A next-generation Maserati Quattroporte powered solely by batteries has been delayed.
Citing an organization spokesperson, Automotive Information (subscription required) reported on Wednesday that growth of the redesigned Quattroporte was paused with a purpose to eradicate any dangers regarding “the efficiency degree of the brand new automobile.”
The brand new Quattroporte was initially on monitor for an arrival in 2024. The present technology already ceased manufacturing late final 12 months. Nevertheless, Maserati CEO Davide Grasso in an interview with Italian newspaper La Repubblica revealed final month mentioned the debut will happen in early 2025. It is not clear whether or not the pause in growth will push again that timeline even additional.
Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera reported in December that Maserati’s Stellantis mother or father is seeking to minimize prices and has requested suppliers, together with these linked with the brand new Quattroporte, to scale back costs.
2021 Maserati Quattroporte Trofeo
Deliveries of the GranTurismo Folgore, the electrical model of Maserati’s newest grand tourer, have simply began and will probably be adopted within the second quarter of the 12 months with the beginning of deliveries of the Grecale Folgore, the electrical model of Maserati’s compact crossover.
An electrical model of the MC20 supercar and a GranTurismo convertible that may also supply an electrical possibility are additionally within the pipeline.
The arrival of the brand new Quattroporte will mark a shift at Maserati towards solely launching EVs. A redesigned Levante boasting electrical energy is scheduled to comply with the brand new Quattroporte. The Ghibli, the present model of which ended manufacturing final 12 months, will not be renewed.
As Maserati continues to resume its lineup, ultimately none of its autos will supply a fuel engine anymore. That may occur by 2030, in accordance with the automaker.