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The limited Maserati Levante Trofeo Launch Edition roars into Malaysia

With only 100 available worldwide and three in Malaysia, the limited Maserati Levante Trofeo Launch Edition is finally here.

Just last year, we saw the Levante Vulcano make its debut in Malaysia. Now, we have the special edition Levante Trofeo luxury SUV. But what makes it so special? Aside from the fact that only 100 were made for the global market, Naza Italia – Maserati have brought in three distinct models of the Levante Trofeo launch edition in unique colourways.

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The Levante Trofeo in Blu Emozione Matte.

These colours are the Rosso Magma (red), the Giallo Modenese (yellow), and the Blu Emozione Matte (blue). However, only the red and yellow editions are available for preview. If you’d like to get your hands on the third model, you will have to contact Maserati directly.

At first glance, you’re greeted with the same iconic Trident logo front and centre, resting above the front grille with double vertical bars in Black Piano finish. To top off its look, ultralight high-gloss carbon fibre trimmings can be found around the exterior and interior, giving it an aesthetically pleasing look. However, the looks are just one part that makes Maserati… well, Maserati.

Under the hood, you’ll find its 3.8-litre Twin Turbo V8 engine with 509hp, a top speed of 204kph, and capable of going from 0-100kph in just 3.9 seconds. It is considered to be the most powerful engine to ever fit into a Maserati, a perfect fit for the luxury SUV segment.

One way it really showcases its power is through the Q4 Intelligent All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) system, recalibrated with a new CORSA driving mode with launch control. In normal driving conditions, the Q4 provides total torque output onto the rear wheels. If you’re on slippery or loose road surfaces that may cause you to lose traction in the rear, the system will switch up the front/rear torque split from 0:100% to 50:50% in only 150 milliseconds. As for the CORSA driving mode, it’s programmed to provide faster gear shifting, lower air suspension height levels, sportier Skyhook damping, and optimised AWD settings. This feature is also exclusive only to the Levante Trofeo.

As for the interior, you’ll find elegant features paired with sporty aesthetics to give off a look of pure luxury. Premium full-grain “Pieno Fiore” natural leather sculpts the sport seats, followed by contrast stitching and the Trofeo logo embroidered on the headrests. The central console is a mesh of high-quality forged aluminium and a matte carbon fibre trim. On it lies a personalised badge that bears the legendary Trident, together with the Trofeo logo and the words “one of 100”.

And the icing on top of this iconic piece of Italian machinery, it goes for only RM838,800. Here is your chance to make one of the three Maserati Levante Trofeo Launch Editions yours.

All images courtesy of Maserati.

Wi-Liam Teh
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