Maserati has introduced a new 346bhp 3.0-litre V6 engine to its Levante SUV range. The new engine will likewise ultimately be provided across the Quattroporte as well as Ghibli design ranges.
The new engine slots between the existing 273bhp 3.0-litre V6 diesel as well as 425bhp 3.0-litre V6 petrol in the Levante lineup. Maserati declares the new motor is capable of 0-62mph in six seconds as well as has a top speed of 156mph.
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According to the soon to be replaced NEDC economic climate cycle, the 346bhp V6 ought to return as much as 24.4mpg as well as emit 280g/km CO2.
The new engine joins the Levante variety complying with a series of design year updates for the SUV, which debuted at the recent Goodwood celebration of Speed. The updates to the Porsche Cayenne rival include new adaptive matrix LED headlamps as well as 11 new exterior colour options.
Also introduced at Goodwood was a new Levante GTS, which sits at the top of the lineup as well as powered by a 542bhp 3.8-litre V8. However, Maserati UK has not stated whether this design will be reengineered for best hand drive as well as offered in the UK.
The new 346bhp V6 in the Levante is offered to purchase now with costs starting from £61,425. In the Quattroporte costs begin from £78,120.
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