The Maserati GranTurismo and Grecale can be ordered as electric cars

The Maserati GranTurismo and Grecale can be ordered as electric cars

After several delays, Italian luxury car maker Maserati has now unveiled its first two electric models and published more information about its electrification strategy. The two-door GranTurismo Folgore electric sports car can now be ordered from over 200,000 euros and the mid-size Grecale Folgore electric SUV from over 124,000 euros. Maserati uses the suffix “Folgore” – Italian for “electricity” – to identify its electronic-only models.

The powertrain of the GranTurismo Folgore was developed using technologies from Formula E, such as: B. Silicon carbide inverters for better energy flow and higher efficiency. The 800-volt battery drives three electric power motors – one at the front and two at the back – which together deliver up to 560 kW (761 hp) and 1350 Nm of torque to all four wheels. “Blitz” runs to 100 km / h in 2.7 seconds and reaches a speed of up to 320 km / h. GranTurismo Folgore can travel up to 450 kilometers on a single battery charge.

Maserati Grecale Folgore is a fully electric SUV with a battery capacity of 105 kWh, which takes up to 500 km. With 368 kW (500 hp) and 800 Nm of torque, it reaches a top speed of more than 200 km / h.


According to its own statement, Maserati believes “more than ever in the future of electric mobility” – which the Italians describe for the coming years as follows: The first two electric cars should be followed by the GranCabrio Folgore this year. The MC20 super sports car is scheduled to have an electric drive in 2025, and the large electric SUV above the Grecale is scheduled for 2027. The four-door Quattroporte sports sedan will only be available as an electric car in 2028 instead of 2025 as previously planned. From 2028, Maserati only wants to sell electric cars.

The electrification of Maserati is part of the strategic plan of the parent company Stellantis “Dare Forward 2030” announced in early 2022. 2024 will be an important year for the development and growth of the company, especially amid the challenges and changes facing luxury brands in the business sector. cars in the world, Maserati said in a statement.

We will be working hard to drive the electrification revolution, with two of our most popular models already available in their 100 percent electronic versions and more this year.Says Davide Grasso, CEO of Maserati. “We will offer our customers the most powerful Maseratis ever and push the boundaries of driving pleasure into a new era“, he promises.

Source: Maserati – press release from January 25, 2024