Maserati has taken wraps off their new mid-size luxury SUV, christened the Grecale. It is set to be the first Maserati to be offered as a Pure EV which will be known as the Grecale Folgore and is expected to launch in 2023.
For now though, the Grecale does with a 3 powertrains- a 2.0L 300HP 4 cylinder mild hybrid engine in the GT version, a 2.0L 330HP 4 cylinder mild hybrid in the Modena version and lastly, a 3.0L 530HP V6 on the performance focused Trofeo version. They claim a 0-100 timing of 3.8 seconds and a top speed of 285 kmph for the Trofeo V6 version.
Maserati hasn’t yet revealed the details about the Folgore pure EV version except that it will be getting a 400V technology.
Inside, some of the prominent features include the traditional Maserati clockface, a large 12.3” central screen along with a 8.8” display for extra controls as well as a third display for the rear passengers. It also receives a 14-speaker Sonus Faber sound system which can be upgraded to a 21-speaker as an option, Maserati Intelligent Assistant (MIA) Multimedia system and a traditional Maserati clockface.
Another highlight of the Grecale is the Vehicle Dynamic Control Module (VDCM) system which includes various drive modes such as COMFORT, GT, SPORT, CORSA (Trofeo only) and OFF-ROAD.
The Grecale has been developed at the Maserati Innovation Lab facility in Modena and will be produced at their Cassino plant. There will also be a PrimaSerie Launch Edition when it will hit the market which will be limited in numbers and will feature exclusive content. It will slot below the Levante in Maserati’s range and will compete with the Porsche Macan and Audi’s upcoming Q6.