The Maserati Grecale is the new medium, sporty and luxury SUV from the Italian manufacturer that arrives on the market in the second half of 2022.
With 2.0-litre mild-hybrid petrol engines with 300 and 330 hp and 3.0 V6 with 530 hp. A year later, in mid-2023, the Maserati Grecale Folgore will make its debut, a 100% electric version that is also the first battery-powered “sport utility” of the Trident.
The direct rival of Grecale, however, remains the reference in the segment of the most compact luxury and sports SUVs, namely the Porsche Macan.
The versions available at the launch of Maserati Grecale are the entry GT to the range equipped with the 2.0 four-cylinder mild-hybrid 300 bhp, the Modena with a wider rear track and the 330 bhp version of the same engine and the top-of-the-range Trofeo. the mighty 3.0 V6 is derived from Neptune with 530 HP. Of the Grecale Folgore, however, only the maximum torque level, equal to 800 Nm, was announced, in addition to the 800-volt technology and the 105 kWh battery. The prices of Maserati Grecale start at 74,470 euros for the GT.
The shapes of the Maserati Grecale are inspired by the Maserati MC20 supercar, the new Maserati design applied to the Grecale is inspired by other models in the range such as the Levante and the Ghibli.
The interior of the Maserati Grecale is characterized by a modern and luxurious style at the same time, with a few physical buttons and four displays. The large digital display for the instrumentation is added to the double touch screen on the dashboard: the upper one for the infotainment has a diagonal of 12.3 “and immediately below is the 8.8” display for the accessory controls. The classic Maserati clock on the dashboard is digital and becomes an interface for voice commands for the first time.
The prices of the Maserati Grecale start at 74,470 euros, relating to the 300 HP GT set-up and reach 114,950 for the 530 HP Trofeo, passing through the 85,200 of the Modena, with the 330 HP 4-cylinder mild hybrid. A price list that starts at around 7,000 euros more than that of the Porsche Macan, the direct rival.
Source and photos: Motor1.com