Maserati is able-bodied acquainted that the approaching of automobiles is electric. But amalgam powertrains like the those accessible for the 2021 Ghibli and MC20 are alone one footfall in that direction. Now the marque is attractive to booty a big bound into the electric anarchy with its aboriginal absolutely battery-powered vehicle, the second-generation GranTurismo.
Hidden amid all the absurdity of Wednesday’s actualization of Maserati’s new flagship sports car, the MC20, was a distinct angel of what could be its best important agent yet: the GranTurismo EV. And while we already knew the zero-emission coupé was on its way, the Italian automaker has now accepted it will access abutting year.
When Maserati said goodbye to the Pininfarnia-designed GranTurismo aftermost abatement with the one-off Zéda, the aggregation appear that the car would acknowledgment afterwards a abbreviate absence with a absolutely electric drivetrain. Outside of its accession in 2021, capacity about the car abide hazy, but the brain-teaser angel suggests that it will accept a sleek, ample architecture agnate to the first-generation archetypal of the car. An centralized agitation agent may be additionally accessible as an advantage with the new model.
Shortly afore acknowledging the actuality of the all-electric coupé aftermost year, Maserati appear a about-face in focus, from beautiful sports cars to battery-powered and free vehicles. Initially, the MC20 was to be the company’s aboriginal zero-emission vehicle, but that crimson was bound anesthetized on to the GrandTurismo. (The MC20 will eventually be accessible with a amalgam powertrain.) The two cartage are aloof a brace of the 13 electrified cartage the automaker affairs to absolution amid now and 2024.
Another of those 13 vehicles, the Grecale SUV, was additionally teased for the aboriginal time during the MC20 unveiling. Named afterwards the northeast wind that assault beyond the Mediterranean, the new agent is accepted to aperture in below the brand’s accepted SUV, the Levante, according to CNET. We don’t apperceive back it will arrive, or if it will accept a amalgam or absolutely electric drivetrain, but the audible angel suggests it be aloof as glassy as you’d apprehend from a Maserati.
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