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MASERATI GRECALE WILL BE IN THE MARKET BY SUMMER 2022 AND IT COMES IN THREE MODELS

Maserati to launch the new Grecalse series said to be the next magnum opus of the manufacturer - a tough contender to Porsche Macan and BMW X4.

29.03.2022
BY JACKSON KEEFE
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After MC20, petrolheads are wondering what Stellantis has in store for Maserati. And now, they have finished the magnum opus, Grecale. The car is believed to be the one that will lay the ground for Maserati as an EV manufacturer.

Under the newly formed multinational auto conglomerate Stellantis, Maserati is striving to become the automaker’s true luxury branch. One attempt in MC20 has been shot to drive the company towards the goal, and it was not disappointing.

However, the real pivot point of the brand lies in the new midsize luxury SUV, the Grecale. The launch of the car is Maserati’s endavor to significantly increase its sales, as well as to rival the luxury cars from its class in the likes of Porsche Macan and BMW X4.

In addition to turning profit, the Grecale is also the brand’s monument that represents the electrifying of Maserati. The fully electric Grecale Folgore is promised to hit the market by late 2023, which means: buyers only have 3 different powertrain options before that happens.

Models you can choose from
The base model Grecale GT is a hybrid which Maserati testifies: “embodies the brand’s most urban, minimal and contemporary spirit.” It is armed with electrically supercharged and turbocharged 2.0-liter I-4. The GT is claimed to be able to produce 296 horsepower and it is capable of reaching 60 mph in 5.3 seconds.

The Grecale Modena, on the other hand, is a boosted version of the GT. Built for “those with an innate, timeless elegance, for fans of sport in the great outdoors,” the Modena is claimed to have 325 horspower and it can do naught to sixty in 5.0 seconds.

 
 
 
 
 
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And at the top of the class stands the Grecale Trofeo. Forget the hybrids, this one comes with a full-frontal old-school 3.0-liter twin-turbo V-6. The Trofeo that is built with “an explicit focus on performance while never sacrificing comfort,” is said to produce 523 hp with a max speed of 177 miles per hour. The Trofeo can do zero to sixty in 3.6 seconds. The monstrous power will be paired with Brembo brakes at all four wheels, a standard air suspension and a unique Corsa drive mode.

The two previously mentioned Grecales only have front Brembos and five drive modes: Comfort, GT, Sport, Race and Off-Road. Whereas all three will come in eight-speed automatic transmission and standard all-wheel drive.

Availability and price
Grecale’s initial launch date was actually last year’s November, but it was postponed on account of global chip shortage. Maserati’s Chief Executive Davide Grasso said the car will be ready for Europe, Middle East and Africa by summer 2022.

To bring one of the Grecales home, you have to bankroll Maserati the amount of 74.000 to 111.000 euro (Rp 1.1 m – Rp 1.7 m).

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