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Maserati Levante Vulcano on sale from $184,990

Maserati has secured a limited allocation of the Levante Vulcano, which is on sale now for $184,990 before on-road costs. Just 150 examples of the special-edition SUV will be produced globally, with seven headed Down Under...

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2021 Maserati Alfieri to debut at Geneva next year
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2021 Maserati Alfieri to debut at Geneva next year

A concept previewing the Maserati Alfieri coupe will make its debut at the 2020 Geneva motor show, the company has confirmed. Harald Wester, head of Maserati, told Autocar the Alfieri won't enter production until 2021 or 2022, though. Wester claims this is because the company is working on updates to its existing volume-selling models, the Ghibli and Quattroporte sedans, and the Levante crossover...


2014-15 Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte recalled
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2014-15 Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte recalled

Maserati has recalled a handful of 2014-15 Ghibli and Quattroporte models over concerns about an issue with the fuel lines. According to the company, some petrol-powered vehicles may be fitted with fuel lines damaged during the manufacturing process, creating a risk of fuel leaks. If the issue occurs, the engine could catch fire...


Maserati slashes prices range-wide for 2019
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Maserati slashes prices range-wide for 2019

Maserati Australia's importer, Ateco, has revised prices across its entire Ghibli, Levante and GranTurismo ranges, as it prepares for a "challenging part of the Australian car market cycle". Starting with the Levante SUV, the entry-level model is still priced at $125,000 before on-road costs, with power from a twin-turbo V6 petrol engine making 257kW and 500Nm...


2019 Maserati Ghibli Scatenato revealed
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2019 Maserati Ghibli Scatenato revealed

Maserati has revealed a limited-edition version of the Ghibli for Australia, dubbed the Scatenato, with just 20 examples on offer. The mid-sized sedan, which gets its name from the Italian word for unleash, is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 engine making 261kW. It's good for a 5.5 second sprint to the ton and a 267km/h top speed...


Fiat Chrysler to settle US diesel emissions cases for $1.1 billion
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Fiat Chrysler to settle US diesel emissions cases for $1.1 billion

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will pay out roughly US$800 million ($1.1 billion) in fines, fixes and compensation to settle claims some of its diesel engines cheated their way past emissions regulations. The company had been accused of using an emissions-testing defeat device, like the one used employed by the Volkswagen Group in its Dieselgate engines, which could detect when a car was undergoing bench-testing and alter its operation to emit a legal quantity of pollutants...


REVIEW: 2019 Maserati Levante
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REVIEW: 2019 Maserati Levante

Its lower price point makes the new entry-level Maserati Levante a more appealing proposition than ever before, and from where I sit it’s the sweet spot in the range. There just isn’t a lot to whinge about with this vehicle...


2019 Maserati Levante review
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2019 Maserati Levante review

It's the new entry-level Maserati Levante and it's almost $15,000 less than the next rung up the ladder. It's still got a twin-turbo V6 and it still has loads of kit. So, what's not to like?

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$125,000

New Alfa Romeo crossover to be based on Jeep Compass
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New Alfa Romeo crossover to be based on Jeep Compass

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...


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...