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Maserati forging ahead with Levante plug-in hybrid, but not at expense of driving pleasure

The Maserati brand name is associated with speed, performance and noise, but the brand understands a need to move toward fuel-efficient technologies to remain relevant in the current market. Last year former Maserati CEO, Harald Wester, confirmed that Maserati would develop a plug-in hybrid version of the Levante for overseas market...

Maserati Levante was almost a Jeep Grand Cherokee with bling

If it wasn't for a ballsy intervention by FCA boss Sergio Marchionne, Maserati's first SUV would have been based on the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Levante development had commenced on the Grand Cherokee platform, with over a year of progress before work was halted...

2018 Maserati Levante S initial details revealed, here later this year

First details of the 2018 Maserati Levante S have been announced this week ahead of its Australian introduction in the second half of 2017, finally bringing petrol power to the Italian SUV's range. The company claims the Levante - its first-ever SUV model - has been responsible for Maserati's 50 per cent growth in sales so far this year, and hopes the new petrol model will build on that...

2017 Maserati Levante recalled for pipe fix

The 2017 Maserati Levante has been recalled this week, with 74 units potentially fitted with a section of the intercooler pipe that could break. According to the Italian marque, affected vehicles are fitted with a non-conforming short rubber hose section of the intercooler pipe which has the potential to break during normal use...

Maserati Levante gets wild Novitec treatment

  German modification specialist, Novitec, has designed a wide-body version of the Maserati Levante which looks like it belongs in Fast and the Furious. Also known for refining the Ferrari F12 and Lamborghini Aventador, the 28-year-old company has announced the Italian SUV to be the next car to get a makeover with the Esteso wide-body kit...

2017 Maserati Ghibli Sport arrives in Australia

The limited-edition 2017 Maserati Ghibli Sport is now on sale in Australia, starting at $149,990 drive-away. Based on the twin-turbo petrol 'Ghibli' variant, the Ghibli Sport adds a range of sporty interior and exterior enhancements to give the company's smaller sedan a more athletic presence, which the company says adds around $16,000 worth of extra value...

2014-2015 Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte recalled for fuel leak

The 2014 and 2015 model-year Maserati Ghibli and Quattroporte have been recalled for a possible fuel leak, with 339 units affected. In the notice, the Italian marque reports that fuel may leak from the fuel delivery pipe, posing a hazard to other road users if fuel leaks onto the road. A VIN list for the recalled units can be viewed here...

Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio special editions celebrate 60 years of production

The Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio special editions have been revealed, celebrating the 60th anniversary of production for the Italian marque. Starting at $309,990 before on-road costs for the GranTurismo coupe and $349,990 plus ORCs for the GranCabrio drop-top, the Maserati special editions mark 60 years since the launch of the company's first series-production road car - the 3500GT...

2018 Maserati Ghibli facelift spied

The updated Maserati Ghibli has been spotted undergoing winter testing in Sweden. The prototype seen here features car bra-style cladding over its front and bumpers. From what we can see, the facelift will bring with it new headlights and a subtly updated front fascia design...

2014 Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte recalled for door lock fix

Maserati has issued a recall for 329 of its 2014 model-year Ghibli and Quattroporte sedans over concerns a faulty interlock system may not automatically engage 'Park' as intended. The Italian manufacturer reports the driver's door lock - which automatically engages Park when opened - may not signal the transmission to engage park if the driver opens the door...

Alfa Romeo platform confirmed for new Jeep, Maserati, Dodge models

The platform of the Alfa Romeo Giulia will be used to underpin models from other brands within the Fiat Chrysler (FCA) empire, the company's boss, Sergio Marchionne, has confirmed. The outspoken Canadian-Italian boss told Automotive News that the rear- and all-wheel drive Giorgio platform, used by the both Giulia sedan and Stelvio crossover, will be used on large Jeeps, Dodge's next-generation of rear-wheel drive cars, and "the whole Maserati development beyond 2018"...