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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...

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

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

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

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

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

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"...

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...

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...

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

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...