Before we could indulge in the decadence of Goodwood, we had to get there and thankfully that was behind the wheel of the updated Levante SUV with its 424bhp 3.0-litre, V6 engine.”

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Maserati Levante: Small changes, hopefully big impact


While car companies have many tricks up their sleeves to entice buyers into showrooms, one thing that can’t be bought is heritage, which Maserati has in abundance. The chance to drive the updated 2019 Levante SUV to the Goodwood Festival of Speed brought both worlds together in the perfect setting.


I’ve always looked to Maserati as the thinking person’s Italian supercar, not as brash as some of its local competitors. So the chance to mix the new with the classic by driving the 2019 model Maserati Levante to the Goodwood Festival of Speed was too good to pass up.


Along with the $10 million, Maserati MC12 GT1, one of just 11 that raced most recently in the 2010 FIA GT1 World Championship and aMaserati 250F once raced by Stirling Moss in 1956, their was also the little known 1958 Maserati Eldorado that had a big impact on modern motor racing.[To be continued...]

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