New Maserati GranTurismo teased ahead of debut in 2021 – revamped grand tourer will be brand's first EV – paultan.org

Maserati’s revival plan is in full swing with the recent debut of the MC20, but the Italian carmaker has other cars in the pipeline as well. As revealed via its four-year product roadmap, an all-new GranTurismo will arrive next year, and the revamped grand tourer was also teased during the presentation of its new super sports car.

The teaser only shows the GranTurismo’s silhouette, which doesn’t appear to heavily deviate from the first-generation car. The cab back design is accompanied by a long bonnet and short rump, the latter of which looks to feature a small lip on the boot lid. Brighten the image a little bit and you’ll spot the signature tridents on the car’s pillars.

A convertible version – the GranCabrio – will arrive later on in 2022 as the roadmap suggests, with both models set to become the brand’s first cars to adopt an all-electric powertrain. The company didn’t mention if this will be an option alongside conventional internal combustion engines, or if it will be the only powertrain available for both cars.

Electrification is key in Maserati’s new era, as every new model it makes will have a fully-electric version – a strategy that it calls folgore (translates to lightning). This will also see an EV version of the MC20 arrive in the future, and the company’s first step into electrification has already resulted in the Ghibli Hybrid being launched.

Development of the new GranTurismo and GranCabrio will be done in Modena, with production set to take place at Maserati’s upgraded plant in Turin. The first generations of both cars were previously made in Modena, with production ended as of November last year.

Looking again at Maserati’s product roadmap and White Book, a new “D-UV” called the Grecale will debut in 2021 to take its place beneath the Levante, while a convertible version of the MC20 is expected during the same year. Meanwhile, 2022 will see the arrival of an all-new Quattroporte, with a redesigned Levante due in 2023.

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