At the recently received spy shots clearly showed that under the guise of Maserati Jibla (Dhibli) tested a new model of the Italian automaker. The test sample is built with top of the roof, increased ground clearance and enhanced arch, which indicates that it is a test drive of Maserati Levante, and not just any sports fastback versions.
Coming Maserati SUV will be officially presented in next 2015, but now the new Maserati passes last stage of testing chassis, transmission and engine. A platform for the new crossover sedan model will precisely Dhibli, as well as brand all-wheel drive Q4. Engines will be available in three variants: the new Maserati diesel 3.0 with 271 hp, petrol 3.0 bi-turbo unit with 410 horses and top-end 3.8-liter twin-turbo with 530 hp.
Three years ago, Italians in the alliance Fiat-Chrysler presented a concept SUV Maserati called Kubang
From the photos of Levante is not clear if new crossover Maserati features Kubang concept or there will be more similar to the whole of the current lineup. The future model will not likely show themselves in a professional off-road. The main goal of the Levant - to lure a part of buyers of 2015-2016 from current competitors in the face of Porsche Cayenne, BMW X6, and all-wheel drive Mercedes MLA.