Grecale is a spread inside the vary, the Trident model’s fullest ever. An extraordinarily big selection of engines is obtainable: standard inside combustion, hybrid and, in a 12 months’s time, Grecale can even be the primary full-electric SUV in Maserati historical past.
Three variations will likely be rolled out at launch: GT, powered by a four-cylinder delicate hybrid engine able to delivering 300 hp (296 hp US/CAN); Modena, with a four-cylinder 330-hp (325 hp US/CAN) delicate hybrid engine; and the highly effective Trofeo, outfitted with a high-performance 3.0L 530-hp (523 hp US/CAN) petrol V6 based mostly on the Nettuno engine fitted to the MC20. To finish the vary, the Grecale Folgore, the 100% electrical model with 400V expertise.
The new SUV stands out by way of spaciousness and luxury, boasting an spectacular set of “best-in-class” options. It’s best-in-class in phrases of inside area, driveability, dealing with, acceleration (0-100 km/h in 3.8 seconds – 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds on the Trofeo), prime velocity (285 km/h – 177 mph once more on the Trofeo), sound high quality and in depth use of effective supplies comparable to wooden, carbon fibre and leather-based.
Its dimensions are a significant component: within the GT model, Grecale is 4,846 mm lengthy (191 inches) with a wheelbase of two,901 mm (114 inches), a peak of 1,670 mm (66 inches), a width of two,163 mm (85 inches) (together with wing mirrors), with a rear wheel observe of 1,948 mm (77 inches) (and even better within the Trofeo).
The design of Grecale embraces Maserati’s new visible image, which distinguishes each new mannequin because the MC20. The entrance contains a low and imposing grille. The profile is notable for its distinction between purity and method, with a extremely fluid physique that includes meandering, visible kinds and its technical elements highlighted by way of carbon fibre. Within the rear, the boomerang taillights are impressed by the Giugiaro 3200 GT and slot in with the trapezoidal line, made much more hanging by the coupé impact of the cabin and its end like a sports activities automobile’s.
Inside, within the cabin, the standout tech specs embody the conventional Maserati clockface. Digital for the primary time, it transforms right into a veritable in-car concierge, courtesy of voice management.
All the pieces turns into touch-based, with excessive aesthetic cleanliness. The expertise is managed from the shows: the big 12.3” central display, the largest ever seen in a Maserati, one other 8.8” show for the additional controls and a 3rd for the passengers within the rear seats.
The in-car expertise is managed from the Maserati Clever Assistant (MIA) Multimedia system, from the state-of-the-art infotainment and from Maserati Join. The in-car sound is pushed to absolutely the limits of enjoyment by an all-round sound expertise, ensured by the everyday Maserati roar and the immersive Sonus faber 3D sound system. The Sonus faber system – as customary at Premium stage – contains 14 audio system, or 21 audio system on demand at Excessive Premium stage.
Each journey is remodeled into a singular journey that mixes dynamic consolation and an unforgettable driving expertise, made doable by the extraordinary dealing with supplied by the brand new, 100% Maserati Automobile Dynamic Management Module (VDCM) system and the 360° management it affords over the automobile. The choice of full management interprets into a transparent distinction between the varied DRIVE MODES: COMFORT, GT, SPORT, CORSA (Trofeo solely) and OFF-ROAD.
For Grecale’s World Premiere – a particular digital occasion on the model’s web site (houseof.maserati.com) – Matilda De Angelis and Alessandro Borghi – Model Ambassadors and internationally famend Italian actors – had been chosen to embody and clarify how the brand new mannequin represents the on a regular basis distinctive.
Additionally in attendance was the Italian artist Dardust, with an unique backing observe to a part of the digital occasion. The engineers on the Maserati Innovation Lab in Modena have labored instantly with Dardust to design the in-car sound. A joint effort that has taken form in a switch between expertise and sound design, to customize the “chimes” – the sound alerts acquired by the person as a part of the extraordinary driving expertise aboard Grecale.