New Maserati Levante Trofeo; Better Than Urus?
The engine 3.8 of the New Maserati Levante Trofeo delivers 590 hp and makes the SUV much more gritty, accomplices changes to the trim and brakes.
The Maserati Levante was available so far only with 6 cylinders gasoline and diesel engines. This year, however, comes the most engaging V8, premiered at the New York Automobile show under the hood of the Maserati Levante Trofeo SUV, a version that leads to the debut also new technologies for safety and assistance to driving. The “strong piece” of the Maserati Levante Trophy is, of course, the 3.8-liter V8 biturbo engine, the same as the flagship Four doors GTS, powered by 60 hp (for a total of 590 hp and 730 Nm of torque at 2,250 rpm) and built by Ferrari in Maranello. The technicians worked in depth on the 3.8, redesigning the base and upgrading a long series of mechanical parts: from the crankshaft to the oil pump, from turbochargers to Pistons and camshafts.
Maserati Levante Trofeo 2020 Engine Performance
The changes have proved very effective, so much so that the V8 3.8 of the Levante Trofeo is the engine with the highest specific power (156 hp/ liter) ever produced by Maserati. The Modena manufacturer declares for the “Suvona” an acceleration 0-100 km/h in 3.9 seconds and a maximum speed of 300 km/h, values of respect for a car 500 cm long and almost 200 cm wide.
The weight exceeding 2,000 kg should not represent a major obstacle to driving pleasure, according to Maserati, which has worked to maintain the excellent weight balance typical of the Levant (I’m at 50:50 between the front and rear), review the Calibration of the air suspensions and improve the braking system, able to stop the car from 100 km/h in 34.5 meters. The permanent integral traction and the 8-speed automatic transmission complete the technical equipment.
the setting up of the Maserati Levante Trofeo V8 consists of forged aluminum wheels of 22 “and more gritty details for the bodywork, starting from the black frames of the fog lights until the Maserati writings with black chrome finish. Outside there are also increased air vents on the band, side frames and the “lip” on the carbon fiber bumper, a new rear slide, and the front LED headlights, not available on Maserati Levante for sale so far that improve the Visibility at night.
New are also the driving mode (less “filtered”) and the integrated control system of the vehicle, an endowment that refines the road behavior of the car using the onboard systems to anticipate any errors in the sports guide. Do not miss the launch control system for departures to with.
The Maserati Levante Trofeo interior is also of sporty shape, thanks to the leather seats with contrasting seams, details in carbon fiber (including the gearboxes) and the renewed graphics of the instrumentation. The Maserati Levante Trophy will be built from the 2018 summer and will be available at the beginning in Canada, the United States and some countries outside Europe.