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Italian Automaker Teases In Similar Fashion As The MC20 Promotion...

Maserati has released the brand’s first teaser images of its all-new midsized Grecale SUV, in a similar fashion to what the Italian premium brand did leading up to the debut of its MC20 super sports-car last year. Some blurred images of the new SUV were shot outside the historic Maserati plant on Viale Ciro Menotti in Modena. Maserati let their employees released the images first on various social media networks last night.

2022 Maserati Grecale Teaser. (Maserati).

Named after the fierce north-east wind of the Mediterranean Sea, the new SUV will wear the Grecale name. It follows a long-standing practice of naming its cars after the world’s most famous winds. It all began in 1963, with the legendary Mistral. This was followed by Ghibli, Bora, Merak, and Khamsin.

The all-new Maserati Grecale will utilize the Giorgio-architecture that currently underpins Alfa Romeo Stelvio. Back in September, we saw spy photos of a few Alfa Romeo Stelvio-bodied mules wearing a Maserati grille under heavy black vinyl camouflage. The photos now confirm that production-bodied prototypes are now undergoing intensive on-road testing.

2022 Maserati Grecale Rendering. (Ryan Dodd Designs).

Sources close to MoparInsiders.com are indicating that the base engine for the Grecale will be the same as the 2021 Maserati Ghibli Hybrid, a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four-cylinder from the FCA Global Medium Engine (GME) family. Power should be identical with 330 horsepower and torque of 450 Nm (332 ft.-lb) delivered from just 1,500 rpm. The 2.0-liter engine will be paired with a 48-volt belt starter generator and an additional electric supercharger (e-Booster), supported by a battery, similar to the eTorque system found on the Ram 1500.

2022 Maserati Grecale Teaser. (Maserati).

The 2022 Maserati Grecale will be built at the Cassino, Italy assembly plant which recently had an investment of €800 million in preparation for the new SUV. The Grecale should make its official debut by the end of this year. The license plate on the Grecale has “MMXXI” written on it, symbolizing we might see another unveiling event similar to the MMXX event last year.

What do you think of the new Grecale thus far? Leave us a comment below or in the MoparInsiders.com forums.

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Besides being hybrid, will this justify the higher cost over Alfa Stlevio ?

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Besides being hybrid, will this justify the higher cost over Alfa Stlevio ?

Better materials, longer wheelbase, and being a premium offering.

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I'm not sure on longer wheelbase but they're trying their best to offer more internal space in comparison to Stelvio.

Actually Stelvio doesn't have lack of legroom for its class but here they will try to better it. This model is very important for American and Chinese markets. Especially in China rear leg room is very important. They still have chauffeurs.

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Besides being hybrid, will this justify the higher cost over Alfa Stlevio ?

Macan over Q5? Not to mention that Macan is still on the old generation MLB platform as the previous generation Q5.

Porsche is smaller, has less space, less technology than Audi. And still it's almost $10k premium over Audi.

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Macan over Q5? Not to mention that Macan is still on the old generation MLB platform as the previous generation Q5.

Porsche is smaller, has less space, less technology than Audi. And still it's almost $10k premium over Audi.

But I thought Stlevio was already marketed against Macan!!

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