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Maserati Levante to make North American debut in New York

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The all-new Maserati Levante, the brand’s first-ever SUV, will make its North American debut this week at the 2016 New York Auto Show. Sales in the U.S. will begin this summer at a base price of $72,000 for the 345-horsepower model, and $83,000 for the 424-horsepower S model.

No word yet about Canadian availability and pricing.

Powered by a Ferrari-built 3.0L twin-turbo V6 engine, the Maserati Levante sprints from 0-60 mph (96 km/h) in 5.8 seconds and reaches a top speed of 156 mph (250 km/h). Meanwhile, the Levante S completes the sprint in 5.0 seconds and maxes out at 264 km/h. Both feature auto start/stop and an 8-speed automatic transmission.

Standard equipment on Maserati Levante includes leather upholstery, Maserati 8.4” touch screen with navigation, 8-speaker stereo, cruise control, hill descent control, dual-zone climate control, rain-sensing wipers, keyless entry, HomeLink, and more.