph, but fuel consumption is significantly reduced to 7.2 liters / 100 km. Each engine is mated to an automatic transmission ZF eight-speed. There are several ways to meet virtually all driving situations, each with a unique configuration for the engine, transmission, suspension and electronics.
Release and Price
The launch of the US market is scheduled for the end of 2016 with a starting price of $ 72,000 to 345 horses (2016 Maserati Levante) and $ 83,000 for the 424 hp (2016 Maserati Levante S) model (not including destination and delivery), it will be available for order in the US in April.