The hotted-up version 2021 Maserati Levante Trofeo has been spied testing completely undisguised. This model is caught testing for the first time this year and according to the latest information, it will get a mid-cycle facelift. Basically, there are no noticeable exterior changes. Furthermore, the most significant upgrade is under the hood.
This model will come with a 4.0-liter V8 powertrain that delivers an output of 590 horsepower. The little fewer amount of horses provides the GTS variant. Moreover, the spy images also reveal that the dashboard and interior are entirely covered up, so we can assume significant changes.
2021 Maserati Levante Trofeo Refreshments
Some of the photographers spotted the upcoming 2021 Maserati Levante Trofeo prototype in northern Sweden. This model is caught without camo this time and it reveals some minor outside changes. Most of the changes include reworked front and rear bumpers, updated headlights and taillights.
Also, the new Trofeo SUV wears a tweaked grille and we like it. As we already have mentioned, this model is still in the early development phase and we can expect more updates. However, the testing mule still sporting an aggressive body and a quad exhaust system.
Cabin Will Get Big Changes
Inside, the new 2021 Maserati Levante Trofeo model will get some updates. Like before, this model will offer a luxurious cabin that can host five passengers. At first glance, the dashboard and interior are entirely covered up. So, this suggesting that the cabin will get big changes. Our sources indicate that the redesigned model will get a fully digital instrument cluster and an updated infotainment system. There will also be some minor enhancements, such as new upholstery and trim options.
According to the latest news, Fiat Chrysler company did announce a significant update. The updated package will bring an advanced Uconnect infotainment system and the new 12.3-inch HD screen.
2021 Maserati Levante Trofeo Engine Performance
The current Maserati Levante Trofeo is the SUV that comes with a Ferrari-derived 3.8-liter V8 powertrain. Thanks to this engine it cranks out 550 horsepower and 538 lb-ft of torque. Also, the GTS trim is available and it produces 550 hp and 538 lb-ft. This luxury model can accelerate from 0-62 mph in 3.8 seconds. It is able to top out 187 mph.
However, the upcoming Levante Trofeo will be available with a strong 4.0-liter V8 powertrain. This powerful setup provides 590 horsepower output. It also comes with a new ZF eight-speed automatic transmission. According to the latest rumors, Ferrari will no longer build engines for Maserati from 2021. So, this is the last engine from Ferrari that will power this SUV.
2021 Maserati Levante Trofeo Release Date and Price
Maserati has been confirmed the new Levante facelift and we can expect this model to debut this summer. Along with the refreshed Quattroporte model, the manufacturer will also introduce the first company’s hybrid model Maserati Ghibli.
As you’d expect, the 2021 Maserati Levante Trofeo is more expensive than any other Levante. The starting price of this SUV will be just under $170,000. If we compare this price with the GTS model, the Trofeo cost $50.000 more.