New 2017 Maserati Levante – Release Date and Review

2017 Maserati Levante review

The new 2017 Maserati Levante is a great choice for anyone looking for contemporary elegance and style and top performance combined with an Italian flare. It terms of power, the new model comes with a twin-turbocharged V6 engine that generates a maximum output rated at 345 horsepower that enables it zoom from 0-60 mph in just 5.8 seconds and go on to achieve a top speed of 156 mph. Aside from the amazing output figures, the new model comes with a variety of top safety features, a fine exterior design, refined interior, latest technologies, and a personalized craftsmanship. Its release date should be expected sometime in the spring of 2017, at least according to latest news.

2017 Maserati Levante auto show, side view, alloy wheels

The new Maserati Levante SUV represents a turning point for the brand’s history. For starters, the new model debuted during this year’s (2016) Geneva Motor Show. Its various features that have been perfected by Maserati crew have resulted in an SUV that is arguably the most advanced, sophisticated and a masterpiece of design that is going to set the benchmark for the segment for a long time.

2017 Maserati Levante rear view, white color, tailpipe

Its name mirrors the character of the first Maserati SUV and is inspired by the warm, Mediterranean wind that is known for its combination of tranquility and aggressive nature. Designed exclusively by Maserati, the new model uses the same evolutionary sedan platform. For 2017, the new model enjoys some improvements in terms of the chassis that not only is design to offer day-to-day comfort and practicality but also to offer competitive off-road capability and unique on-road drivability.

2017 Maserati Levante spy shots

Three main pillars mark the premium Italian SUV character: Exclusivity, Design, and Performance. What you see in a Levante is the optimum combination of all these elements. The design is attractive and distinctive, embracing the aesthetic elements of Italian style. A first for the SUV world, the new Maserati Levante 2017 achieves the best aerodynamic efficiency while combining the lines of a coupe with spaciousness.

2017 Maserati Levante exterior, side and front view, headlights

Some of the features that describe the car’s overall ethos and performance-oriented features include an unparalleled agility, a low center of gravity, extensive use of lightweight materials, and a host of performance-oriented features. Again, it comes with four different drive modes: Normal, Off Road, Sport, and I.C.E, each intelligently altering the electronics, suspension, transmission, and engine features.

2017 Maserati Levante Release Date & Price

2017 Maserati Levante release date

When it comes to the Levante price, Maserati says the AWD model with an output of 345 horsepower will go for sale for an MSRP starting from $72,000, while that with an output of 422 horsepower gets $83,000.

2017 Maserati Levante Exterior

2017 Maserati Levante front angle, headlights and grille

The exterior of the Maserati Levante is the perfect embodiment of strength, boldness, and elegance. It symbolizes the absolute best of Italian design. Just to sum it all, the exterior combines an athletic, adventurous, attractive, futuristic, and draws inspiration from the rich Maserati tradition. Exterior dimensions: length – 197.0 inches, height – 66.1 inches, and width – 85.0 inches. The wheelbase – 118.3 inches.

2017 Maserati Levante rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

Up front, the new model gets an imposing, signature grille that gets an Alfieri concept design. Even from a distance, you’ll quickly notice the DNA of Maserati thanks to the attractive and distinctive Italian style given by the muscular shape of the rear haunches. The headlights, get bi-Xenon and LED technology.

Other features on the exterior include “Saetta” logos on the rear pillar, a rear window privacy glass, a power tailgate, and rain-sensing wipers.

2017 Maserati Levante Interior Pictures

2017 Maserati Levante interior, steering wheel, dashboard and lcd screen

The interior creates an absolute harmony between the fore and aft passenger compartments courtesy of the real material elements and horizontal tension lines. The interior can also be personalized according to each person’s tastes and preferences. The dashboard now features a five mode buttons, a new 8.4-inch touchscreen display, an air suspension switch, and a new rotary knob.

2017 Maserati Levante interior, leather back seats

The interior space is comfortable even for the backseat passengers courtesy of the wide body, and long wheelbase. Again, it is very practical thanks to the 580liters of cargo space.

Available Trims

The new 2017 Maserati Levante is available in Sport, Luxury, and Zegna Luxury trim levels.

Engine Specs

2017 Maserati Levante engine

Three choices are available: a 270 horsepower – generating turbo-diesel V6 engine, a 345 horsepower – twin-turbo engine, and the most potent version which is set to sprint from 0-60 mph in just 5.0 seconds.

Safety

2017 Maserati Levante safety

A plethora of driver-assistance features are available for the 2017 Maserati Levante. Again, Maserati’s own impact protection report alleges the new model is poised to get a five out five star rating for overall crash impact safety. Five for total frontal impact, and five for total side impact. These details will however be known on its release date.

Photos gallery

2017 Maserati Levante front view, headlights and grille, blue color

2017 Maserati Levante exterior, rear view, taillights and badges

2017 Maserati Levante exterior, front view, headlights, grille and alloy wheels

2017 Maserati Levante side angle, blue color, alloy wheels

2017 Maserati Levante exterior, silver color, front view, grille and badges

2017 Maserati Levante rear view, blue color, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Maserati Levante interior, gear shift knob

2017 Maserati Levante interior, leather front seats

2017 Maserati Levante trunk, cargo space