Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Fit its Electric Power Trains in Maserati’s Alfieri 

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Fit its Electric Power Trains in Maserati’s Alfieri 

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Fit its Electric Power Trains in Maserati’s Alfieri

$RACE, $FCAU, $TSLA

Maserati’s flagship sports car, the Alfieri, will go electric, offering hybrid, plug-in hybrid and full-electric versions

Fiat-Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) said its 5-year plan Friday. The Italian luxury brand also outlined plans to launch a midsize SUV, all-new versions of the Quattroporte and Levante, and said it intends to electrify its entire fleet by Y 2022.

Tim Kuniskis, boss of the iconic Maserati brand, said in the presentation in Italy that Ferrari will supply all future power-trains across every configuration, including hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric vehicles.

Fiat Chrysler also announced that it will market full EVs under the Maserati Blue label.

Maserati Blue will offer battery-electric versions of 4 cars, as follows: The Alfieri coupe, a convertible version named the Cabrio, the Quattroporte (4dr sedan), and the Levante (SUV).

The Alfieri debuted as a 2+2 sports coupe concept at the Geneva Motor Show in Y 2014.

The production version calls for a new modular aluminum space frame to minimize weight gain, and it will offer AWD (all-wheel-drive) with full active torque vectoring. Top speed will be more than 186 mph, and it will go from 0 to 62 mph in around 2 secs.

Maserati promises a best-in-class lightweight platform SUV with 50/50 weight distribution.

New versions of the Quattroporte luxury sedan and Levante crossover will also be based on a new lightweight, modular platform and will include Level 2 autonomous-driving capabilities, with Level 3 available by late Y 2021 or early Y 2022. Both cars will get Q4 AWD and come with a choice of 3 power-trains, including hybrid and PHEV.

Maserati sales are up globally by 700% since Y 2011, with volumes up by more than 80% outside of the EU. It is targeting 100,000 annual sales by Y 2022, up from around 50,000 in Y 2017.

The Italians know how to build cars, engines and motors, so expect these Maserati’s to devour Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) world wide.

Symbol Last Trade Date Change Open High Low Volume
NYSE:RACE 132.9 1 Jun 2018 1.55 133.66 133.81 131.44 287,000
HeffX-LTN Analysis for RACE: Overall Short Intermediate Long
Bullish (0.30) Neutral (0.19) Bullish (0.28) Bullish (0.42)
Symbol Last Trade Date Change Open High Low Volume
NYSE:FCAU 21.55 1 Jun 2018 -1.68 22.8 22.8 21.34 13,196,300
HeffX-LTN Analysis for FCAU: Overall Short Intermediate Long
Bearish (-0.32) Bearish (-0.36) Very Bearish (-0.50) Neutral (-0.10)
Symbol Last Trade Date Change Open High Low Volume
NASDAQ:TSLA 291.82 1 Jun 2018 7.09 285.86 291.95 283.84 5,424,300
HeffX-LTN Analysis for TSLA: Overall Short Intermediate Long
Neutral (-0.04) Neutral (-0.01) Neutral (0.12) Neutral (-0.22)

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