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Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has confirmed it'll spend over €5 billion ($7.7 billion) on new products and drivetrains to be produced at its Italian factories. The automaker met with union officials last week to outline its updated production plans for the next three years, which it hopes will return the company's Italian factories to full employment...

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2019 Maserati Levante pricing and specs
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2019 Maserati Levante pricing and specs

Ateco Australia has announced pricing and specs for the new base Maserati Levante, set to cost $125,000 before on-road costs. Power in the base Levante comes from a twin-turbo V6 petrol engine making 257kW of power and 500Nm of torque, for a 6.0-second sprint to 100km/h and a 251km/h top speed...


2018 Maserati Ghibli S GranSport
Rating: 6.910 /10
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2018 Maserati Ghibli S GranSport

With its fresh face and a hike in outputs, is the updated Maserati Ghibli a more compelling Italian sport-luxury pitch in its high-powered flagship S GranSport guise?

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$195,900

Maserati Ghibli Ribelle revealed for Europe
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Maserati Ghibli Ribelle revealed for Europe

The Maserati Ghibli Ribelle has been revealed for European markets, sporting a black and red theme with special trim elements inside and out. Just 200 examples have been allocated to the region, set to go on sale from October...


Maserati Quattroporte GTS Gransport Nerissimo Edition arrives from $371,990
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Maserati Quattroporte GTS Gransport Nerissimo Edition arrives from $371,990

Maserati has confirmed the **breathes** Quattroporte GTS Gransport Nerissimo Edition for Australia, priced from a cool $371,990 before on-road costs. The Nerissimo Edition – or 'very black' edition – is a dark-themed special featuring numerous blacked-out styling treatments and various carbon-fibre components...


Maserati Levante GTS coming Down Under for MY2020
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Maserati Levante GTS coming Down Under for MY2020

Maserati has confirmed the Levante GTS will be coming to Australia, but it's still a long way off touching down. The 404kW super-SUV won't be here until late in 2019, with Maserati confirming it'll be available for the 2020 model year...


Sergio Marchionne: A brief history of his time as CEO of Fiat and Chrysler
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Sergio Marchionne: A brief history of his time as CEO of Fiat and Chrysler

Sergio Marchionne, head of Fiat since 2004 and Chrysler from 2009, has passed away aged 66 after complications arising from surgery. Known for his straight-talking style, workaholic lifestyle, and love of black wooly sweaters, Marchionne was not a noted "car guy", but his legacy includes turning around not one, but two automakers...


Former FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne passes away
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Former FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne passes away

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler (FCA) until last weekend, has passed away after complications arising from surgery. “Unfortunately, what we feared has come to pass. Sergio Marchionne, man and friend, is gone," John Elkann, head of Exor, the holding company for the Agnelli and Elkann families, and largest shareholder in FCA, said in a statement released in the last hour...


Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne replaced suddenly due to ill health
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Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne replaced suddenly due to ill health

After an emergency board meeting Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has appointed Mike Manley, previously head of Jeep and RAM, as its acting CEO effectively immediately. In a statement overnight, the company announced with "profound sorrow that during the course of this week unexpected complications arose while Mr Marchionne was recovering from surgery and that these have worsened significantly in recent hours", and as a result the outspoken CEO "will be unable to return to work"...


2018 Maserati Levante S GranSport review
Rating: 7.310 /10
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2018 Maserati Levante S GranSport review

Maserati’s first SUV wasn’t entirely convincing when it debuted with a diesel engine. Can a Ferrari-built twin-turbo petrol V6 transform the high-riding Italian?


2019 Maserati Levante revealed: GTS joins range
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2019 Maserati Levante revealed: GTS joins range

The Maserati Levante GTS has made its debut, and will bridge the gap between the top-end Trofeo and the lesser six-cylinder models when it goes on sale. The Levante GTS is powered a version of the 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 also doing service in the Levante Trofeo. Here the Ferrari-built engine cranks out 410kW of power at 6250rpm, and 730Nm between 2500 and 5000rpm...


Time Machine Tuesday: 26 June 2018
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Time Machine Tuesday: 26 June 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of June 26 in years past...


Maserati to launch new SUV, Tesla-chasing Alfieri
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Maserati to launch new SUV, Tesla-chasing Alfieri

As part of Fiat Chrysler's latest five-year product plan, Maserati will launch a bevy of new models and drivetrains in order to double to its annual sales. By expanding its range, the trident-brand has grown sales from 6000 per annum in 2012 to around 50,000 in 2017, and hopes to shift 100,000 yearly by 2022...


2018 Maserati GranTurismo review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2018 Maserati GranTurismo review

Maserati made its name on the road with sexy and capable GT cars. The reputation remains intact with the ageing GranTurismo that is staving off retirement with a 2018 update.

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$295,000

Fiat to end production in Italy - report
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Fiat to end production in Italy - report

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) is reportedly planning to end production of Fiat-branded cars in its Italian factories, with some model lines being scuttled and others moved overseas to lower-cost facilities. Bloomberg says Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne will announce the plan on June 1, 2018...


2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo revealed
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2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo revealed

What happens when you cross a twin-turbo Ferrari engine with a high-riding Italian crossover? Simple: you get the Maserati Levante Trofeo, a family-hauler with a top speed in excess of 300km/h. There's plenty going on here, but we're going to start with the engine, because it's making some serious numbers – 440kW and 730Nm, to be precise, for a 0-100km/h time of just 3...


Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte, Levante Nerissimo Editions unveiled
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Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte, Levante Nerissimo Editions unveiled

Maserati has unveiled special Nerissimo Edition versions of the Levante, Ghibli and Quattroporte in Geneva, adding a heavy-handed splash of black to the Italian marque's lineup. The "total black" cars are finished in a special shade of deep black body paint, complete with Black Chrome trim on the grille surrounds, badge, boot-lid and C-pillar badging...


Fiat Chrysler to kill diesel by 2022 - Report
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Fiat Chrysler to kill diesel by 2022 - Report

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will end production of its diesel vehicles by 2022, telling the Financial Times a lack of demand and high costs are behind the decision. According to the report, people "familiar with the [diesel] strategy" say the company will announce decision as part of a four-year plan, set to be fully revealed on June 1...


2018 Maserati GranCabrio pricing and specs
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2018 Maserati GranCabrio pricing and specs

Australian pricing and specs for the revised 2018 Maserati GranCabrio have been announced, with the V8 Italian drop-top to kick off from $335,000 before on-road costs. The car will be offered in two trim levels: Sport (below in blue) and MC, or Maserati Corse (above). Both are powered by the same naturally-aspirated 4.7-litre V8 engine, making 343kW and 520Nm...


Maserati Quattroporte GTS recalled
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Maserati Quattroporte GTS recalled

Maserati's local division has issued a recall for its Quattroporte GTS limousine over concerns a faulty wiring harness could compromise the fuel pump. According to the Italian marque, operation of the low-pressure fuel pump could be compromised due to an open circuit in the wiring harness...