• Levante Trofeo V8 Collector’s Edition premieres in the Middle East
• Highlighting the sporty DNA of the Trident brand, the GranTurismo MC is on display in special Grigio Lava Matte colour, in an exclusive new configuration
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 13, 2019: Al Tayer Motors, the UAE’s award-winning official importer-dealer for Maserati, launched the new Quattroporte SQ4 Zegna PELLETESSUTA™ at the Dubai International Motor Show (DIMS) 2019.
Also making its Middle East debut is the Levante Trofeo Collector’s Edition, a limited edition vehicle of 100 units. Completing the model range displayed on the stand are a GranTurismo MC (acronym for Maserati Corse) and a Ghibli S GranSport.
New Quattroporte SQ4 Zegna PELLETESSUTA™
PELLETESSUTA™ is an exclusive new material made by Ermenegildo Zegna exclusively for Maserati. It is a special woven nappa leather, the product of pioneering research by Ermenegildo Zegna, seeking to create a luxurious, innovative, lightweight and soft fabric that is versatile and well suited for the creation of products, ranging from home design complements to multimedia accessories.
The Maserati Quattroporte S Q4 GranLusso with its Grigio coloured body combined with interiors in PELLETESSUTA™ Zegna, an extremely elegant configuration to once again underscores the exclusive, luxurious character of the Italian manufacturer flagship, whose origins date back to Series I designed in 1963 to be the fastest sedan in the world. The 20” Perseo alloy rims with blue brake calipers and sport seats underscore the dual nature of this model.
On the interior, the car has dashboard inserts in Pelletessuta Dark Brown, full natural drilled leather in Dark Brown, the Trident stitched on the headrests, Radica interior trim, Alcantara headlining, sports pedals in brushed stainless steel. It is also equipped with a Bowers & Wilkins Sound System, a Driver Assistance Package, Forward Collision Warning Plus, Pedestrian Recognition, Traffic Sign Assist, Four-zone automatic climate control, heated rear seats and power sunroof.
Levante Trofeo Collector’s Edition - A Limited Edition
To launch the new model in the region, Maserati is presenting its new Levante Trofeo Collector’s Edition, a limited edition of 100 units, featuring Italian artisanal craftsmanship with the finest finishes. The Levante Trofeo Collector’s Edition will be available not only in the Giallo Modenese colour presented at the DIMS, but also in the unique paints of Blu Emozione Matte and Rosso Magma. The interior features sports seats with a premium full-grain ‘Pieno Fiore’ natural leather, with contrasting stitching and a ‘Trofeo’ logo embroidered on the headrest, available in blue, red or yellow. The exclusive carbon fibre inserts on the bumpers, side skirts and specially designed bonnet are crafted to stand out.
The 22' Orione rims can be in matte or in a glossy Black finish, while the brake calipers are available in Silver, Blue, Yellow or Red.
The Levante Trofeo is equipped with one of the most powerful engines ever fitted in a Maserati road car. This is the 3.8 litre Twin Turbo V8, calibrated to mate perfectly with the Q4 Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system, providing it with a new crankcase design, specific crankshaft assembly, new oil pump and auxiliary belt and a different wiring layout.
In terms of 0-100km/h acceleration, it stops the chronometer at 4.1”, while the maximum speed is close to the 300 km/h threshold.
The Levante Trofeo is fitted with the eight-speed ZF automatic gearbox used on all the Levante versions, acclaimed for its versatility and sporty character.
The ‘Corsa’ driving mode with Launch Control functionality (in addition to the existing Normal, I.C.E., Sport and Off Road modes) has been adopted to enhance the sporty character of the ultimate Maserati SUV. ‘Corsa’ driving mode further improves engine response and opens exhaust valves in acceleration, as well as providing faster gear shifting, lower air suspension height levels, sportier Skyhook damping and optimized Q4 Intelligent All-Wheel Drive settings. It also interacts with the Traction Control and ESP systems to maximize driving pleasure.
The other models in the Maserati range: GranTurismo MC and Ghibli
Visitors to the Maserati stand will find on display the GranTurismo MC (acronym for Maserati Corse) which perfectly represents the sporty DNA of the Modenese company. The GranTurismo MC boasts an exclusive new configuration, for the first time ever with the Grigio Lava Matte as the exterior colour and ‘Nerissimo Carbon Pack’ trim with the Black Chrome contrasting finishes for the various details, including the upper portion of the grille with black vertical slats, the profiles of the boot, the lettering on the tailgate, the logo on the pillars, the side air intakes, exhaust outlets and window frames. With the Nerissimo Carbon pack the door handles, mirror caps, front splitter, and rear spoiler are in Carbon fibre. The same material will be available for the interior customization packs.
The stand also features a Maserati Ghibli S Q4 GranSport. The GranSport trim is equipped with Blue Emozione paint on the outside with a Red natural leather interior, plus roof lining in black Alcantara. The rims are 21” in Titano Anthracite, which imbue the Maserati sedan, boasting Q4 Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system, with a unique, unmistakable character.
Levante, Ghibli and Quattroporte share the same MTC+ infotainment system, which is based on a high resolution 8.4” multi-touch screen and a double rotary knob on the centre console.