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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. The Vulcano is based on the GranSport specification, distinguished by its Grigio Lava matte paint finish along with the choice of Pieno Fiore leather in either red or black, both with contrasting stitching...

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...

Fiat Chrysler 'very open' to mergers, partnerships, joint ventures

Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley has confirmed the carmaker is "very open" to working with other manufacturers in essentially any form, as he looks for "any deal that would make Fiat stronger". Speaking with Automotive News at the Geneva motor show, he confirmed he's "very open" to working with other car makers in any way, shape or form, and is amenable to "any deal that would make Fiat stronger"...

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...

Exclusive: Toyota customers pay more luxury car tax than owners of Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Rolls-Royce, Bentley – and Audi, BMW and Lexus

EXCLUSIVE Toyota customers are paying more Luxury Car Tax than buyers of most prestige brands, prompting renewed calls to scrap the 33 per cent levy on vehicles priced above the $66,331 threshold. Luxury Car Tax has reaped the Federal Government more than $5 billion over the past decade – including more than $695 million in the last financial year alone...

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

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

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...

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

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...