The Maserati Grecale Trofeo Is Shaping Up To Be A Very Exciting SUV

The flagship Maserati Grecale Trofeo has been spied testing up shut throughout cold-weather testing in Europe. If rumored specs show to be correct, the SUV market is about to get an thrilling new entrant.

This prototype instantly stands out from most others spied in current months as it’s clad in a festive purple camouflage. Regardless of the complicated design of the wrap, we are able to nonetheless get a reasonably good concept of what the SUV will seem like when it’s unveiled early subsequent 12 months.

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Discovered on the entrance of the Grecale is a recognizable Maserati grille with vertical slats and a outstanding Trident badge. The SUV additionally sports activities sq. air intakes, though we suspect the camouflage is celebration disguising the design. A set of headlights related in form to these of the MC20 supercar are additionally featured and are available full with LED daytime working lights.

Elsewhere, this Grecale Trofeo prototype has a sportier set of wheels than most different prototypes which have been adorned with an identical purple wrap as the remainder of the bodywork. Hiding behind these wheels are massive, cross-drilled discs and purple brake calipers. Different key design components of this prototype embrace an aggressive rear diffuser and quad tailpipes.

Maserati has not but mentioned what is going to energy the range-topping Grecale however there are two candidates for the engine. One risk is that Maserati will use the identical twin-turbocharged 2.9-liter V6 as discovered within the Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio fashions, full with 505 hp. The second, and extra thrilling risk, is that the Trofeo will characteristic a detuned model of the all-new 3.0-liter twin-turbo V8 from the MC20.

Lesser variants of the Grecale may even be provided to prospects. This can embrace one model with a turbocharged and supercharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder with mild-hybrid know-how and reportedly delivering 296 hp and 332 lb-ft (450 Nm) of torque.

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Author: Brandon Park