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?
Finally, the Levante gets an engine befitting the Maserati badge and the diesel haters can stop their whining. Can a twin-turbo petrol V6 get the job done though?
Maserati reckons the Levante S is the 'Maserati of SUVs'. But, how does it perform in the searing heat of a mountain climb, plus the seemingly infinite Arabian desert? Paul Maric finds out.
The Maserati of SUVs is here, but despite the presence of the Trident badge, the Levante leaves a lot to be desired.
The Levante is Maserati's first-ever SUV, and there's plenty to like. We test it on home soil in Italy - on-road and off.