Friday, April 13, 2012

Maserati will come with three new models

In the next two years the company will release three new Maserati models for different market segments. Such steps are taken under the strategy to develop the brand. Also, according to the document up to 2015 is planned to increase production of cars up to 50 thousand a year.

According to preliminary information, the number of new products will include four-wheel drive luxury SUV, mid-size sedan and a new generation of Maserati Quattro Porte. The crossover will be constructed on the basis of the concept car Kubang, which is shown to the public as part of last year's auto show in Frankfurt. To make a luxury SUV will be on one of the plants in the U.S. Chrysler Group.
Mid-size sedan will take place on the step below the aforementioned Maserati Quattro Porte. The main competitors of new items designated the BMW 5-Series and Jaguar XF, sedan will be the fruit of joint work of Italians and Americans. In particular, he would get the engines from different continents: the car will be equipped with Chrysler petrol V6 with 400 hp and 300-hp V6 diesel from Fiat. The assembly of sedans will be launched in Italy. Since the factory in Modena cannot cope with this volume, the studio will be used by the company Bertone, which concern Fiat bought two years ago.

By the way, the company Lamborghini also decided to release a SUV According to the head of Lamborghini Stephan Winkelmann, this machine will be on sale within five years.