A few years ago I got to experience the magic of Maserati when I test drove one of their convertibles at the GeroTech driving range. So I was excited when the invitation to the new Maserati Grecale popped into my inbox!
So off we went, to the launch of the new Maserati Grecale in Bryanston, Johannesburg.
Grecale strikes the right balance between versatility, elegance, performance and innovation, guaranteeing performance, comfort and safety, all at the same time. These features are combined with off-road capabilities and uncompromising driving pleasure.
Developed at the Maserati Innovation Lab in Modena, the new SUV is produced at the Cassino plant.
Grecale is a range within the range, the Trident brand’s fullest ever. An extremely wide range of engines is available: conventional internal combustion, hybrid and, in a year’s time, Grecale will also be the first full-electric SUV in Maserati history.
Three versions are coming to South Africa:
GT, powered by a four-cylinder mild hybrid engine capable of delivering 300 hp;
Modena, with a four-cylinder 330-hp mild hybrid engine;
and the powerful Trofeo, equipped with a high-performance 3.0L 530-hp petrol V6 based on the Nettuno engine fitted to the MC20.
At launch, the Grecale is also available in the PrimaSerie Launch Edition, a limited edition featuring exclusive content.
To complete the range, the Grecale Folgore, the 100% electric version with 400V technology.Continue reading