Maserati to launch its first electrified vehicle in Europe

Maserati has joined the ranks of hybrid and electrified automakers with the introduction of a mild-hybrid version of its 2021 Ghibli model. Ronan Glon at Auto Blog writes the Ghibli “features a gasoline-electric powertrain [with] turbocharged, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. It works jointly with a 48-volt belt-driven starter-generator and what the company calls an e-booster that’s essentially an electric supercharger.” The Ghibli hybrid features 330hp and 332lb-ft of of torque. The vehicle will go on sale in Europe beginning in October 2020. At present, Maserati does not have plans to bring the mild-hybrid to the U.S. Read more.

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