Maserati, the Italian luxury car brand owned by automotive conglomerate Stellantis, announced that it plans to offer electric versions of all vehicles in its lineup by 2025. The electrification strategy dubbed Folgore, or lightning bolt in Spanish, also calls for the first model of the The plan will be a new electric grand tourer (GT), which will have more than 1,200 horsepower.
The GT, whose sales will begin in 2023, will be the first fully electric vehicle from the historic Italian brand. The electric coupé will have three electric motors, two in the rear and one in the front, which will provide it with all-wheel drive. According to its manufacturer, it could reach a top speed of almost 190 miles per hour and accelerate from 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) in less than three seconds.
The Maserati Gran Turismo will be followed, also next year, by the electric version of the new Grecale mid-size SUV, whose production option will see the light of day for the first time in the coming days. The Folgore plan foresees that by 2025 Maserati will have electric versions of the convertible edition of the GT known as the GranCabrio, the MC20 supercar, the Quattroporte sedan and the Levante large SUV.
The Maserati gran turismo will be built at the manufacturer’s plant in Mirafiori, Italy, which was remodeled in 2019 for the construction of electric cars at a cost of about $4.81 billion and where the Fiat 500 electric, an electric model, is currently being built. that Fiat does not offer to the US public.
Davide Grasso, CEO of Maserati, stated that this will be the first luxury car manufacturer to offer a fully electric version of each of its products by 2025. Most of the major brands in this segment have announced plans for the entire its sales or a large proportion of these are from electric vehicles by 2030.
Maserati gave no information on the prices of its upcoming electric cars, which we expect to know when the models are revealed.