2019 Maserati Levante V6 by Maserati

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the true spirit of maserati the levante suv embodies the enduring intrepid and endlessly progressive spirit of maserati – and it is part of a story that dates back over 100 years maserati officially opened for business in 1914 at number 1 via de’ pepoli in bologna but the wheels were in motion long before that in 1900 rodolfo maserati’s eldest son carlo built a single-cylinder engine and fitted it to a bicycle he then raced it to victory in a punishing long-distance rally in northern italy carlo was just 17 a short while later the intrepid youngster designed another engine and fitted it to a wooden car chassis this arguably was the world’s first maserati vehicle the maserati drive to innovate and passion for speed made the transition into elite motor sport inevitable it was a move that reaped countless rewards on the world stage here are just a few of the many historic successes in 1926 alfieri maserati drove the maserati tipo 26 to victory in its first ever race – the targa florio in the mountains of sicily in 1939 wilbur shaw won the indianapolis 500 at the wheel of the maserati ‘boyle special’ 8 ctf at an average speed of over 185 km/h he repeated this incredible feat the following year making maserati the only european manufacturer to win the indy 500 twice in the late 1940s maserati took a luxurious turn by creating the a6 1500 production grand tourer this was built in our current home in modena and featured sensuous pininfarina coachwork the convertible a6g frua spyder soon followed since then all maserati production models have followed this unique formula offering race-bred performance captivating italian design and the luxuries and comfort you would expect from a prestigious grand tourer all this is delivered by the latest maserati levante and the striking suv design adds yet another compelling dimension to the experience 12