2018 Maserati Levante Design, Performance and Features

The 2018 Maserati Levante is among the top-rated cars in terms of aesthetics, safety, and equipment. After the breakthrough in 2017 with Maserati’s first SUV model, which was a great success, the 2018 Maserati Levante is even more promising and exotic model in the same time. Specific, the Maserati – driven style which stands out from all the other SUVs currently available in the market, once again proves the Italian dominance in terms of design.

2018 Maserati Levante front view

2018 Maserati Levante – Cosmetic Changes

The car exterior completely fits the traditional Maserati style, with adjusted, less exaggerated rear part suitable for this type of car. However, the front is exaggerated, in an absolutely remarkable way, as 2018 Maserati Levante is all about the sense of grandeur, power, and luxury. When it comes to the exterior, there are two standard colors for you to choose from black and white. Furthermore, the forward collision warning system, blind spot alert, rear cross path detection system, side-mounted airbags and many other useful systems are there to ensure passengers’ safety, while 2 entertainment systems, convenient sunshades, heated seats and state-of-the-art parking sensors will make sure everyone enjoys the journey with 2018 Maserati Levante.

However, if you do opt for a more personalized appearance, there are eleven more color upgrades available at a reasonable price, varying from $925 to $2,200. The buyers can choose between the regular and illuminated stainless steel door sills. The first class materials will once again remind you of owning an Italian car.

2018 Maserati Levante interior

Engine and Fuel Efficiency

The 3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 engine is a promising feature for an SUV. There are two types of tune available: 345 HP with 369 lb-ft or 424 HP with 428 lb-ft of torque. All-wheel drive, the 16 mpg and up to 6,000 pounds pulling ability are quite impressive specifications. Somewhat poor fuel economy indicators are the only disadvantages of the model at the moment. On the other hand, it takes only 6 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph. The top speed this car can reach is limited to 143 mph. Overall performance is significantly improved with the low drag coefficient which equals to only 0.31.

2018 Maserati Levante side view

MSRP and Availability Date

The manufacturer’s suggested retail price starts at $72.000. This is the reasonable price for a luxury SUV with performance as described above. The release date of the new 2018 Maserati Levante is set for the middle of 2018. The main competitors will be Porsche Macan and Jaguar F-pace.

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