Maserati going electric – but the sound will be a whine

MODENA, Italy – Maserati has started testing of full-electric vehicles equipped with 100% Maserati technology developed at an Innovation Laboratory with emphasis on keeping the sound of its petrol engines. The test sled will be a Maserati Ghibli but the target will apparently be eight plug-in hybrid models and four full-electric cars. The next full-electric…

Maserati Royale: Limited run of a special Italian

MODENA, Italy – Maserati is producing a limited – 100 units – Royale sedan with a choice of Quattroporte, Levante or Ghibli versions with  body-colour choice of two unique shades of blue or green and ”exclusive interior features”. Maserati says it has, throughout its history, created unique models and exclusive series, among them a 1986…

GranTurismo Zéda: Tribute to Maseratis of the past

MODENA, Italy – Maserati has taken another step towards a new chapter of its story with the unveiling of a special GranTurismo Zéda to mark the end of production of the Maserati GranTurismo. The new car, the automaker says, coincides with the brand’s recent announcement of more production innovation as renovation work goes ahead at…

Three auto giants uniting to create monster motor group

MILAN, Italy / PARIS, France – Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot owner PSA are to join forces through a 50-50 share swop to create the world’s fourth-largest automaker which will likely trigger a new wave of consolidation in the auto industry. The intention is to create a $50-billion company based in the Netherlands but with listings…

Electric Maserati: New Italian hub for next-gen models

MODENA, Italy – Maserati, in line with the FCA’s €5-billion investment programme for Italy, has announced a plan to assemble vehicle electrification and autonomous driving technology, including battery vehicles. They will be produced at plants in Modena, Cassino, and Turin and Grugliasco). Every Maserat will be fully assembled in Italy and adopt hybrid and battery…

Wind of change blows in with special-edition hot Ghibli

Exterior colour in Nero Ribelle mica Available with choice of three engines Exclusive design and colours and 19” rims MODENA, Italy – Maserati hopes to further underline the importance of the name Ghibli (after a hot and dry North African wind) within its range with a limited edition to be launched by the Trident brand from…

New Maserati Levant stars at ’18 New York auto show

Top-of-the-line Levante makes waves in New York Most powerful, fastest, production Maserati yet Trofeo unit at New York tagged for US buyers NEW YORK – Maserati has today (March 29 2018), at the New York auto show, revealed the first Levante to have a V8 engine. It’s the Levante Trofeo, described by the Italian automaker…

Hotshot snowboarder keeps cool at 150km/h on frozen lake

Second record for snowboarder Jamie Frozen-lake towed runs close to 150km/h  Maserati tow-car, studded supertyres ST MORITZ, Switzerland – British snowboarder Jamie Barrow has broken the Guinness World Record for being fastest on a snowboard towed by a vehicle. He used a frozen lake near St Moritz and a Maserati Levante SUV to reach 151.57km/h…