Maserati's GranTurismo and GranCabrio are on their way out, and their successor will be built in a modernized version of the automaker's historic home based on the Alfieri concepts we've seen in the past] Maserati announced this week Intended to modernize its plant in Modena, Italy, thus reaffirming the FCA industry plan presented last year. According to the Maserati press release, it will be "dedicated to the production of special high-performance sports cars with high technology". Maserati has been present in Modena since 1
The plant will be modernized from autumn. It is to be hoped that the first prototypes of the Alfieri can be completed in the first half of 2020. Production models are expected to follow in 2021, according to Autocar estimates. last year. It runs on a lightweight aluminum chassis and takes on the curvy appearance of its concept predecessors. It is rumored that a plug-in hybrid will be offered, but the real focus will be on the all-electric variant. It will have three electric motors that allow four-wheel drive and it is estimated that it will reach a speed of 62 mph in about 2 seconds with a top speed in excess of 200 km / h. Yikes.
That's not all that Maserati has in store for the near future. By 2022, the line is to be completely redesigned, and it will be added new plug-in hybrid variants of Quattroporte, Levante and Ghibli. At the same time, the Quattroporte and Levante are also intended to obtain EV variants. There is also a new medium SUV, located below the Levant. Maserati, like the Dutch Van der Linde, clearly has a plan.