Company Maserati has decided on the launch date of the production model, the Alfieri, which will replace the GranTurismo family. The Assembly of new items will begin in 2020, and to dealers sports car gets to the end of the same year. About the plans of the brand, it was announced by the head of the brand, Harald Wester at the meeting with the Advisor to the government of the region Emilia-Romagna, the mayor of Modena and representatives of the trade Union of the plant of Modena, where it is planned to produce the car.
Alfieri sports car built by the eponymous concept car that made its debut in 2014. It was powered by a 460-horsepower eight-cylinder aspirated 4.7 liter and six-speed robotized transmission. The company Maserati has decided to run the model in the series, but by 2016, pushed the timing of production in 2018 in two or three years because of the difficult financial situation.
The production version of the Maserati Alfieri will get aluminum modular platform, active aerodynamics, two body styles (coupe and convertible), as well as two types of powerplant. The model will be available in a hybrid variant (the engine will probably be used only as a generator) in all-electric. Top modification of the Alfieri will be able to accelerate to “hundreds” in less than two seconds. Maximum speed exceeds 300 kilometers per hour.
In addition to the Alfieri, until 2022 in the line of the brand will appear Levante and Quattroporte next generation built on a modular platform, the new crossover that will be more than Levante.