2024 Maserati GranTurismo Folgore spy shots: Maserati’s first EV spotted

Maserati has been out testing prototypes for a redesigned GranTurismo for over a yr, however the newest tester is the primary we have seen for a deliberate electrical model of the automotive.

Maserati is dedicated to providing an electrical choice on all of its automobiles by the center of the last decade, with the redesigned GranTurismo to be the primary recipient.

The brand new grand tourer is anticipated to debut later this yr, albeit initially in internal-combustion guise solely. The electrical model ought to arrive in 2023, which means we’ll doubtless see it hit showrooms as a 2024 mannequin.

We all know this newest prototype is for the electrical GranTurismo due to the sealed-off intakes within the entrance fascia, the shortage of exhaust suggestions, and what seems to be a charging port on the rear fascia.

The camouflage gear additionally options the time period “Folgore,” which is the title Maserati has chosen for its electrical branding. It is Italian for “lightning.”

The powertrain within the electrical GranTurismo is anticipated to encompass a three-motor setup with one motor up entrance and two on the rear. The setup can also be anticipated to run at 800 volts, which means high-speed charging can be attainable. A teaser video from early 2020 hints on the sound of the powertrain will make.

The inner-combustion engine destined to be supplied alongside the brand new Folgore setup can be Maserati’s 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 that debuted within the 2022 MC20 supercar, probably with a mild-hybrid setup connected. The V-6 by itself delivers 621 hp within the MC20.

A GranTurismo Convertible (GranCabrio in some markets) can also be deliberate, each with internal-combustion and electrical energy. Anticipate it to reach a few yr after the coupe.

The final GranTurismo reached the top of manufacturing in 2019 after a 12-year run. The specialist plant in Modena the place it was constructed is now churning out the MC20. The brand new GranTurismo can be constructed at a plant in Turin.

Earlier than we see the brand new GranTurimso, Maserati will introduce a small SUV referred to as the Grecale. It has been designed on the platform of the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, and makes its debut on March 22.

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