Every Maserati model, including the GranTurismo, will be available in an all-electric version. It will be the first all-electric vehicle from the company. The next-generation GranTurismo and GranCabriolet are currently in development at the carmaker. A new set of spy photos gives us our first look at the all-electric two-door, which differs slightly from the gas-powered variant we’ve seen so far.
The coupe in the new images doesn’t appear to be all that different, but a closer look reveals EV-specific details. The front bumper air intakes are false, and there are no exhaust ports in the back. The lack of a gasoline door on the back fenders and the charging port’s location beneath the taillights near to the trunk are the most telling signs. The wheels appear to be more aerodynamic as well.
Aside from those alterations, the GranTurismo E looks almost identical to the gas-powered variant. With recognisable aesthetic elements and Maserati design touches, the 2018 GT doesn’t appear all that different from its predecessor. The automobile appears to be an extension of what came before it, which isn’t necessarily a negative thing. However, with Maserati packing in the technology and new screens, the inside is one area that should get a significant overhaul.
It’s too early to know what the new Maserati EV will be powered by. The firm hasn’t said anything about the all-electric drivetrain, and we won’t know anything more about it until the model is released. Most manufacturers have focused on producing all-electric crossovers, SUVs, and insane hypercars, so it’ll be intriguing to see how Maserati bundles the powertrain into the two-door. Range and weight will be vital indicators to keep an eye on.
The GranTurismo will be available with a variety of powertrains, with the battery-electric version likely accounting for only a small portion of overall sales. Maserati is expected to use a less powerful version of the 621-horsepower (456-kilowatt) twin-turbo Nettuno V6 from the MC20, according to rumours.
The new GranTurismo has yet to be given a release date by Maserati. The new GT, on the other hand, is expected to launch early this year, with the all-electric variant following later. The GT is already shedding some of its camouflage, indicating that the gas-powered version may be revealed soon.
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