The Maserati Levante Vulcano today saw its Malaysian debut alongside the Maserati’s famous racer, the MC12, at Naza Italia’s Maserati showroom at the Automall PJ.

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The MC12 was made famous during its active years in the FIA GT Championship. The then prototype went into production in 2004, only 25 units were produced. Another 25 units came out in 2005.

Maserati makes in-road in Malaysia

Following the unveilings of the GranTurismo Sports, Quattroporte Sport GTS and GranCabrio, the domestic Maserati distributors presented the Ghibli in 2014. Soon after in 2016, the Levante SUV came along. The Levante represents the Trident marque’s first stab at the SUV market in its century of auto manufacturing. With the rise of SUV-typed vehicles, the Levante became one of the preferred models in the Luxury segment around the globe; Malaysia soon followed the trend.

Celebrating the tenth year of Naza Italia – Maserati pairing

With a decade of partnership, the local Maserati distributor introduced the Levante Vulcano and a Limited Edition version of it. The Levante is equipped with a 430hp twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6 engine. Max torque is rated at 580 Nm.

Major highlights that differentiate it from the standard Levante are the exclusive matte “Grigio Lava” shade, Nerissimo pack details (dark look rear light clusters, black chrome front grille and logos, glossy black window surrounds, body-colored door handles and burnished exhaust tailpipes), and 21-inch Helios wheels in matte with red brake callipers. Those red callipers are paired with  6-piston Brembo Dual Cast brakes. Last but not least, LED Matric headlights are standard for this luxury SUV.

Levante Vulcano Ltd Edition: An interior of refinement and luxury

With the standard Levante Vulcano,, the car is equipped with heated, ventilated full Pieno Fiore leather seats in red, Trident logo headrests and the familiar ‘Boom-effect’. For the limited edition unit, the interior comes in high gloss carbon fiber on the gearshift paddles and inserts on the steering. Further specials include chromed aluminium badge on the central tunnel, along with the Trident emblem, Vulcano logo and “one of 150” serial. The Levante Vulcano standard edition carries a Bowers&Wilkins premium sound system for optimum entertainment values.

A super Premium can’t go without advanced safety, the Levante Vulcano has a range of Advanced Driving Assistance Systems (ADAS).

At launch, the Levante Vulcano retails for RM838,800.00 (inclusive of local taxes and duties). The price includes 3 years Standard Warranty coverage with no mileage restriction plus a Free maintenance program of 3 years/ 100,000 km.